Meet the Four Locals Even Richer Than Brian Roberts

From left: Mary Alice Dorrance Malone (Campbell Soup photo); Michael Rubin (Undercover Boss screenshot); John Middleton (AP Photo/Matt Rourke); Richard Yuengling, Jr. (Yuengling publicity photo)

From left: Mary Alice Dorrance Malone (Campbell Soup photo); Michael Rubin (Undercover Boss screenshot); John Middleton (AP Photo/Matt Rourke); Richard Yuengling, Jr. (Yuengling publicity photo)

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is really, really rich. But he’s not rich enough to make the just-released Forbes 400 list, a ranking of America’s richest people. Read more »

New Ad Campaign to Feature Yuengling Tattoos

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Fans of Yuengling beer will be featured in the company’s new ad campaign, the Boston Globe reports.

Boston ad firm Allen & Gerritsen, which recently won the brewery’s business — the firm also has a Philly office — plans on a particular focus of all the skin art the company’s fans have done. Read more »

Delaware River Waterfront Hosts Winterfest Brewfest

winterfest1The Lodge at Winterfest is throwing a Winterfest Brewfest this weekend. The event runs from Friday January 23rd to Sunday January 25th on Penns Landing, at 101 South Columbus Boulevard.

The Friday festivities will run from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and will feature Sly Fox and Weyerbacher as the featured breweries. All you need is a free wristband and proper ID to attend. There will also be Beer Quizzo and a Brewer talk from Sly Fox’s Brian O’Reilley.

Saturday’s festivities run from 12 to 8 p.m., serving beers from Yuengling, Twin Lakes, Evil Genius, and Cape May Brewery. Live music will also be on hand. Sunday’s events will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with brews from Dock Street and wine from Hauser Estate Winery. A home brewing demonstration will also be part of the day.

The events are completely free, and attendees can have up to six two-ounce samples per person.

Find more information on the Delaware Waterfront’s web site.

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Is Yuengling Banned From Wolf’s Inauguration?

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He hasn’t been inaugurated yet, but incoming Gov. Tom Wolf already has a scandal on his hands.

State Rep. Mike Vereb on Thursday appeared on Dom Giordano’s radio show and said that Yuengling beer is not being served at Wolf’s inaugurral events this weekend — probably as political payback for the company’s support for “right-to-work” laws opposed by labor unions.

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Yuengling to Host Inaugural Oktoberfest Beer Race

Photo by Flickr user Chris Waits

Photo by Flickr user Chris Waits

I know, I know—why are we talking about Octoberfest in April?, you ask. Here’s why: Because the Yuengling Light Lager Jogger, the brewery’s springtime 5K that’s coming up this weekend, is always a quick sell-out, so I wanted to give you plenty of lead time on Yuengling’s just-announced second race on tap for later this year.

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Yuengling Ice Cream Hitting Store Shelves Sooner Than Expected


Remember way back in September when we told you about a non-beery branch of the Yuengling family getting back into the ice cream business? The deal was, they were planning on restarting their dairy business and getting back into pushing their historic ice cream (one of the things the family did during Prohibition in order to weather the sudden cutting off of their beer income), with a planned production date for the first batch scheduled for some time in March of 2014.

Well, apparently the public’s response to the return of Yuengling ice cream was so positive that the family has pushed up the date. The first production run actually started yesterday at Leiby’s Dairy in Tamaqua.

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