When you place a food or drink order in Philadelphia, local tradition dictates that you do it quickly. Just say "whiz with" and you'll get the classic heart-attack-inducing cheez whiz and steak sandwich with onions. Thirsty? Ask for a "lager." They'll serve you Yuengling Traditional Lager, brewed by the Yuengling family in nearby Pottsville, Pennsylvania, since 1829.
It turns out the Yuengling was a good call. This easy-drinking pre-Prohibition style lager has a light amber body with a grainy flavor, and is surprisingly lightweight, with only 140 calories at 4.7 percent alcohol.Back to top