Skip to comments.Yuengling, largest American-owned brewer.. won't build next brewery in Pennsylvania
Posted on 10/07/2012 10:33:00 AM PDT by george76
Despite Yuenglings double-digit growth rate, a slew of unserved states still clamor for its beer.
Soon, some states could be competing for the honor of hosting the Pottsville beermakers next brewery.
Last year, Americas oldest brewery became the nations largest American-owned brewer. With a move into Ohio last year, D.G. Yuengling & Sons sales rose to about 2½ million barrels enough to eclipse Boston Beer Co.s Samuel Adams brands.
Unfortunately, Yuengling said he doubts he will build the brewery in Pennsylvania, even though a western Pennsylvania location would be perfect for the brands continued westward expansion.
The decision comes down to taxes, incentives and the states business climate, Yuengling said.
In the interview, Yuengling hinted that there are far more business-friendly states.
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Yuengling, now the largest American-owned brewer, says it likely won't build its next brewery in Pennsylvania for business reasons
Really good beer, if a little on the “light” end of the flavor spectrum. I hope they build their next brewery in the south. That would be a poke in the eye to the Northeats/midwest high tax states.
Sounds like they have some common sense.
I wish that some reporter would ask that smug SOB and ex-governor Ed Rendell about this. (He’s everywhere despite having left office) He has a Clinton-esque way with the truth and nobody ever calls him on his outrageous claims about his economic record. He was an unmitigated disaster.
Too bad they couldn’t buy the Tennessee facility. I’m sure that would be a good state for them. I’m a big Yingling fan.
I like it too. My only complaint is that it is a little light on the flavor spectrum, which is why I grab a Sam Adams instead.
Hubby’s favorite beer, I’m glad that they’re doing well.
One of the most enjoyable meals I've ever had. The Yuengling was reminescent of what Coors once was, long ago, before they were forced to start selling nationwide.
If you want on/off the PA Ping List, please freepmail me. Thanks!
Rampant liberalism is bad for business. Dick Yuengling Jr. tries to explain to a nation of idiotic Obummer voters why.
Yuengling in a can: The perfect boat beer.
Look at Tennessee. Very low taxes.
Last time I looked Tampa, Florida is in the south. (My home town)
Yuengling is just about the only beer I drink... discovered it about three years ago....excellent beer...
One knothead actually makes the "You didn't build that" argument.
The company I work for has offices in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Every time the crew from San Jose goes back there, everyone who enjoys a good beer looks forward to pounding a few Yuenglings.
We need the work in the panhandle...I hope they consider us, too!
We need the work in the panhandle...I hope they consider us, too!
Yuengling in a bottle: the perfect golf beer.
I have to restrict myself to 4 per round though. Any more and I would throw my clubs in a pond and sit in the shade drinking.
I used to drink it whenever I was in Pa. Then much to my delight I found it had reached South Carolina. It’s the perfect golf beer!
Yuengling, come to the Mountains of NC.
Sierra Nevada, New Belgium and Oskar Blues are opening major breweries there amongst the many micro breweries in the area.
I gather it's a German name but the spelling makes it look Chinese: Yung Ling.
They'll fit in well over there.
Sorry, I meant there already is a brewery in Tampa...
I thought Annikin killed all the younglings in the third episode as he went to the dark side.
If I recall, they had a spot picked out in Memphis a year or two ago but the deal apparently fell through. Would be better if they built in eastern TN anyway, where the best water is located.
So which of the Yuengling selections is your fav?
Problem is there shouldn’t be all these so-called economic development agencies and programs that take money from taxpayers in one locale to bribe new businesses to locate there. It’s no different from any other form of government picking winners and losers and it is counter-productive.
We have a group here that gets to travel on our dime while schmoozing with consultants (what a racket that is!) and wining and dining various business people - just like every other state, city, and even small towns!
I’m sure even now this brewer is being promised all kinds of goodies to get them to move. It’s a con job. Let the free market work!
Good catch! The article led me to believe (or perhaps I misread it) that they only had breweries in PA.
Augie Busch once said Coors would never be sold in the state of Missouri. How wrong he was. But at what cost-to Coors?
Oh, and don't get me started on what expansion did to Rolling Rock. Another once great beer. One could pour it gently in a frosted mug on a cold day and the suds would overflow the glass a second later. Great stuff. What they did to it was a crime.
I’d raather have a Stegmaier.
Should read HOT day!
I was a (underage) Budweiser drinker from day one. Then, Budweiser workers went on strike sometime in the early 1970's and Coors saw an opening. Coors was suddenly $1 per six pack.
Became a Coors drinker. Stayed that way for a decade or more.
My first ex-wife then was accepted to a dental school in Boston. We made several trips back and forth to NM in an Oldsmobile Vistacruiser.
Enough room in there to haul my personal supply and enough bootleg at $20 per case retail to the marks to pay for the gas.
Quit drinking entirely 2 decades ago, but my remembrances of the old Coors are very good.
Yuengling Porter is my favorite with Yuengling Black&Tan in second place. I don’t like the regular Yuengling
I have a bottle in my hand as I tyoe. I don’t drink a lot of beer but when I do it is Yuengling in a bottle.
Come on down to Texas. Business friendly, good road net, good rail net. And lots of college students, rednecks, oil patch and factory workers who drink lots of beer year round.
Agreed. I seldom choose Yuengling if there's a decent alternative.
Try the Yuengling Lager
It’s my alternative to “Harp “ , if the “Harp “ isn’t available.
I normally buy the variety pack the original is my favorite though
Build it in Washington! I just returned from Pittsburgh and enjoyed a couple of cold Yuengling draft Lagers and a pizza at Primanti’s while watching the Mountaineers take care of Texas last night. It doesn’t get much better than that.
They can’t expand westward fast enough to suit me. I wouldn’t mind it if Dunkin Donuts put their return to the west on a faster track either.
Yea, the Coors of 35 years ago was good.
Yah, don’t they have a brewery out by USF & MOSI?
the collective is responsible for when and where everything is built, so says der bambam...
LOL As a former Pennsylvanian, tell him that he is right.
And they won't build the next one there either!
“Yuengling” won’t fit across the hood of a “Stock” Car.