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Last updated: December 3, 2000


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15200: Pittsburgh

Church Brew Works
Lawrenceville Brewery
3525 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15201

Phone: +1 412-688-8282
Fax: +1 412-688-8201

Brewpub
Opened July 31, 1996.
Brewer: Bryan Pearson.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Pittsburgh Brewing
3340 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15201

Phone: +1 412-682-7400
Fax: +1 412-682-2379

Large Brewery
12.5 points / 1 beer
Opened 1861.
Brewer: Mike Carota.
Capacity 1,250,000 barrels.
Wainwright Brewing
3410 Sassafras Street
Pittsburgh PA 15201

Phone: +1 412-692-1144
Fax: +1 412-692-1103

Beer Marketing Company
12.5 points / 2 beers
Brewer: Pittsburgh Brewing.
Sharp Edge Creekhouse
288 West Steuben Street
Pittsburgh PA 15206

Phone: +1 412-922-8118

Brewpub
Pennsylvania Brewing
Penn Brewery
800 Vinial Street
Pittsburgh PA 15212

Phone: +1 412-237-9402
Fax: +1 412-237-9406

Brewpub
15.0 points / 2 beers
Opened June 1, 1989.
Brewer: Alexander Deml.
Capacity 18,000 barrels.
Foundry Ale Works
2816 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh PA 15222

Phone: +1 412-338-9050
Fax: +1 412-281-1943

Brewpub
Opened December 1, 1997.
Brewer: Jonathan Zangwill, Aran Madden.
Capacity 1,250 barrels.
Smallman Brewing
Valhalla
1150 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh PA 15222

Phone: +1 412-434-0208
Fax: +1 412-434-0183

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.
Strip Brewery and Alehouse
2106 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15222

Brewpub - Closed
Opened June 6, 1997.
Capacity 1,400 barrels.
Three Rivers Brewing
2837 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh PA 15222

Brewpub - Closed
Opened December 2, 1996.
Closed 1997.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
John Harvard's Brew House - Wilkins Township
3466 William Penn Highway
The Shops at Penn Center
Pittsburgh PA 15235

Phone: +1 412-824-9440
Fax: +1 412-824-7668

Brewpub
Opened August 19, 1997.
Brewer: Pete Seaman.

15400: Pittsburgh
Smithton

Jones Brewing
254 Second Street
PO Box 746
Smithton PA 15479

Phone: +1 724-872-2337
Fax: +1 724-872-6538

Microbrewery
Opened 1907.
Brewer: Greg King.
Capacity 200,000 barrels.

15600: Greensburg - Latrobe
Greensburg - Latrobe

Red Star Brewery and Grille
101 Ehalt Street
Greensburg PA 15601

Phone: +1 724-850-7245
Fax: +1 724-850-7247

Brewpub
Opened October 20, 1998.
Brewer: Mike Escort.
Latrobe Brewing
119 Jefferson Street
PO Box 350
Latrobe PA 15650

Phone: +1 724-537-5545
Fax: +1 724-537-4035

Large Brewery
11.5 points / 2 beers
Opened June 1, 1939.
Brewer: Joe Gruss.
Capacity 1,500,000 barrels.

15800: Du Bois
St.Mary's

Straub Brewing
303 Sorg Street
St.Mary's PA 15857

Phone: +1 814-834-2875
Fax: +1 814-834-7628

Microbrewery
Opened 1972.
Brewer: Thomas Straub.
Capacity 35,000 barrels.

15900: Johnstown

Johnstown Brewing Company
134 Gazebo Park
Johnstown PA 15901

Phone: +1 814-479-4426
Fax: +1 814-479-2387

Beer Marketing Company
Opened March 15, 1995.
Brewer: Jones Brewing.

16100: New Castle
Greenville - Jamestown

Pymatuning Dam Brewery
305 Third Street
Greenville PA 16125

Phone: +1 888-326-7837

Microbrewery
Crooked Creek Brewery
305 Third Street
PO Box 545
Jamestown PA 16134

Phone: +1 412-932-3006

Beer Marketing Company
Opened June 23, 1995.
Brewer: Straub Brewing.

16300: Oil City
Franklin

Primo Barone's Restaurant and Brewery
1564 Airport Road
Venango Regional Airport
Franklin PA 16323

Phone: +1 814-432-2588

Brewpub
Opened March 1, 1998.
Brewer: Eve Martino.

16500: Erie

Erie Brewing
Hoppers Brewpub
123 West Fourteenth Street
Erie PA 16501

Phone: +1 814-452-2787
Fax: +1 814-459-7488

Brewpub
Opened November 10, 1994.
Brewer: Bob Shaffer.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.

16800: Altoona
Phillipsburg

Mount Nittany Brewing
200 Shady Lane
Phillipsburg PA 16866

Phone: +1 814-342-2118

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1998.
Brewer: Mark Bloom.

17000: Harrisburg
Carlisle - Lewistown - New Cumberland

Whitetail Brewing
111 North Hanover Street
Carlisle PA 17013

Microbrewery
Brewer: Wade Keech.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Formerly located in York PA.
Jack's Mountain Restaurant and Brewery
904 US Highway 522 South
Lewistown PA 17044

Phone: +1 717-242-6483

Brewpub
Opened June 15, 1998.
Capacity 600 barrels.
Firehouse Brewpub
316 Fourth Street
New Cumberland PA 17070

Brewpub - Closed
Opened April 3, 1996.
Closed August 1, 1997.
Capacity 10,000 barrels.

17100: Harrisburg

Appalachian Brewing
50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg PA 17101

Phone: +1 717-221-1080
Fax: +1 717-221-1083

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1997.
Brewer: Dave White.
Capacity 25,000 barrels.
Troegs Brewing
800 Paxton Street
Harrisburg PA 17104

Phone: +1 717-232-1297
Fax: +1 717-236-1925

Microbrewery
16.0 points / 1 beer
Opened May 1, 1997.
Brewer: John Trogner.
Capacity 6,500 barrels.

17200: Harrisburg
Chambersburg

Arrowhead Brewing
1667 Orchard Drive
Chambersburg PA 17201

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened December 16, 1991.
Closed 1997.
Capacity 6,000 barrels.
Bought by Rock Creek of Richmond VA.

17300: Lancaster
Gettysburg - Mount Wolf

Gettysbrew Restaurant and Brewery
248 Hunterstown Road
Gettysburg PA 17325

Phone: +1 717-337-1001
Fax: +1 717-337-1001

Brewpub
Opened October 1, 1996.
Brewer: John Sladky.
Capacity 60 barrels.
Gettysburg Brewing
15 York Street
Gettysburg PA 17325

Phone: +1 717-337-0079

Brewpub
Opened September 15, 1996.
Brewer: David Baker.
Capacity 200 barrels.
Starview Brewing Company
51 Codorus Furnace Road
Mount Wolf PA 17347

Phone: +1 717-266-5091
Fax: +1 717-266-0833

Beer Marketing Company
Opened June 16, 1995.
Brewer: Dubuque Brewing.

17400: York

Brick House Brewpub and Eatery
3320 East Market Street
York PA 17402

Phone: +1 717-757-3100

Brewpub
Opened May 22, 1999.
Brewer: Jack Sladky.
Olde York City Brewery
York PA 17403

Brewpub - Closed
Opened August 1, 1996.
Closed November 1, 1996.
Freedom Brewing
140 Roosevelt Avenue
York PA 17404

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened May 1, 1999.
Whitetail Brewing
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
York PA 17404

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened November 7, 1994.
Capacity 2,100 barrels.
Some beer brewed by Independence.
York Brewing
140 Roosevelt Avenue
York PA 17404

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened July 1, 1997.
Closed July 1, 1998.
Now Freedom Brewing.

17500: Lancaster
Manheim

Summy House Restaurant
31 South Main Street
Manheim PA 17545

Phone: +1 717-664-3333

Brewpub
Brewer: Scott Bowser.

17600: Lancaster

Lancaster Malt Brewing
302 North Plum Street
Lancaster PA 17602

Phone: +1 717-391-6258
Fax: +1 717-391-6015

Brewpub
16.0 points / 1 beer
Opened April 18, 1995.
Brewer: Christian Helm.
Capacity 8,000 barrels.

17700: Williamsport

Bullfrog Brewery
229 West Fourth Street
Williamsport PA 17701

Phone: +1 570-326-4700
Fax: +1 570-326-2998

Brewpub
Opened August 18, 1996.
Brewer: Charles Schnable.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.

17800: Harrisburg
Selinsgrove

Selin's Grove Brewing
119 North Market Street
Selinsgrove PA 17870

Phone: +1 717-374-7308
Fax: +1 717-374-9474

Brewpub
Opened November 15, 1996.
Brewer: Heather McNabb, Steven Leason.
Capacity 306 barrels.

17900: Reading
Pottsville

DG Yuengling and Son Brewing
Mill Creek Avenue
Pottsville PA 17901


Large Brewery - Planned
Capacity 1,000,000 barrels.
DG Yuengling and Son Brewing
Fifth & Manhantongo Streets
Pottsville PA 17901

Phone: +1 570-628-4890
Fax: +1 570-622-4011

Microbrewery
Opened 1829.
Capacity 637,000 barrels.

18000: Lehigh Valley
Bethlehem - Easton - Fogelsville

Bethlehem Brew Works
569 Main Street
Bethlehem PA 18018

Phone: +1 610-882-1300
Fax: +1 610-882-1723

Brewpub
Opened April 7, 1998.
Brewer: Jeffrey Fegley.
Neuweiler Brewing Company Inc.
51 West Washington Avenue
Bethlehem PA 18018

Phone: +1 610-954-0503
Fax: +1 610-954-0823

Beer Marketing Company
12.0 points / 1 beer
Opened November 7, 1991.
Brewer: The Lion/Gibbons-Stegmaier.
Weyerbacher Brewing
20 South Sixth Street
Easton PA 18042

Phone: +1 610-559-5561
Fax: +1 610-559-7564

Brewpub
Opened September 30, 1995.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Pabst Brewing Company
7880 Stroh Drive
Fogelsville PA 18051

Phone: +1 610-395-6811
Fax: +1 610-395-1590

Large Brewery
Opened 1972.
Brewer: Dan Melideo.
Capacity 3,500,000 barrels.
Formerly Stroh.
Pilsner and Goblet
7720 Main Street
Lamar Centre
Fogelsville PA 18069

Phone: +1 610-366-3702

Brew-on-Premise
Brewer: Joe Meccia.

18100: Allentown

Queen City Brewing
Allentown PA 18100

Brewpub - Closed
Closed 1996.
Old Lehigh Brewing
333 Union Street
Allentown PA 18102

Phone: +1 610-435-3331
Fax: +1 610-433-5565

Microbrewery
Opened May 1, 1997.
Brewer: Robert Kort.
Capacity 14,000 barrels.

18300: Lehigh Valley
Buck Hill Falls - Mt.Pocono - Tannersville

Barley Creek Brewing #2
Buck Hill Falls PA 18323


Brewpub - Planned
Franconia Brewing
58 South Mountain Road
Pocono Mountains Business Park
Mt.Pocono PA 18344

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened April 1, 1998.
Closed March 1, 1999.
Capacity 10,000 barrels.
Barley Creek Brewing #1
RR 1 Box 185
Sullivan Trail and Camelback
Tannersville PA 18372

Phone: +1 570-629-9399
Fax: +1 570-629-9194

Brewpub
Opened December 15, 1995.
Brewer: Tim Phillips, Enrico Gallo.
Capacity 3,500 barrels.

18500: Scranton

WT Hackett's Brewing
130 North Washington Avenue
Scranton PA 18503

Phone: +1 570-961-5600

Brewpub
Opened November 1, 1999.
Brewer: Terry Hawbaker.
Capacity 800 barrels.

18700: Wilkes-Barre

Lion Brewery
700 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilkes-Barre PA 18705

Phone: +1 717-823-8662
Fax: +1 717-823-6686

Microbrewery
12.5 points / 2 beers
Opened 1901.
Brewer: Leo Orlandini.
Capacity 387,550 barrels.
Panther Brewing
700 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilkes-Barre PA 18705

Beer Marketing Company - Closed
14.5 points / 1 beer

18900: Southeastern PA
Chalfont - Lahaska - Newtown - Sellersville

Gravity Brewing
America U-Brew (BOP)
County Line & Route 202
Chalfont PA 18914

Microbrewery - Closed
Closed 1997.
Buckingham Mountain Brewing
McGowen Brewing
5775 Route 202
PO Box 500
Lahaska PA 18931

Phone: +1 215-794-0440

Brewpub
Opened September 20, 1995.
Brewer: Ed McGowan.
Re-opened Sep 2 97 after being destroyed by fire in February.
Draught Horse Brewing
Newtown PA 18940

Brewpub - Planned
Red Caboose Brewing
102 North Main Street #2
Sellersville PA 18960

Phone: +1 215-258-5820

Brewpub - Planned
Brewer: Bryan Ward.

19000: Philadelphia
Abington - Ambler - Bala Cynwyd - Springfield - Wayne - Yardley

Tun Tavern Brewing Company Inc.
947 Old York Road
Abington PA 19001

Phone: +1 215-887-8819
Fax: +1 215-887-8818

Beer Marketing Company
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened December 22, 1994.
Brewer: The Lion/Gibbons-Stegmaier.
Capacity 4,000 barrels.
Bingham Brewing
12 East Butler Avenue #110
Ambler PA 19002

Phone: +1 215-654-5330
Fax: +1 215-635-6978

Beer Marketing Company
Opened April 1, 1997.
Flatiron Brewing
625 Woodbrook Drive
Ambler PA 19002

Phone: +1 215-641-0645

Microbrewery - Planned
Dock Street Brewing Company
225 East City Line Avenue #110
Bala Cynwyd PA 19004

Phone: +1 610-668-1480
Fax: +1 610-668-1837

Beer Marketing Company
Opened October 1, 1985.
Brewer: F.X. Matt.
John Harvard's Brew House - Springfield
1001 Baltimore Pike
Springfield Square South
Springfield PA 19064

Phone: +1 610-544-4440
Fax: +1 610-544-2689

Brewpub
Opened April 11, 1997.
Draught Horse Brewing
48 Lookover Lane
Yardley PA 19067

Phone: +1 215-321-0734
Fax: +1 215-321-0734

Brewpub
Brewer: John Rolfe Saundersreed.
John Harvard's Brew House - Main Line
629 West Lancaster Avenue
Wayne PA 19087

Phone: +1 610-687-6565
Fax: +1 610-687-8515

Brewpub
Opened January 25, 1997.
Morechamp International Lager Beer
Fredimo Bottlers Incorporated
PO Box 806
Wayne PA 19087

Phone: +1 610-296-9333
Fax: +1 610-296-9334

Beer Marketing Company
13.0 points / 1 beer
Opened 1995.
Brewer: Pittsburgh Brewing.
Valley Forge Brewing
267 East Swedesford Road
Wayne PA 19087

Phone: +1 610-687-8700
Fax: +1 610-687-8549

Brewpub
13.0 points / 1 beer
Opened May 1, 1995.
Brewer: David Biles.
Capacity 1,300 barrels.

19100: Philadelphia

Nodding Head Brewpub
1516 Sansom Street
Philadelphia PA 19102

Brewpub
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened 1999.
Formerly Sam Adams Brewhouse.
Philadelphia Brewing
Samuel Adams Brewhouse
(Boston Beer Co.)

1516 Sansom Street
Second Floor
Philadelphia PA 19102

Brewpub - Closed
Opened November 28, 1989.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.
Dock Street Brasserie
2 Logan Square
Philadelphia PA 19103

Phone: +1 215-496-0413
Fax: +1 215-668-1837

Brewpub
11.0 points / 3 beers
Opened October 15, 1990.
Brewer: Eric Savage.
Capacity 2,080 barrels.
Bottled beers brewed by F.X.Matt.
Red Bell Brewing
3100 West Jefferson Streetq
PO Box 2168
Philadelphia PA 19103

Phone: +1 215-533-6790
Fax: +1 215-768-1448

Microbrewery
Opened July 15, 1996.
Gravity Brewing
America U-Brew (BOP)
100 Spring Garden
Philadelphia PA 19123

Microbrewery - Closed
Closed 1998.
Henry Ortlieb's Original
Philadelphia Brew Works
827 North American Street #51
Philadelphia PA 19123

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened 1997.
Closed June 1, 2000.
Poor Henry's American Street Brewery
829 North American Street #51
Philadelphia PA 19123

Brewpub - Closed
Opened June 1, 1997.
Closed June 1, 2000.
Capacity 25,000 barrels.
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
4120 Main Street
Philadelphia PA 19127

Phone: +1 215-482-8220
Fax: +1 215-482-3555

Brewpub
Opened October 16, 1996.
Brewer: Jim Brennan.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Manayunk Malt and Hops
PO Box 41086
Philadelphia PA 19127

Phone: +1 800-625-8467
Fax: +1 215-487-0652

Beer Marketing Company
Opened May 27, 1994.
Yards Brewing
5050 Umbria Street
Philadelphia PA 19128

Phone: +1 215-482-9109
Fax: +1 215-482-6612

Microbrewery
Opened May 18, 1995.
Brewer: Jon Bovit, Tom Kehoe.
Capacity 5,000 barrels.
Formerly at 219 Krams Ave.
Red Bell Brewery and Pub at CoreStates Center
1 First Union Center
Philadelphia PA 19148

Phone: +1 215-235-2460
Fax: +1 215-235-2486

Brewpub
12.0 points / 2 beers
Opened October 31, 1996.
Brewer: Jim Cancro.
Capacity 6,000 barrels.
Independence Brewing #1
1000 East Comley Street
Philadelphia PA 19149

Microbrewery - Closed
14.0 points / 1 beer
Opened April 26, 1995.
Capacity 12,500 barrels.

19200: Philadelphia
Drexel Hill

Braumeisters Ltd.
453 Eaton Road
Drexel Hill PA 19206

Phone: +1 610-430-8997
Fax: +1 610-429-4055

Beer Marketing Company
12.5 points / 1 beer
Opened 1996.

19300: Southeastern PA
Berwyn - Downingtown - West Chester

Iron Hill Brewery #2
C and D Brewing
3 West Gay Street
West Chester PA 19300

Phone: +1 610-738-9600
Fax: +1 610-738-7240

Brewpub
Opened September 20, 1998.
Brewer: Mark Edelson, Tom Honsinger.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.
Fredimo Bottlers Inc.
28 Brudge Avenue #100
Berwyn PA 19312

Phone: +1 610-296-9333
Fax: +1 610-296-9334

Beer Marketing Company
Opened April 1, 1996.
Brewer: Pittsburgh Brewing.
Gravity Brewing
America U-Brew (BOP)
1000 West Lancaster Avenue
Berwyn PA 19312

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened 1996.
Closed February 1, 1998.
Victory Brewing
420 Acorn Lane
Downingtown PA 19335

Phone: +1 610-873-0881
Fax: +1 610-873-0985

Brewpub
17.5 points / 8 beers
Opened February 15, 1996.
Brewer: Ron Barchet, Bill Covaleski.
Capacity 8,000 barrels.
Braumeisters Limited
411 Eaton Way
West Chester PA 19380

Phone: +1 610-430-8997
Fax: +1 610-429-4055

Beer Marketing Company
Ugly Dog Brewing
510 East Barnard Street
West Chester PA 19382

Beer Marketing Company - Closed
Opened November 1, 1995.
Closed 1999.

19400: Southeastern PA
Blue Bell - Collegeville - King of Prussia - Lafayette Hill - Phoenixville - Pottstown

brew moon restaurant and microbrewery #5
160 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia Plaza #34
King of Prussia PA 19406

Phone: +1 610-230-2739

Brewpub
Brewer: Brion Boyer.
Valley Forge Brewing
799 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell PA 19422

Phone: +1 610-279-4700
Fax: +1 610-279-7466

Brewpub
New Road Brewhouse
36 West Third Avenue
Collegeville PA 19426

Phone: +1 610-831-9690
Fax: +1 610-831-9691

Brewpub
14.0 points / 1 beer
General Lafayette Inn
646 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill PA 19444

Phone: +1 800-251-0181
Fax: +1 610-941-0766

Brewpub
Opened December 20, 1996.
Brewer: Chris Leonard.
Capacity 600 barrels.
Sly Fox Brewhouse and Eatery
Route 113
Pikeland Village Square
Phoenixville PA 19460

Phone: +1 610-935-4540
Fax: +1 610-935-4541

Brewpub
Opened December 20, 1995.
Dirty Dawg Brewing
211 Commerce Court, Suite 101
Limerick Airport Business Ctr, Limerick Township
Pottstown PA 19464

Brewpub - Closed
Opened November 1, 1997.

19500: Reading
Adamstown - Kutztown - Temple

Stoudt Brewing
Route 272
PO Box 880
Adamstown PA 19501

Phone: +1 717-484-4387
Fax: +1 717-484-4182

Brewpub
13.0 points / 2 beers
Opened June 17, 1987.
Brewer: Mark Worona.
Capacity 10,000 barrels.
Kutztown Tavern
270-278 West Main Street
Kutztown PA 19530

Phone: +1 610-683-9600

Brewpub
Opened July 21, 1999.
Brewer: Allen Young.
Mystic Brewpub and Restaurant
2910 Pricetown Road
Temple PA 19560

Phone: +1 610-929-9593

Brewpub

19600: Reading
Wyomissing

Neversink Brewing
Canal Street Pub and Brewery
545 Canal Street
Reading PA 19602

Phone: +1 610-375-7999
Fax: +1 610-375-8094

Brewpub
Camelot Brewing
220 North Park Road
Wyomissing PA 19610

Brewpub - Closed
Opened November 1, 1997.
Closed September 1, 1998.
Pretzel City Brewing
30 South Fourth Street
Reading PA 19611

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened July 19, 1996.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.


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