We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Fun free guided tour”
Review of Yuengling Brewery

Yuengling Brewery
Ranked #16 of 201 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I was here a little longer than I thought. I was traveling & didn't have my own vehicle, accidentally got dropped off over an hour before my tour. I was planning on just buying some beer to kill time, but they don't actually sell beer here. I was kind of stranded, but Carson was absolutely amazing. She let me have one of my free tour beers while I waited. She was also very pleasant to talk during my lengthy time there, and super accommodating. I'm talking plastic-ware so I could eat my packed lunch, held my suitcase for me since I was on my way to the airport, etc. I was probably one of the weirdest stories there, just hanging out eating my lunch an hour before any tours, but they were very friendly & welcoming. The tour itself was interesting, and my guide was hilarious (the lady with the English accent). Very informative, even though I've done several brewery tours at other breweries. Normally you'd probably spend about an hour or so here. Make sure you wear closed-toe shoes for your tour. Thanks for a great afternoon, Carson & coworkers!

1  Thank Chelsie T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (319)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
All reviews
"free tour"
in 22 reviews
"tour guide"
in 34 reviews
"gift shop"
in 36 reviews
"great tour"
in 29 reviews
"wear closed toe shoes"
in 17 reviews
"free samples"
in 16 reviews
"free beer at the end"
in 11 reviews
"brewing process"
in 11 reviews
"bottling area"
in 7 reviews
"wearing sandals"
in 5 reviews
"the beer making process"
in 5 reviews
"beer tasting"
in 8 reviews
"tasting room"
in 12 reviews
"whole process"
in 4 reviews
"different beers"
in 4 reviews
"interesting facts"
in 4 reviews
"busch gardens"
in 12 reviews

9 - 13 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Spent afternoon taking tour. Too many people in our group and person leading tour was reading it from a script. Not very personal. The only plus was samples at the end. Beer lines not running

2  Thank attitude63
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 February 2018

My hubby and I were both free and decided to go to the Yuengling brewery. This is something we have been planning on doing for some time. We did the 1 pm tour; there were about 20 people on tour with us. It was interesting, informative and free. The tour took us up and downs stairs around and through the brewery. The tour guide was knowledgeable; told us about the beer making process; she was funny and was open to answering questions. It was a detailed tour; we learned a lot of things about the beer, the company, and the Yuengling family. The brewery was in full production. We were not allowed into the production area; however, we were able to view through big pane windows. We did get to go into the lab and learn about the ingredients and walk through the older part of the brewery that's no longer in use.
The tour lasted about 45 minutes. At the end, we were guided to the tasting room that looked like a bar to sample the beer. We offered two samples each. There were about four beers on tap that was locally brewed then a couple of beers in the can and bottle that were brew in their other plant in Pottsville. It was pretty good sample size drink. After drinking the beer, I needed food to soak it up. There is a small gift shop next to the tasting room, selling shirts and beer glasses but no food. This location only allows beer tasting if you take the tour. No tour no taste.
The Yuengling Company is stated to be the oldest beer brewery in America's started in the late 1800's by a German immigrant. It is located on a 53-acre site, so there is plenty of parking. Taking this tour is an exceptional way to spend an hour or two. The brewery has tours during the week and the weekend. I recommend this tour, but be sure to wear close up shoes it is mandatory.

Thank 1BeachAficionado
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

8 of us enjoyed the tour. Met several employees who were happy to offer their own experiences working there. Tour takes you up and down several staircases, inside and out, with views of all the equipment. We had a two choices of their available beer in the tasting room.

Easy to find the brewery and plenty of free parking. Plan on a couple hours there.

Thank VanguardTX
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This not Busch or Guinness,
It’s Yuengling and it’s their brewery and it’s their tour.
An excellent simple tour of of the brewery by our tour guide, who was full of Yuengling history and facts .
Then a few samples of beers.
Will be back .

Thank Trevor R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Yuengling Brewery also viewed


Been to Yuengling Brewery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing