Yuengling back in the ice cream biz after 28 years
February 12th, 2014
11:00 AM ET
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It won't share the flavor, but it will share the name.

Yuengling resurrected its ice cream this week after stopping production of the sweet treat 28 years ago.

Best known for beer, the family-owned Yuengling brewery launched its ice cream subsidiary in 1920 to help the business survive Prohibition.

The dairy branch was spun off from the flagship in 1935, two years after Prohibition ended, but it stopped production in 1985.

At that time, David Yuengling wasn't ready to take over the family business from his father. But after spending 30 years in the computer industry, David was ready to revive the ice cream business.

Read - Yuengling ice cream returns

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  1. flyingspacemonkeys

    About the best beer I ever had.

    July 8, 2014 at 5:57 pm |
  2. Senator Padme Amadala

    He said...that you turned to the Dark Side...that you...killed younglings...

    February 12, 2014 at 1:38 pm |
    • Jim Henson

      That's Gelflings ...

      February 13, 2014 at 7:25 am |
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