DOWINGTON, Penn.—Victory Brewing Company (Victory) announces the highly anticipated opening of Victory at Parkesburg, the third brewpub for the Philadelphia-based national craft brewer. Located at 3127 Lower Valley Road in Parkesburg, PA, the brewpub will feature self-guided tours of the EPA-Green Power Partnership accredited 160,000 square foot facility, giving fans a behind glimpse into the brewing process, bottling and packaging lines. The brewpub will boast a rotating selection of 30 Victory beers on draft, a double-headed growler machine, a crowler (custom can filling) machine and a menu inspired by local ingredients.
The Parkesburg brewpub has a seating capacity of 348, including a 1,000 pound authentic German stammtisch table. The second floor mezzanine boasts a relaxed self-service ordering process with high top tables made of reclaimed white oak. Recently recognized as a 2015 Excellence in Food Safety award recipient by the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA), Victory is proud to deliver fresh local ingredients, many of which have been grown onsite in the Victory Garden or made from scratch in the kitchen. The menu will to continue to offer signature menu items, including hand tossed pretzel with Helles Lager beer mustard and jalapeño HopDevil cheese ($6.00)and mussels steamed in shallots, parsley and Golden Monkey with enough crusty bread to respect it ($13.00). There will also be a lentil and chickpea vegetarian burger ($9.00) and shortrib and chuck Brewery Burger ($11.00)and brewpub-centric dishes like the spent grain bread with compound butter and raspberry preserves ($5.00). The restaurant hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 11:00 am – Midnight and Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.
The multimedia, self-guided tours of the Parkesburg brewery are an explorative journey showcasing Victory’s top quality brewing process. Visitors will witness the step-by-step brewing process and experience Victory’s vision and philosophy in action. Located on the mezzanine level, craft beer fans are directed to viewing stations showcasing the equipment and ingredients that constantly produce beloved Victory brands. Next, viewers are drawn to the mesmerizing fluid action of the bottling and canning lines where Victory brews are readied for their journey to the shelves. Glimpses of the whole flower hop freezer and cutting rooms, and quality control labs are additional highlights of the tour, which ends at the newly opened brewpub for thirst quenching beer and a delicious meal.
The retail store, found adjacent to the brewpub, offers a wide selection of year round and seasonal Victory beers. In addition, Victory merchandise ranging from eco-friendly water bottles to bike shirts and beer infused food products such as beef jerky, pickles and cheese will be available for purchase.
“Opening our third brewpub is truly a Victory for Ron and I, and for our fans,” said Victory’s President and Brewmaster, Bill Covaleski. “As the popularity of craft beer has grown, so has the desire of fans to see where the barley-and-hops magic happens. We are proud to show our fans the great lengths to which we go to give them delicious beer and food made with the highest quality and freshest ingredients. This is what they have come to expect from Victory, this is what they deserve, and this is what we will deliver.”