Pottsville’s Billionaire Brewer
POTTSVILLE — The owner and operator of Yuengling Brewery in Schuylkill County has quite a distinction.
Dick Yuengling has made this year’s list of billionaires by Forbes Magazine.
According to Forbes, Yuengling is worth about $1.3 billion.
Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville still has the title of America’s oldest brewery and with other beer brands now owned by foreign companies, it is now the largest American-owned brewer.