24 April 2008

Oktoberfest !

Mark your calendar for Oktoberfest 2008:

Friday Oct 3rd 5PM - 11PM
Saturday Oct 4th 11AM - 10PM

Big changes coming for Oktoberfest! Get your lederhosen ready!

23 April 2008

Stegmaier Midsummer White - Press Release

The Lion Brewery proudly announces the annual release of its warm weather seasonal Stegmaier Midsummer White

WILKES-BARRE, PA – April 7, 2008. The Lion Brewery, Inc., located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, proudly announces its second season of producing Stegmaier Midsummer White. With the changing of the seasons just around the corner, the Lion Brewery will produce our ever-popular Stegmaier Midsummer White this week. Stegmaier Midsummer White will be available in limited quantity on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 and will remain on the market while supplies last.
This Belgian-Style Wheat Ale, Stegmaier Midsummer White, traditionally known as Witbier, boasts a dense, pale-straw color with a velvety white head. In blending the finest two-row pale and white wheat malt, our brewers were able to capture sweetness with a zesty orange-citrus flavor by introducing unique spices and hops to the brew. Crisp and refreshing, it’s the ideal beer to share and enjoy with friends and neighbors. Cheers!
Our specially designed packaging and point of sale material featuring the Stegmaier Crest as it displays a picturesque view of rolling hills and valleys basking in the warmth of the summer sun, has been integrated into the Stegmaier Midsummer White design. Stegmaier Midsummer White will be available for purchase in your favorite distributor and tavern.

mybeerbuzz.com Welcomes Lion Brewery !

Cheers and welcome to Lion Brewery...now officially participating with mybeerbuzz.com. Welcome aboard...the beer loving community Thanks you!

22 April 2008

Lion Brewery Local Distributors

LT Verastro (800-341-1200) Serving Luzerne, Lackawanna, Pike , Monroe, Wyoming & Wayne Counties.

Sacco Beer Distributing (570-752-5921) Serving Lower Luzerne, Schuylkill, carbon, Snyder & Northumberland Counties.

Mid-State Beverage (570-322-7859) Serving Bradford, Clinton, Tioga, Lycoming, Potter, Sullivan and Union Counties.

Pletcher's, in State College, is now the distributor for Lion Brewery beers in Centre and Blair counties

11 April 2008

Current Lion Brewery Products

Steg 150
Stegmaier Gold Medal
Stegmaier Porter
Lionshead Light

Pocono Pale Ale
Pocono Lager
Pocono Amber Ale
Pocono Blonde Ale

Current Stegmaier Seasonal Beers

Midsummer White
Brewhouse Bock
Holiday Warmer

New Ownership

I know this is Nov 2007 news....but

Welcome new Lion Brewery owners Ron Hammond & Cliff Risell.

Press Release:
November 6, 2007 The Lion Brewery, one of the area’s oldest and most renowned landmarks, welcomes new owners. Two long-time veterans of the beverage industry, in conjunction with Blue Point Capital Partners, have acquired the Lion Brewery, Inc. Ron Hammond and Cliff Risell, who collectively possess over 50 years of experience in the beverage industry, will act as CEO and President, respectively. Current management and former owners Chuck Lawson and Pat Belardi will continue to be involved on a day-to-day basis. All parties are excited about the opportunity to grow the Lion, invest in its capabilities, and continue the Brewery’s century-old tradition of brewing quality, customer service, and community involvement.The Lion Brewery has been in operation since 1905, producing several popular brands, including Steg 150, Stegmaier Brewhouse Bock, Stegmaier Midsummer White, Stegmaier Oktoberfest, Stegmaier Holiday Warmer, Stegmaier Porter, Stegmaier Gold Medal, Pocono Lagers and Ales, Lionshead, Lionshead Light and Gibbons.


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