11 April 2008

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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