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Erie, PA

Est. 1993

Founded in 1993 as Hoppers Brewpub in Erie’s historic Union Station

1993 – 1994

Company Founded as Hoppers Brewpub in Erie’s historic Union Sation. Brewing capacity was 1040 Barrels.


1996

Expanded production to 2,100 barrels and added bottling capacity.


1999

Transition from brewpub to full fledges microbrewery. Moved from Union Station to current production facility. Production capacity 6,000 Barrels.


2003 – 2007

Cardinal Equity Associates, a venture capital firm, gains majority stock in the company. A major overhaul of brand image and company management begins. Increased production capacity and extended distribution to PA, NY, OH, MD, NJ, MI, IN.


2010

With the addition of several new tanks, precision filtration systems, Monobloc Bottling Line, and grain silo, Erie Brewing Co. is poised to comfortably transition to regional brewery status in the next several years. Current distribution includes : AL, DE, FL, IN, KY, MD, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA.


2012

Erie Brewing Company undergoes a financial restructuring as well as an ownership change. Our management and sales team launch an initiative to improve current distributions relationships. Our focus is to streamline production and bottling in order to provide exceptional products and customer service.


2016

Began plans for new brewery in Knowledge Park.


2017

June 15, 2017: Opened the doors to the new brewery at 6008 Knowledge Parkway with John’s Wildwood Pizzeria creating Pub & Pie.


2019

April 10, 2019: Beginning plans to open second location in Millcreek Twp.

Available in

Berks, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming counties
Beer NameBeer StyleABV%Available SizesRelease Dates
Railbender AleScottish Ale6.812oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL
Mad Anthony's APAAmerican Pale Ale5.512oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL
Misery Bay IPAAmerican IPA6.512oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL
Derailed Black Cherry AleCream Ale512oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL
Final Destination IPAAmerican IPA712oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL
Haze Formation IPAIPA--16oz Cans, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBLOccasional Releases Year Round
Variety24/12oz NR
SEASONALS
Soliel ShandyFruit Beer3.512oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBLFebruary - April
Johnny Rails Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale6.512oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBLJuly - October
OktoberfestMärzen/Oktoberfest7.812oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBLAugust - October
Ol' Red Cease & Desist Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy10.112oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBLOctober - January
Skipper's StoutAmerican Stout7.212oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBLNovember - February