Friday Photo: Tröegs Brewing Company, Hershey

Troegs Brewing Company, Hershey, November 2012

If you’re brainstorming for places to visit with out-of-town relatives, consider Tröegs Brewing Company in Hershey, Pennsylvania, recently named Mid-Sized Brewery of the Year by the Great American Beer Festival.

In the tasting room, sample Tröegs’ famed Mad Elf Christmas ale brewed with honey, cherries, and a spicy Belgian yeast to put yourself in the holiday spirit while noshing on goodies from the Central Pennsylvania-inspired Snack Bar menu, such as the bratwurst and red potato salad sandwich, $8, or the local artisan cheese plate with honey, jam, and toast, $11.

Go behind the scenes with a self-guided or guided brewery tour (free, or $5 for a 45-60 minutes plus a tasting and commemorative glass, reserve online); then browse the gift shop for T-shirts, local delicacies, glassware, cases, six-packs, and more.

Snowed in or out of town? Click here for a full list of Tröegs events organized by state or here to find which brews are being poured near you.

Tröegs Brewing Company
200 E. Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 534-1297

General Store Hours:
Sunday: 12-5pm
Monday-Saturday: 11am-8pm

Tasting Room Hours:
Sunday-Wednesday: 11am-9pm
Thursday-Saturday: 11am-10pm


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