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Burkhardt Brewing Company of Akron, Ohio, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1866 - 1877 Jacob Fornecker Sherman Street
1866 - 1877 Frederick Gaessler Sherman Street
1877 - 1879 Gaessler & Burkhardt, Wolf Ledge Brewery 154/156 Sherman Street
1880 - 1882 Wilhelm Burkhardt, Wolf Ledge Brewery 154/156 Sherman Street
1882 - 1886 Mrs. Margaretha Burkhardt, Wolf Ledge Brewery 152/156 Sherman Street
1886 - 1902 Mrs. Margaretha Burkhardt 152/156 Sherman Street
1902 - 1919 M. Burkhardt Brewing Co. 513/529 Grant Street
1919 - 1933 Burkhardt Consolidated Co. 513/529 Grant Street
1933 - 1956 Burkhardt Brewing Company 1625 Central Parkway, 1617 Providence Street, & Oliver Street
1956 - 1964 Burger Brewing Company 509/543 Grant Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   OHIO-U-679
  • L-permit Number :  

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News

31st October 1848    

Margaretha Burkhardt, née Wageman, was born in Germany.  She became president of the Wolf Ledge Brewery in 1882 after her husband Wilhelm died.  She ran the brewery until her ... View More

1866     FoundedFrederick GaesslerSherman Street

1877     Gaessler & Burkhardt, Wolf Ledge Brewery154/156 Sherman Street

1880     Wilhelm Burkhardt, Wolf Ledge Brewery154/156 Sherman Street

1882     Mrs. Margaretha Burkhardt, Wolf Ledge Brewery152/156 Sherman Street

1886     Mrs. Margaretha Burkhardt152/156 Sherman Street

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1900    

1902     M. Burkhardt Brewing Co.513/529 Grant Street

Products

Burkhardt's Select
1902-1919
Burkhardt's Select Brew
1902-1919
Burkhardt's Select Export
1902-1919
Burkhardt's Standard Lager
1902-1919
Orange Dee-Light
1902-1919

1919     Burkhardt Consolidated Co.513/529 Grant Street

1933     Burkhardt Brewing Company1625 Central Parkway, 1617 Providence Street, & Oliver Street

Products

Banner Ale
1952-1955
Banner Dry Beer
1952-1955
Burkhardt's Ale
1937-1956
Burkhardt's Beer
1933-1956
Burkhardt's Bock Beer
1937-1956
Burkhardt's Diamond Jubilee Beer
1933-1936
Burkhardt's Special Beer
1933-1936
Burkhardt's Special XX Dark
1933-1936
Mug Ale
1934-1956
Old German Beer
1933-1942
Old Scout Beer
1934-1936
Select Ale
1933-1936
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Circa: 1933    

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Circa: 1938    

1939Capacity 150000 Barrels
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1949    

1956     Burger Brewing Company509/543 Grant Street

Products

Burger Ale
1956-1964
Burger Beer
1956-1964

1964 ClosedBurger Brewing Company