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Burlington Brewing Company of Burlington, Wisconsin, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1859 - 1873 Anton Finke 425 McHenry Street
1873 - 1884 William J. Finke 425 McHenry Street
1884 - 1897 Wm. J. Finke & Co. 425 McHenry Stree
1896 - 1922 Wm. J. Finke-John Uhen Brewing Company 425 McHenry Street
1924 - 1933 Burlington Cereal Products Co. 425 McHenry Street
1931 - 1933 Kazmaier Beverage Co. 425 McHenry Street
1933 - 1953 Burlington Brewing Company 700/718 3rd Street
1953 - 1955 Van Merritt Brewing Company 700/718 3rd Street
1955 - 1957 Wisconsin Brewing Co., subsidiary of Weber Wa... 700/718 3rd Street
  • Anton died in a "Runaway Sleigh Accident" Jan. 7, 1873. "Wm. Finke Co." signs are replaced with "Finke-Uhen Brewing Co." signs. 1896. Finke-Uhen Brewery closed for violating Prohibition laws Sept. 15 1922 Property sold to Charles Dehn of Chicago on Jan. 17, 1924. Malt House sold to the Old Dutch brewing Co. of Milwaukee 1933 Old Dutch Malt House project goes bankrupt, sold by lienholder Dec. 28, 1934 William J. Finke Dies 1934. Purchased by the Weber-Waukesha Brewery of Waukesha, WI 1955 Wisconsin Brewing Co., subsidiary of Weber Waukesha Brewing Co. in 1955.
  • U-Permit Number :   WIS-U-785
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

1859     FoundedAnton Finke425 McHenry Street

1873     William J. Finke425 McHenry Street

1884     Wm. J. Finke & Co.425 McHenry Stree

1896     Wm. J. Finke-John Uhen Brewing Company425 McHenry Street

Products

Cream Top Near Beer
1919-1933
Export Beer
1896-1919
Finke-Uhen Beer
1897-1918
Muenchner Beer
1915-1918

1924     Burlington Cereal Products Co. 425 McHenry Street

1931     Kazmaier Beverage Co.425 McHenry Street

Logo

Begin: 1933     End 1953

1933 - 1953

1933     Burlington Brewing Company700/718 3rd Street

Products

Burlington Ale
1935-1939
Burlington Beer
1934-1953
Burlington Draft Beer
1933-1950
Chesterton "Dry" Beer
1933-1950
Chesterton Ale
1939-1943
Holiday Brew
1933-1950
Old Wisconsin Lager
1934-1939
Original Burlington Beer
1933-1937
Simpson's Ale
1934-1937
Society Brand Ale
1933-1950
Sports Club Beer
1937-1944
Van Merritt Beer
1934-1953
Wisconsin Club Beer
1941-1945
Xtra Bräu Beer
1935-1940
Yak Extra Pale Beer
1933-1950
1938Capacity 100000 Barrels
1939Capacity 100000 Barrels
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1943    

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Circa: 1951    

1953     Van Merritt Brewing Company700/718 3rd Street

Products

Van Merritt Beer
1953-1955

1955     Wisconsin Brewing Co., subsidiary of Weber Waukesha Brewing Co.700/718 3rd Street

Products

Wisconsin Premium Beer
1954-1957

1957 ClosedWisconsin Brewing Co., subsidiary of Weber Waukesha Brewing Co.