Tröegs Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.91/5
Tröegs Brewing CompanyTröegs Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

200 East Hersheypark Dr
Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033
United States

(717) 534-1297 | map
troegs.com

Notes:
Sunday-Wednesday 11am-9pm
Thursday - sat 11am-10pm

They sell 22's, six packs (you can mix and match now), cases, growlers, pints, 1/2 pints, "year round" flights, and pick three flights.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
81
Ratings:
38,093
Reviews:
11,493
PLACE STATS
Score:
95
Ratings:
413
Reviews:
86
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
3.76%
 
 
Taps:
13
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 413 |  Reviews: 86
Reviews by TheNightwatchman:
Photo of TheNightwatchman
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Really nice place. Plenty of seating, though it can still get crowded on a weekend. Service has always been good. They offer all of their year round beers, plus their seasonal, and whatever Scratch series beer is currently available. The shop has a pretty large selection of Troegs gear, plus beer available by the case, bottle, and six pack. You can mix and match six packs, which is nice if you want a variety. Empty growlers are $16, which is a steal (they're swing top, with metal handles). I haven't seen that type of growler for that price anywhere else. Fills are reasonable too. Most are around $10. I can't say much for the food, as I've only tried a couple of items, but what I had has been good. The menu isn't very large, but it's meant to be a snack bar rather than a full restaurant, so it's understandable. Definitely stop by if you are a fan of Troegs beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Stew5
5/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

worth the trip from Cincinnati cant wait to go back

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Grew up to a town East of Hershey, so whenever I trek back to PA to visit my parents, this is where me and my son often go to with them. With that in mind, it's easy to take kids in with the selection of the food off to the back (glad they have that now-a-days). Me, well, I table up with my dad to often check out their new Scratch beer series that they're always coming up with. This facility is always clean and well kept. The walking history tour is quite legit too. Their bottles to go and paraphernalia off to the right is spot on. There's really nothing else in Hershey one needs to see for beer, to be honest.

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Photo of heddar33
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of bwick29
3.79/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 1.5

A massive hall with large long tables. The way beer should be drank IMHO. Very touristy though. Makes sense being right next to Hershey Park. This would be an AWESOME place if in a high-population that could fill it without tourists. (Full disclosure, I was one of those tourists.)

Beer quality is good. These guys aren't afraid to pull beer they don't feel is up to par, and also not afraid to put out a ton of scratch brews. Visit quality depends on your own planning. There's a self guided "tour" which is little more than a walk down a windowed hallway with signs to read. The real tour requires ticket reservation in advance. Ours included a glass and was only a few dollars.

Service is interesting. Get your own food and water, but they'll get your beer IIRC. Very high volume at times, so expect that when thinking about bar service.

Selection is excellent. When we last visited, they had a record amount of scratch beers available to order. Tons available for growling. Probably the largest selection I've experienced at a brewery.

Food. Well, we were really excited to eat here after all the positive reviews we'd seen elsewhere. It looked delicious, and the portions were substantial. Unfortunately, both of us were left feeling ill after eating the food. I almost had to back out of the pre-reserved tour. Soured the entire visit.

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Photo of dwagner003
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of shmuck81
3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Overall good place to stop if you get the chance. Good food and atmosphere. Granted you can by the case, sixer, or singles but for some reason I just wasn't that impressed with the selection. I can't give a specific reason which I guess is unfair but it's just the way I felt. I still make it a point to stop in every time I'm in town for business.

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Photo of Brew_ski
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of jgido759
3.34/5  rDev -21.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

First time visiting and although I enjoyed it, it wouldn't kill me if I didn't make it back.

Food was above average and enjoyable, as were the beers. However, I was a little disappointed that I could not get Nugget Nectar in my flight. In fact, it wasn't available at all and I was told by our server that they pulled it because the batch was not a good representation of the brew. Points for honesty on that.

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Photo of craighoward523
4.09/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Get there early as this place fills up fast. Server rule as to what they will/won't serve you is a bit jarring on first visit. Get your own water/food.

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Photo of ummswimmin
4/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of dmorgan310
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.94/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

The new Troegs is one of those so-called “destination breweries”. A massive, new shiny building with cavernous spaces, a ginormous bar and a million tables for dining. Families, tourists, babies… the place is packed with all of them.

This is not your corner garage brewery where you can sit at the bar and talk to the brewer; this is corporate craft brewing at its most efficient. Even the self-guided tour is a one-of-a-kind sterilized experience where you look at fermenters behind high glass walls.

On draft, the classic Troegs lineup plus a bunch of “scratches”. I loved the food most of all, charcuterie and creative small plates. The gift shop is full of tchotchkes you don't need but you'll want to buy, plus plenty of beer.

Would I come back? Maybe, if I'm in the area. But I wouldn't detour or make it a destination. It is just not my kind of brewery experience.

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Photo of MjamesL
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of schroeder1200
4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of StoutLover14
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of dogma33
3.84/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of pritchyk
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of mkyer
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mpisk931
4.78/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of glass_house
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

So glad to finally experience this brewery up close and personal. The place is beautiful, although the current construction understandably detracts from the exterior. Interior is a nice combo of open brewery/warehouse feel and slightly upscale dining. Great mix of staple comfort foods and interesting eclectic dishes. The beer was excellent, which was a given, and I was happy to stock up in the general store on my way out.

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Photo of djkman
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

2016 August review: 3rd visit
FYI: GOT my naked elf crowler.
Tried the chocolate nitro. Yes they made a chocolate beer in Hershey PA.
Still same good vibe. Got my stash of items I cannot get back at home.
Got my new t-shirts.
Waved good bye.




2015:review
Been here twice going home from Hershey park with the family. Basically letting the Dad visit before the family goes home.
Nothing like getting some scratch beer not available at home.

Oh HOME of Nugget nectar and mad elf MMMMMmmm
Can't be the stuff on tap.
Yet to try the naked elf , which was only available at the brewery. Missed my opportunity.

Great place. Got More T shirts !!

That's all from me
Djkman

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Photo of Fitzjargon
4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2

Photo of AlvinLin
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of CervezaNY
4.81/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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Tröegs Brewing Company in Hershey, PA
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