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.
Expanded production to 2,100 barrels and added bottling capacity.
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.
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.
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.
Began plans for new brewery in Knowledge Park.
June 15, 2017: Opened the doors to the new brewery at 6008 Knowledge Parkway with John’s Wildwood Pizzeria creating Pub & Pie.
April 10, 2019: Beginning plans to open second location in Millcreek Twp.
|Beer Name||Beer Style||ABV%||Available Sizes||Release Dates|
|Railbender Ale||Scottish Ale||6.8||12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL|
|Mad Anthony's APA||American Pale Ale||5.5||12oz NR|
|Misery Bay IPA||American IPA||6.5||12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL|
|Derailed Black Cherry Ale||Cream Ale||5||12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL|
|Final Destination IPA||American IPA||7||16oz Cans, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL|
|Cherry Bomb||Fruit Ale||4||16oz Cans, 1/6BBL|
|Haze Formation IPA||DIPA||8.5||16oz Cans, 1/6BBL|
|Soliel Shandy||Fruit Beer||3.5||16oz Cans, 12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL||February - April|
|Johnny Rails Pumpkin Ale||Pumpkin Ale||6.5||12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL||July - October|
|Ol' Red Cease & Desist||Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy||10.1||12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL||October - January|
|Skipper's Stout||American Stout||7.2||12oz NR, 1/6BBL, 1/2BBL||November - February|