Pennsylvania Breweries Updates

I'll try to keep the breweries updated as much as possible; major changes like openings and closings for sure. If you see a change I've missed, please let me know!


Brewery Name
Area
Status
Notes and updates
Abbey Wright Brewing
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Allentown Brew Works
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Appalachian Camp Hill
Capital Area
OPEN

Appalachian Gettysburg
Capital Area
OPEN

Appalachian Harrisburg
Capital Area
OPEN

Barley Creek B.C.
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Bavarian Barbarian B.C.
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Berwick B.C.
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Bethlehem Brew Works
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Blue Canoe Brewery
Northwest Corner
OPEN

Boston Beer Company
Old Guard
OPEN

Boxcar Brewing
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Breaker B.C.
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Brewerie at Union Station
Northwest Corner
OPEN

Bube’s Brewery
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Bullfrog Brewery
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Church Brew Works
Pittsburgh
OPEN

City B.C.
Old Guard
OPEN

Copper Kettle Brewing
Appalachian Front
On Hiatus
9/2010: Due to family considerations, Copper Kettle ceased brewing operations around the beginning of 2010; they expect to return sometime soon.
Crabby Larry’s Brewpub
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Dock Street Brewery
Philadelphia
OPEN

Earth Bread + Brewery
Philadelphia
OPEN

East End Brewing
Pittsburgh
OPEN

Elk Creek Café and Aleworks
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Erie B.C.
Northwest Corner
OPEN

Full Pint B.C.
Pittsburgh
OPEN

G.G. Brewers
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Gamble Mill
Appalachian Front
OPEN
Gamble Mill began serving house-brewed beer as of 11/19/10.
General Lafayette Inn
Philly Suburbs
CLOSED (brewing continues, re-opening soon)
9/27/10: Chris Leonard is selling the General, and an agreement is close. In the meantime, the restaurant has closed, but brewing continues; Leonard expects to be brewing for the new owners’ supply, and a new brewing facility is planned in North Wales, all under the name Copper Crow Brewing. Stay tuned.
Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
OPEN

Iron Hill Lancaster
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Iron Hill Media
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Iron Hill North Wales
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Iron Hill Phoenixville
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Iron Hill West Chester
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Kutztown Tavern
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Lancaster B.C.
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Lion Brewery
Old Guard
OPEN

Manayunk B.C.
Philadelphia
OPEN

Market Cross Pub and Brewery
Capital Area
OPEN

Marzoni’s
Appalachian Front
OPEN

McKenzie Brew House
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

McKenzie Brew House II
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Nodding Head
Philadelphia
OPEN

North Country B.C.
Northwest Corner
OPEN

Old Forge B.C.
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Otto’s Pub and Brewery
Appalachian Front
OPEN
Open in new location (as noted in the book) and brewing!
Pennsylvania B.C.
Pittsburgh
OPEN
12/13/10: Tom Pastorius has left the building: there has been a falling-out among the partners. Tom retains a minority share but is no longer involved in managing the brewery. There is a pending lawsuit. Good news: beer is still flowing.
Philadelphia B.C.
Philadelphia
OPEN

Porterhouse
Philly Suburbs
NO LONGER BREWING
9/29/10: Porterhouse gave up, and will not be repairing their boiler. The brewing system is for sale.
Rivertowne Pour House
Pittsburgh
OPEN

Rock Bottom Homestead
Pittsburgh
OPEN

Rock Bottom King of Prussia
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Roy Pitz Brewing
Capital Area
OPEN

Selin's Grove B.C.
Appalachian Front
OPEN

ShawneeCraft Brewery
Appalachian Front
OPEN

Sly Fox Phoenixville
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Sly Fox Royersford
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Sprague Farm and Brew Works
Northwest Corner
OPEN

Spring House Brewery
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Stoudt's B.C.
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Straub Brewery
Old Guard
OPEN

Swashbuckler B.C.
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN
Mark Braunwarth is no longer brewing at Swashbuckler.
Triumph New Hope
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Triumph Old City
Philadelphia
OPEN
9/23/10: Patrick Jones is no longer the brewer; replacement to be named.
Tröegs B.C.
Capital Area
OPEN

Union Barrel Works
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Victory B.C.
Philly Suburbs
OPEN

Voodoo B.C.
Northwest Corner
OPEN

Weyerbacher B.C.
Pennsylvania Dutch
OPEN

Yards B.C.
Philadelphia
OPEN

D.G. Yuengling and Son
Old Guard
OPEN

Yuengling II
Old Guard
OPEN