Yuengling hints that it may bring its beer to Michigan – MLive.com

Beer from America’s oldest operating brewery may soon be available in Michigan.

In a cryptic message posted to social media on Dec. 7, D. G. Yuengling & Son hinted that its iconic Yuengling lager may soon be available in Michigan. The Pottsville, Penn.-based brewery posted the following:

“Good news Yuengling fans! We’re going to start selling beer in a new state… but where?”  The rest of the caption includes hashtags like #michigan #kentucky #arkansas and #texas indicating that one of those four states could be added to the brewery’s distribution network. 

Founded in 1829 by David G. Yuengling, the brewery has since grown into one of the largest in the United States. Although mass produced, its lager is famous for its rich amber color and medium-bodied flavor. 

According to the brewery, it has a roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness and a combination of cluster and cascade hops which delivers a well-balanced taste with very distinct character.

The lager was born from a historic recipe that was resurrected in 1987, according to the brewery. D. G. Yuengling & Son also makes a light lager, black and tan, porter, premium, light and Oktoberfest. Its Lord Chesterfield Ale, introduced in 1829, is also quite popular. 

According to the brewery, it utilizes both conventional kettle hopping and dry hopping after fermentation resulting in a dry sharp finish.

“Its distinct robust flavor is derived from a delicate combination of sweet maltiness and lingering herbal bitterness,” according to the brewery. 

Since the announcment was posted, hundreds of Yuengling fans have commented hoping the brewery will bring its beer to their state. Yuengling has long had a cult following and certainly has plenty of fans in Michigan.

There is a chance, of course, that it doesn’t come to Michigan at all. There’s also a chance Yuengling

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