Yuengling is coming to Texas this year.
DG Yuengling & Son It announced that the first state of its westward expansion would be Texas as it partnered with Molson Coors brewery in the Lone Star State.
Yuengling is the oldest brewery in the United States. The Pottsville, Pennsylvania brewery currently distributes beer in 22 states from Massachusetts to Louisiana.
Last fall, DG Yuengling and Molson Coors announced their collaboration with Extending Yuengling availability In more states under the banner of the newly formed Yuengling Corporation.
“We have heard from consumers across the country eager to enjoy our beer, which is why we are proud to announce that Texas will be the first western state in which we expand,” Wendy Yuengling, the company’s managing director, said an officer in a written statement.
Molson Coors will brew Yuengling beer locally in Texas at the Fort Worth brewery.
“We work hard to ensure that our recipes and traditions are followed according to high quality standards,” said Wendy Yuengling. “We have passionate fans of Yuengling in Texas, so we’re excited to finally introduce the goods to them.”
Texas reacted on Twitter with enthusiasm for the news.
Yuengling expects its beer to hit Texas retailers this fall.
Gavin Hattersley, president and CEO of Molson Coors, the beverage company, said Yuengling’s move to Texas would “provide an enormous growth opportunity” for both companies.
“By brewing the famous Yuengling beer at our world-class facility Ft. Worth, we will make a lot of Texans happy,” he said in a written statement.