Straub Brewery is humbled and proud to be designated as an American Legacy Brewery™ because it celebrates over 142+ years of Fierce Independence in brewing! It signifies that Straub has produced quality American Lagers for more than five generations and represents the passion and dedication of a single family, who successfully managed, expanded and often protected a way of life that the Brewery represented. Ours is a history shared by only a few surviving legacy breweries in this country. Today, a new generation of Peter’s descendants carry-on his brewing traditions, maintaining the quality and relevance of our products and sustaining the heritage of Peter Straub.

Straub American Lager

ABV: 4.1%
Category: Domestic
Seasonal Availability: Year Round
Beverage Type: Lager

Straub American Lager is a traditional pale lager brewed in the American-style using domestic malted barley and corn to produce a refreshing and extremely sessionable beer. We balance the malt sweetness with hops from the Pacific Northwest, and use traditional North American lager yeast to provide you a true classic lager.

Straub Light Lager

Straub American Light Lager is our lower calorie, lower alcohol pale lager that delivers a big classic beer flavor. Crisp and refreshing, it has a slightly bolder hop character than our American Lager. Straub Light is truly a unique offering by one of American’s only remaining American Legacy Breweries™ and is only 96 calories!

  • ABV: 3.2%
  • Beginning Gravity: 8.0 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 1.6 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 13 IBU
  • Color: Pale Yellow
  • Malt: Domestic 6-Row
  • Hops: Apollo
  • Yeast: North American Lager

Straub Amber Lager

Straub Amber Lager is a beautiful copper colored lager with a nice malty character and gentle hints of chocolate and caramel.  Our Amber Lager is well balanced with Pacific Northwest hops, yet has a slightly sweet finish.

  • ABV: 4.1%
  • Beginning Gravity: 10.3 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 2.2 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 8 IBU
  • Color: Amber
  • Malt: Domestic 6-Row, Caramel, Black Malt
  • Hops: Apollo
  • Yeast: North American Lager

Straub India Pale Lager (IPL)

This unique beer combines traditional IPA Malts and American Hops with our 142 + year Lager Brewing Legacy. The blend of Hops provide Citrus, Spice, & Floral Aromas, and a refreshing Grapefruit Taste. Our traditional Lager Yeast and Cold Conditioning provides the Clean, Refreshing, Lager Finish.

  • ABV: 5.6%
  • Beginning Gravity: 14.2 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 3.9 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 63 IBU
  • Color: Deep Gold
  • Malt: Canadian 2-Row, Munich, Caramel 60
  • Hops: Bravo, Cascade & Columbus
  • Yeast: North American Lager

Straub Maibock


This all-malt brew is a pale-colored bock beer, known by several names including Helles Bock and Maibock. “Helles” is pale in German, and “Mai” is May, signifying this as a beer released for the spring. Our Maibock is brewed with a unique combination of German and American ingredients.

  • ABV: 6.9%
  • Beginning Gravity: 16.0 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 3.5 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 35 IBU
  • Color: Gold
  • Malt: German Pilsner, Munich and Vienna
  • Hops: Liberty and Mt. Hood
  • Yeast: Straub North American Lager

Straub Straubweizen


Traditional Bavarian-style Hefeweizen. Pours a substantial and lasting white foamy head. The color is a hazy golden yellow, typical of Hefe’s. The aroma is dominated by pleasant banana esters, produced by the classic Weihenstephan wheat ale yeast used to ferment this brew. The taste is refreshing and spicy, with some subtle clove notes.

  • ABV: 5.5%
  • Beginning Gravity: 13.0 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 3.0 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 15 IBU
  • Color: Golden Yellow
  • Malt: Canadian 2-Row, White Wheat
  • Hops: Tettnang
  • Yeast: Weihenstephan Wheat

Straub Oktoberfest


Straub Oktoberfest pours a white foamy head, with a malty aroma and rich with notes of dried fruit. The taste is bready with mild hop bitterness on the finish. Overall, Straub Oktoberfest was brewed in the classic Oktoberfest & Marzen style. We used three German malts to provide the rich, bready malt character that fills the aroma and taste. The mild hop bitterness balances the sweetness and helps to create a balanced “festbier” for your enjoyment.

  • ABV: 5.7%
  • Beginning Gravity: 13.6 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 3.9 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 24 IBU
  • Color: Deep Amber
  • Malt: German Pilsner, Munich & Melanoidin
  • Hops: Tradition, Crystal & Tettnang
  • Yeast: North American Lager

Straub Altbier

Groundhog Altbier

Straub Altbier is the perfect warmer against the winter cold. Copper in color with a pronounced malt flavor, brewed with imported German hops for a firm, bitter edge, and fermented with authentic German ale yeast, this brew will have you hoping for 6 more weeks of winter!

The German-Style Altbier is one of the few authentic ales brewed in the German tradition. Bavarian brewers invented lager beer in the 16th century. Before that, the old style of brewing utilized ale yeast. “Alt” is German for old, so the “Altbier” is a beer made “in the old German style.”

  • ABV: 5.4%
  • Beginning Gravity: 13.5 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 3.1 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 40 IBU
  • Color: Deep Gold
  • Malt: Domestic 6-Row, Munich
  • Hops: Cluster & Imported Hallertau Mittelfruh
  • Yeast: Kölsch Ale

Straub Sunshine Variety

Straub Vienna Lager

Vienna Lager

Our Vienna Lager is one of three new Specialty Styles offered in Straub’s 2015 Sampler cases. This all-malt, amber lager is our take on the classic style from Viennese and Munich brewing traditions. Our Vienna Lager is above all a balanced beer, with just enough flavor and aroma to please a wide range of drinkers. It pairs well with a range of spring and summer foods, like grilled chicken, sausage, burgers, and steaks.

  • ABV: 5.4%
  • Beginning Gravity: 12.5 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 2.5 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 22 IBU
  • Color: Pale Amber
  • Malt – 2 Row Pale, Vienna, Caramel 60, and Black Malt
  • Hops – Perle, Tettnang, Sterling
  • Yeast – North American Lager

Straub 1872 Lager

Straub Helles Lager

Helles Lager

First created in Munich in 1894, the Helles style takes its name from the German word for “pale” which describes its straw-like color. This beer is subtle in flavor, with light malty notes balanced by spice and floral hop bitterness. Helles is the session beer of Bavarian beer gardens.

Pours a white foamy head. The color is pale, straw-like. The aroma has subtle and delicate malt notes and light spice and floral hop fragrance. The taste is crisp, refreshing and well-balanced, with a clean finish.

  • ABV: 5.5%
  • Beginning Gravity: 12.5 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 2.3 Plato
  • Bitternes Units: 20 IBU
  • Color: Pale Straw
  • Malt: Pilsner Malt and Carapils®
  • Hops: Perle, Tettnang and Hallertauer
  • Yeast: North American Lager

Straub Doppelbock


Following Bavarian tradition, in the late 19th Century, Peter Straub brewed a special Winter Bock called “Ulmar Salvator”. We brewed this rich, malty beer that has notes of roasted caramel and sweet toffee as a tribute to our Founder’s Legacy. Prost!

  • ABV: 7%
  • Beginning Gravity: 18.0 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 5.3 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 22 IBU
  • Color: Dark Reddish-Brown
  • Malt: Munich, Caramel, Wheat & Black
  • Hops: Hallertau Mittlefruh
  • Yeast: North American Lager

Straub Dunkel


Our brand new Straub Dunkel is styled after the classic dark beers of Munich. “Dunkel” is German for dark, fitting with its amber-brown color, that sets it apart from the other famous beer of Munich – Helles, its pale counterpart. This beer is highly drinkable with slightly sweet, toasted bread flavors, balanced by mild, noble-hop bitterness. Flavorful, medium-bodied, and smooth, this beer pairs well with a wide range of foods from traditional German fairs like brats and kraut, to grilled meats, and flavorful cheeses.

  • ABV: 5.2%
  • Beginning Gravity: 12.5 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 2.8 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 24 IBU
  • Color: Amber-Brown
  • Malt: Munich, Vienna, Chocolate Mal
  • t Hops: Hallertau
  • Yeast: Traditionr

Straub 1872 Lager

1872 Lager

1872 Lager is a limited release pre-prohibition style lager beer. Peter Straub began brewing in St. Marys, PA in 1872 at a time when pale lagers had more color, more pronounced malt flavor, and were a touch hoppier than they are these days. We offer this beer as a tribute to our founder’s brewing legacy.

Pours a light tan, lingering head of small tight bubbles. First taste provides a crisp and refreshing hop bitterness followed by a malty sweetness with some light toasty notes. This beer has a mild spice and floral hop aroma with a brisk bitter finish. Overall impression provides a classic lager beer flavor and experience.

  • ABV: 5.4%
  • Beginning Gravity: 13.6 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 3.3 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 30 IBU
  • Color: Deep Gold
  • Malts: Domestic 6-Row, Munich
  • Hops: Cluster and Imported Hallertau Mittelfruh
  • Yeast: North American Lager

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Straub Pilsner


The worlds first Pilsner was brewed in Bohemia in 1842, the same year our town of Saint Marys was founded by Bavarian immigrants. We brewed this classic continental Pilsner to celebrate our rich heritage and lager brewing tradition.

Pours a creamy, lasting head of small bubbles . Aroma has a classic European spicy hop character, with a light touch of sulfur at the end. The taste begins with a mild bitterness, is followed by a malty middle, and is completed by clean, crisp finish.

  • ABV: 5.5%
  • Beginning Gravity: 13.0 Plato
  • Ending Gravity: 2.5 Plato
  • Bitterness Units: 35 IBU
  • Color: Pale Gold
  • Malt: Harrington Pilsner, Carapil
  • Hops: Tettnang, Sterling & Traditio
  • Yeast: North American Lager