Stoudt Brewing Company Timeline

Document Date: November 25, 2015
First published: June 14, 2019

Pennsylvania Department of State, Corporation Search

Stoudt Brewing Co.
Incorporated at Stoudt Brewing Co., Route 272, Box 880
Adamstown, Lancaster County
Founded by Carol A. Stoudt (first Brewster in America)
She was listed as President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer
Carol Stoudt did an internship at a brewery in Louisiana


Carrol A. Stoudt, President


1987, January 5
Incorporation date.
Pa LCB shows Stoudt having a brewery license issued on 5/20/1987.

Stoudt Brewery, Adamstown. Pa’s first microbrewery (their claim)
This could reflect the license date)

1988, October 12
Incorporated at Stoudt Brewing Co., 700 N Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre
This is the Lion Brewery, Luzerne County

Rich Wagner has June 1988 (from the Observer newspaper) for the opening of Stoudt.
He mentioned the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia each had a microbrewery Stoudt would have been the third in the state.

1988, June 11
Received a Gold Metal at the GABF


Maykuth, Andrew: Iquirer Staff Writer, Phi
ll(dot)Com, June 19, 1988
This story chronicles the beginning of the brewery.
Same story:

List of GABF
Winners 1988: