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Pottsville’s Billionaire Brewer

Posted on: 4:23 pm, March 6, 2013, by , updated on: 04:27pm, March 6, 2013

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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.

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