The Rathskeller was built in 1936. Rathskeller is defined as a tavern below street level featuring beer; originally a German restaurant in the basement of city hall.
Yuengling’s Ice Cream is a now privately owned family run business, not associated with Yuengling Brewery. Visit their website here.
During prohibition, Yuengling made near-beer which was .5% alcohol. The family also opened The Yuengling Dairy, the former ice cream and dairy plant, which remained open until 1985.
David G. Yuengling came from Aldingen, Germany. Aldingen is a town in Wuerttemberg in the southwestern part of the country.
The Yuengling Dairy plant located across the street from the Yuengling Brewery has since been renovated and in 2016 opened its doors to the public. It now serves as the new location for the Pottsville gift shop and tour tasting room. All Pottsville tours begin at the new location.
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. is owned and operated by Richard (Dick) Yuengling, Jr. This fifth generation owner is in the Pottsville facilities daily. Dick’s passion is in the plant: the brew house, on the bottling line and at the truck docks. However, he can be found in the lab for his morning coffee followed […]
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