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All in the Family: An Interview With Jake and Dick Leinenkugel

Leinenkugel’s Family History

Earlier this month fifth-generation brewer, Jake Leinenkugel announced he will retire as President of the family-run Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company at the end of the year.

Since 1867, Leinie’s has been brewing America’s friendliest craft beer in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. And under the guidance of Jake the brewery has thrived by keeping true to the history and heritage established by his great-great grandfather.

This history and heritage will be as strong as ever, when Jake’s brother Dick takes over as President of the brewery at the end of the year. Watch this video to hear more about Jake’s retirement from Jake and Dick: