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Iconic Yuengling beer coming to Michigan?

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Posted at 2:30 PM, Dec 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-07 14:58:49-05

In a cryptic message, the nation’s oldest brewer, hinted that it may start distributing its iconic lager beer in Michigan.

D.G. Yuengling & Son said in a Tweet: "Good news Yuengling fans! We're going to start selling beer in a new state... but where #michigan #kentucky #arkansas and #texas” -- indicating that one of those four states could be added to the brewery's distribution network. 

Yuengling is currently only distributed in 15 states and is illegal to sell in Michigan.

A Facebook page titled “Bring Yuengling to Michighan” has nearly 3,000 followers.

The Pottsville, Penn.-based company started in 1929 and is one of the largest breweries in the country by volume, producing more than 2.5 million barrels.

Yuengling & Son is best known for it’s traditional lager, “Black and Tan,” porter, Oktoberfest and several others.