Sunday, July 31, 2022

Schuylkill County Brew Fest Draws Craft Beer Lovers to Downtown Pottsville

Hundreds of craft beer connoisseurs descending upon downtown Pottsville on Saturday.

People filled Centre Street on Saturday for the annual Schuylkill County Brew Fest.

Organized by Pilger Ruh Brewing and Cousin Dave Entertainment, the event brought together dozens of craft brewers and vendors.

This year the event also including live pro wrestling.

Event goers paid admission and were provided a glass to go to each brewer to sample a taste of each, then vote on their favorite.

Last year's champion, Snitz Creek attended to defend their title but this year's champion was Mount Gretna Brewery from Palmyra.  Rounding out the top 3 where Chatty Monks Brewing from West Reading in second place, and Wolf Brewing Company, from Mechanicsburg, in third place.

Saturday's event also celebrated Pilger Ruh Brewery's one year anniversary.