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Yuengling Set To Buy Memphis Plant

Published On: Aug 18 2011 12:35:49 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 18 2010 01:38:57 PM EDT

A Schuylkill County brewer is ready to extend its reach. The Yuengling Brewery has signed a letter of intent to buy a plant in Tennessee.

Yuengling's chief operating officer said Yuengling is in serious discussions about a plant in Memphis now owned by Hardy Bottling, but the deal isn't closed.

One of the owners of the plant told a board in Memphis that beer would again be brewed there. The plant would become the fourth brewing plant for Yuengling.