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Pennsylvania breweries
Bryson, Lew.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [2000]

Physical Description:
xvi, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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TX950.57.P4 B79 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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In this second edition, 15 new breweries have been added and all other have been updated. Tourists and beer lovers will learn about the history, current output, and types of beer produced at the 53 locations, as well as information on tours, food served, and nearby lodging and attractions. The author, a beer connoisseur, recommends a 'pick', or favourite beer, for each brewery.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Gritty Survivors: The Old Guardp. 1
Pittsburgh Brewing Companyp. 2
Latrobe Brewing Companyp. 5
Straub Breweryp. 8
The Lion Breweryp. 11
D. G. Yuengling and Sonp. 15
A word about...Ales and Lagersp. 21
City of Brotherly Brewers: Philadelphiap. 23
Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurantp. 31
Yards Brewing Companyp. 35
Red Bell Brewing Companyp. 38
Independence Brew Pubp. 42
Manayunk Brewing Companyp. 45
A word about...Micros, Brewpubs, and Craft Brewersp. 48
From Horse Country to the Delaware: Southeastern Pennsylvaniap. 51
Triumph New Hopep. 53
Porterhouse Restaurant and Breweryp. 57
Crabby Larry's Brewpub, Steak, and Crab Housep. 61
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, North Walesp. 65
General Lafayette Innp. 69
Sly Fox Brewhouse and Eatery, Phoenixvillep. 72
Sly Fox Brewery and Pub, Royersfordp. 76
Rock Bottom, King of Prussiap. 80
Valley Forge Brewing Companyp. 83
John Harvard's Brew House, Waynep. 86
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, West Chesterp. 89
John Harvard's Brew House, Springfieldp. 92
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, Mediap. 94
Victory Brewing Companyp. 97
McKenzie Brew Housep. 101
A word about...Pennsylvania Hotel Barsp. 106
A Patchwork of Farms: Pennsylvania Dutch Countryp. 111
Lancaster Brewing Companyp. 113
Bube's Breweryp. 117
Swashbuckler Brewing Company, Ltd.p. 121
Stoudt's Brewing Companyp. 125
Legacy Brewing Companyp. 129
Kutztown Tavern/Golden Avalanche Brewing Companyp. 133
Bethlehem Brew Worksp. 137
Weyerbacher Brewing Companyp. 141
A word about...Brewing Beerp. 146
Watered by the Susquehanna: The Capital Corridorp. 149
Appalachian Brewing Company, Harrisburgp. 150
Troegs Brewing Companyp. 154
Appalachian Brewing Company, Gettysburgp. 157
Gettysbrew Pub and Breweryp. 162
Market Cross Pub and Breweryp. 164
Selin's Grove Brewing Companyp. 168
Bullfrog Breweryp. 172
A word about...Beer Travelingp. 177
God's Country: Upstate Beer Adventurep. 179
Barley Creek Brewing Companyp. 180
Otto's Pub and Breweryp. 184
Marzoni's Brick Oven and Brewing Companyp. 190
Johnstown Brewing Companyp. 195
Erie Brewing Companyp. 200
Four Sons Brewing Companyp. 203
Foxburg Inn on the Alleghenyp. 207
North Country Brewing Companyp. 210
A word about...Pennsylvania's Regional Foodsp. 215
Not Just Iron City: Pittsburghp. 221
Pennsylvania Brewing Companyp. 228
Church Brew Worksp. 231
Rock Bottom, Homesteadp. 234
John Harvard's Brew House, Wilkins Townshipp. 237
Red Star Brewery and Grillp. 240
Beerwebsp. 245
The Boneyardp. 247