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Taste Great American Beer in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of the well-known brewing states in America, home to at least 250 breweries—and this number is growing by leaps and bounds. From Philadelphia and Pittsburgh to the Lehigh Valley and many notables in between, it is worth trip to the Keystone State to check out some the hottest beer styles in the country.

Located in Aston, PA, the 2SP Brewing Company is a 19-time Great American Beer Festival winner that focus mostly focus on the sessionable, whether that’s an English IPA or a tart witbier. One of the hottest breweries in the state is Brew Gentleman. This brewery is best known for its hoppy beers like General Braddock’s India Pale Ale and Mammoth, a DIPA.

While there are many new breweries that have popped onto the scene, it is worth a visit Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport to see an award-winning brewpub that has been around for over two decades. This brewery is a multi-winner in the competitive Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer category of GABF and is one of four Pennsylvania breweries to be ranked in the top 100 Best Brewers in The World by RateBeer.

Denny's Beer Barrel Pub

Established in 1977, Denny's Beer Barrel Pub is a famous restaurant set in Clearfield in central Pennsylvania. Known for its tremendously large burgers, Denny's Beer Barrel offers guests the “World's Largest Hamburger Challenges.”

Legendary hamburgers at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub include Ye Olde 96er, the Beer Barrel Belly Buster, and the Pub Super Challenger – plus a full menu. This Clearfield burger place has been seen on The Food Network, Travel Channel, Good Morning America, and more.

Straub Brewery

The small city of Saint Marys in western Pennsylvania, is home to the one of the oldest breweries in America. Straub Brewery was established by Peter Straub in 1872. After Peter's death, his sons managed the brewery. The operation of the brewery has continued with generations of Straubs for the last 140 years.

The brewery proudly produces the same recipe for their Straub Beer and award-winning Straub Light Beer, with no preservatives, no salts or sugars, since Peter first starting brewing. Visit this historic macrobrewery to partake in a free tour to watch the behind-the-scenes brewery process.

At the end of the tour, be sure to indulge in a complimentary glass of their beer, nicknamed "The Natural Choice" from the Eternal Tap. The brewery's drive-up store sells a variety of packages of their beer and the Gift Shop offers a selection of books, clothing, mugs, tap handles, and accessories.