Raise a glass: Yuengling beer comes to Kentucky next week

(Source: D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc)
(Source: D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc)
Updated: Mar. 2, 2018 at 6:32 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Raise a glass - Yuengling beer will finally be served in Kentucky.

After 189 years, Kentuckians everywhere can order a Yuengling at restaurants and bars, beginning on March 5.

Starting March 12, it will be available at stores.

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Four wholesalers have been chosen to distribute the popular beer, including River City Distributing in Louisville.

Three of the most iconic beers will be available: Yuengling Traditional Lager, Yuengling Light Lager and Yuengling Black & Tan.

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., is the country's oldest brewery. Kentucky will be the 22nd state to offer Yuengling on tap.

Previously, Yuengling "smugglers" traveled to other states to buy the beer.

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