September 29, 2013

Miller Brewing acquisition helped Leinenkugel's reach six generations

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. likes to tout its family heritage dating back to 1867, and that continues with a sixth generation for the Chippewa Falls-based brewer.

President Jake Leinenkugel gets to work with two sons, CJ and Matt, as well as two brothers, Dick and John, he told me this week.

â;€Âoe;My dad would be so proud,â;€Â; Leinenkugel told me. â;€Âoe;He passed (away) five years ago.â;€Â;

I had an exclusive phone interview with Leinenkugel to talk about the rapid rise of the brewerâ;€™s shandy line.â;€¦;

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