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But this one it has been brewing about for over a 180.
Years underneath the I -- at a 181 to be exact you -- brewery.
Is America's oldest -- is being family -- since its founding back in 1829.
-- -- -- -- President of DG and playing and sun as the fifth generation top -- the blurry -- thank you for joining us congratulations on his business success.
What has been a key -- success is it just great bear.
We'll certainly it's been great beer but it's it's also a member of the family that's stuck to.
Stuck to the business through good times and bad times remember we lived through.
Civil war the first world war probation and Second World War when supplies were very -- He couldn't get supplies can -- -- -- cans so.
We stuck to it and I think there's always been a member of the family that did that.
Well how is the -- business in this economy right now neck.
Well right now our business is very good we're very fortunate we're racquet -- About two million barrel facility and the Big Three brewers in the United States are down about two to 34%.
This year were up were up double digits somewhere between ten and 12% and so we're very very fortunate in.
Think it's a tribute to our organization our people and the fact that we make good beer.
Well we've seen a trained in the past certainly of the big -- is kind of knocking out all the small little guys -- -- we -- the microbrewery.
Phenomenon come in has that helped you as well.
I think it's helped us I believe that it's.
Poor people that tried different Beers and whether they're better Beers or not I don't know they just have more tasting character -- -- And and that's something that we've always made we have blue where an old coal region -- that 8 in this central Pennsylvania -- each shift each book community.
Had its own brewery and each Marie had a taste pattern it was.
Enjoyed but by a good the people of that community and we never got away from that after.
Many of the other.
Brees went out of business in central Pennsylvania we always made a beer with a good tasting character to it and I think that's part of the reason for our success and that we -- about fifteen seconds any plans for further expansion -- Well we're under we're under way -- an expansion program and Gerber relatively new plant in pots -- Pennsylvania.
We're adding about 400000 barrels to capacity there and hopefully we can fill -- up in the near future.
Well congratulations to you -- hundred and 81 is.
Not a 181 is a good business to you that can be -- thank you so much stick a Langley Virginia.
He is the other brilliance of DJ Yang Ling and -- from -- Pennsylvania 1829.
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