YEAR ROUND BEERS

 
Our year-round beers are available during every season for your drinking pleasure!  These are classic beers that never go out of style and are available both on draft and in bottles. Look for them at Penn Brewery, beer distributors, bars & restaurants, and select grocery stores.
 
Penn Pilsner

Our flagship beer. Amber-colored with a malty nose and a touch of Noble hops, Penn Pilsner has caramel and toffee notes as well as toasted, nutty hints.  Penn Pilsner is a very well-rounded, balanced, and flavorful lager beer.

Details

Style: Vienna Lager 
Alcohol content: 5.0% ABV 
Availability: Year-Round 

Packaging formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

Specs: 
OG/plato: 12.0 
FG/plato: 2.5
IBUs: 30 
Hops: Hallertau Perle, Hallertau Tradition 
Malt: Two-row, Caramel 

Awards: 2001 - Gold Medal - National Beverage Tasting Institute

 
Penn Dark

A European-style Dark / Münchener Dunkel. Deep reddish-mahogany in color with sweet caramel malt, nutty and toffee notes, and roasted hints. Penn Dark has a moderate hopping rate and a crisp, clean lager beer finish. A surprisingly smooth dark beer.

Details

Style: European-Style Dark / Münchener Dunkel
Alcohol content: 5.0% ABV
Availability: Year Round

Packaging formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

Specs:
OG/plato: 12.0 -13.0
FG/plato: 2.9
IBUs: 25
Hops: Perle
Malt: Two-row, Munich, Carafa

 

Awards:

 

Great American Beer Festival®: 2011 - Bronze Medal, European-Style Dunkel

Great American Beer Festival®: 2004 - Bronze Medal, European-Style Dark/Müncher Dunkel

 Great American Beer Festival®: 2003 - Silver Medal, European-Style Dark/Müncher Dunkel

 


 Great American Beer Festival®: 1999 - Bronze Medal, European-Style Dark/Müncher Dunkel 

 


World Beer Cup®: 2000 - Gold Medal

 
Penn Gold

Our Munich Helles.Malty, bready, and sweet flavors come together with just enough hops to round out this beer. Pale golden in color, this lager is delicate and delicious. 

Details

Style: Münchener Helles
Alcohol content: 5.0% ABV
Availability: Year-Round

Packaging formats: draft, six pack, 12-pack

Specs:
OG/plato: 12.0
FG/plato: 2.8
IBUs: 20
Hops: Perle
Malt: Two-row 

 

Awards:  

 


 World Beer Cup®: 2018 - Gold Medal

 

 

Great American Beer Festival©: 2017 - Gold Medal, Münchner-Style Helles

 


 Great American Beer Festival©: 2001 - Gold Medal, Münchner-Style Helles

 


 Great American Beer Festival©: 1999 - Bronze Medal, Münchner-Style Helles

 


 Great American Beer Festival©: 1998 - Gold Medal, Münchner-Style Helles

 


Penn Light Lager - Great American Beer Festival©: 1993- Gold Medal, Lager, Münchner Helles, & Dortmunder Export

 


 Penn Light Lager - Great American Beer Festival©: 1990- Gold Medal, Lager, Münchner Helles, & Dortmunder Export

 

 

Penn Weizen​

Bavarian-style wheat beer. A very refreshing and effervescent unfiltered ale with pronounced notes of banana and clove. Weizen is lightly hopped, and has abundant carbonation and a pleasant citric tartness. Especially nice during the hot days of summer.

Details

Style: Bavarian-Style Wheat Beer
Alcohol content: 5.25% ABV
Availability: Spring & Summer

Packaging formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

Specs:
OG/Plato: 12.5
FG/Plato: 2.6
IBUs: 16
Hops: Perle
Malt: Two-row, White Wheat

 

Awards:
United States Beer Tasting Championship:
2007 - National Grand Champion
2006 - National Grand Champion
2005 - National Grand Champion
2004 - National Grand Champion
2003 - National Grand Champion 
2002 - National Grand Champion


NOTE: In 2004, Penn Weizen was rated "Exceptional" and awarded one of only two Gold Medals at the World Beer Championship in the Hefe Weizen (Bavarian-style wheat beer) category, joining Germany's renowned Weihenstephan Brauerei.

2006 - Men's Journal 25 Best Beers in America" 

 Great American Beer Festival©: 2002 - Bronze Medal, German-Style Wheat Ale

 


 Great American Beer Festival©: 2000 - Gold Medal, German-Style Wheat Ale

 


 Penn Hefe-Weizen - Great American Beer Festival©: 1997 - Silver Medal, German-Style Wheat Ale

 


 World Beer Cup: 2002 - Silver Medal

 
 
Penn Kaiser Pils

A Northern German Pils. A clean, crisp, light-bodied lager featuring a very healthy dose of Noble hops. Kaiser Pils uses pale two-row barley malt as a backbone and has a fine level of carbonation that produces a lovely white foam head.

Details

Style: Northern German Pils
Alcohol content: 4.5% ABV
Availability: Year-Round

Packaging formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

Specs:
OG/plato:  11.0
FG/plato:  1.9
IBUs:  45
Hops:  Perle, Hallertau Tradition, Spalt
Malt: Two-row

 

Awards:

 


 Great American Beer Festival©: 2008 - Gold Medal, German-Style Pilsner

 
Penn IPA

Our hopped-up American IPA. A very robust, amber-colored, hoppy beer made with a blend of nine different American hops. Bright citrus notes, layers of spicy and earthy tones, and a great fruit character make this a world class American IPA. 

Details

Style: American IPA
Alcohol content: 7.0% ABV
Availability: Year-Round

Packaging formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

Specs:

OG/plato: 16.0

FG/plato: 3.0

IBUs: 70
Hops: Citra, Summit, and Simcoe
Malt: Two-row, Crystal, and Pale Malts plus wheat flakes

 

 

Named one of the "50 Best IPAs in America," by Draft Magazine, July 2017

 
Refreshin' Session IPA
 

American hops lend a citrus aroma and a piney resinous flavor and gentle bitterness to this Session IPA. They're backed up by a blend of different malts that add a slight sweet caramel and cracker flavor to balance out the hop forwardness. 

Details

Style:  Session IPA
Alcohol content:  5.1% ABV
Availability:  Year-Round

Packaging Formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

Specs: 
OG/Plato: 12.5

FG/Plato: 2.5

IBUs: 50

Hops: Warrior, Citra, and Centennial

Malt: Two-row, Marris, Honey, Wheat, and Caramel
 

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