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Pennsylvania brands Yuengling and Hershey’s team up to create new beer, Chocolate Porter

Pennsylvania brands Yuengling and Hershey’s team up to create new beer, Chocolate Porter

From a press release: Today, America’s oldest brewery, D.G. Yuengling & Son, announced its first-ever beer collaboration with Hershey’s, America’s most beloved chocolate brand. Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter will be available on draft only in select markets, while supplies last, starting mid-October. This is the first beer collaboration ever for the two iconic Pennsylvania brands. […]

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Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play album release shows for ‘Motherbrain’ Aug. 21-Sept. 1

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play album release shows for ‘Motherbrain’ Aug. 21-Sept. 1

From a press release: After signing with Mascot Label Group last year and releasing two new music videos this year, Pottsville groove rock band Crobot is finally ready to debut their fourth studio album, “Motherbrain,” with a string of release shows that kick off next week. The short run begins with two nights in Brooklyn, […]

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Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

From a press release: Wrapping up the casino’s three-month Hot Summer Fun promotion, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Food Truck Festival on Sunday, Aug. 25. Held on the Pocono Downs racetrack from noon-5 p.m., this family-friendly event will feature some of the best food truck cuisine in Northeastern Pennsylvania, live entertainment, […]

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Taking Back Sunday guitarist plays at The Keys in Scranton with new band Fate’s Got a Driver on Aug. 3

Taking Back Sunday guitarist plays at The Keys in Scranton with new band Fate’s Got a Driver on Aug. 3

Fate’s Got a Driver, a new post-hardcore band featuring guitarist Eddie Reyes of platinum emo rock group Taking Back Sunday, was forced to postpone their first Scranton show in March “due to an unforeseen medical emergency.” Now they have announced that the makeup date will be Saturday, Aug. 3 at The Keys in downtown Scranton. […]

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’90s alt rockers Better Than Ezra will headline Yuengling’s free 190th anniversary concert in Pottsville on July 13

’90s alt rockers Better Than Ezra will headline Yuengling’s free 190th anniversary concert in Pottsville on July 13

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son celebrated its first-ever America’s Oldest Brewery Day today at its historic Pottsville brewery. To commemorate the new holiday, which will be observed every April 18, the sixth generation Yuengling family members – Jen, Wendy, Debbie, and Sheryl Yuengling – officially sealed the 190th anniversary time capsule dedicated […]

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Yuengling is still No. 1 craft brewing company in U.S. and 6th overall brewery in nationwide sales

Yuengling is still No. 1 craft brewing company in U.S. and 6th overall brewery in nationwide sales

From a press release: Today, the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers, released its annual lists of the Top 50 producing craft brewing companies and overall brewing companies in the United States, based on beer sales volume. Of the Top 50 overall brewing companies, 40 were small and independent […]

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Yuengling celebrates 190th anniversary with special beer cans, free summer concert, and more

Yuengling celebrates 190th anniversary with special beer cans, free summer concert, and more

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son will commemorate its 190th anniversary by offering fans special new packaging, promotions, brewery exclusive beers, and celebratory events throughout 2019. Yuengling will release a series of five limited-edition, collectible Yuengling Traditional Lager beer cans. Between January and May, a new 12-ounce can design will hit stores each […]

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Yuengling releases Golden Pilsner, its first year-round beer in 17 years, this April

Yuengling releases Golden Pilsner, its first year-round beer in 17 years, this April

From a press release: The makers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s favorite go-to lager, D.G. Yuengling & Son, are adding a new beer to their core product portfolio – Yuengling Golden Pilsner. Described as a “modern pilsner crafted with the perfect balance of hop and malt character for crisp, smooth refreshment” and born from “six generations of […]

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Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play as a duo at World of Brew in Pittston on March 17

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play as a duo at World of Brew in Pittston on March 17

From a press release: Kingston-based artistic promotion and production team Camp Rattler is bringing two members of Pottsville groove rock band Crobot – vocalist Brandon Yeagley and guitarist Chris Bishop – to play as an acoustic duo at World of Brew in Pittston on Saturday, March 17. Signed to Wind-up Records, home of many major […]

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Yuengling and Victory Brewing make Super Bowl bet with Samuel Adams and Jack’s Abby

Yuengling and Victory Brewing make Super Bowl bet with Samuel Adams and Jack’s Abby

As everyone places their bets for Super Bowl LII, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville has joined in on a Twitter bet among fellow craft breweries over who will win the big game. Before the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota this Sunday, Feb. 4, Boston […]