George Younger

1722 - 1788

Brewer. Born in Culross into a family which owned salt-pans, Younger was working as a brewer in Alloa by 1745. He had founded his own Meadow Brewery in the town c.1764. The company, George Younger & Sons, passed down through the family and grew over the years. They acquired Candleriggs Brewery in Alloa in 1871 and eventually became part of the Tennent Caledonian group in 1966.

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