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Columbus Brewing Company of Columbus, Nebraska, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1866 - 1875 Charles Breamer *
1875 - 1880 Star Brewery, J. Herman Kersenbrock & Jos... *
1880 - 1882 Star Brewery, Henggeler & George Wandel *
1882 - 1888 Star Brewery, Joseph Henggeler *
1888 - 1896 Star Brewery, Kersenbrock & Mack *
1896 - 1905 Star Brewery, J. Herman Kersenbrock 7th & Douglas Streets
1905 - 1917 Columbus Brewing Co. 7th & Douglas Streets
1917 - 1933 Columbus Beverage Company 7th & Douglas Streets
1933 - 1954 Columbus Brewing Company 670/672 15th Avenue
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   NEBR-U-813
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

News

10th June 1857    

Joseph "Joe" Henggeler was born in Dubuque, Iowa. In 1860, when Henggeler was just 3, his family homesteaded in Columbus, Nebraska where they engaged in farming.

At age 20 Hengg... View More

1866     FoundedCharles Breamer*

1875     Star Brewery, J. Herman Kersenbrock & Joseph "Joe" Henggeler*

1880     Star Brewery, Henggeler & George Wandel*

1882     Star Brewery, Joseph Henggeler*

1888     Star Brewery, Kersenbrock & Mack*

1896     Star Brewery, J. Herman Kersenbrock7th & Douglas Streets

1905     Columbus Brewing Co.7th & Douglas Streets

Products

La Rosa Beer
1905-1917

1917     Columbus Beverage Company7th & Douglas Streets

Products

Columbus Beverage
1917-1933
Pawnee Dark Beer
1917-1933

1933     Columbus Brewing Company670/672 15th Avenue

Products

All-American Beer
1933-1954
All-American Draught Beer
1933-1936
All-American Draught Bock Beer
1933-1950
All-American Light Beer
1933-1936
Bock Beer
1933-1954
Holiday Special
1933-1954
La Rosa Beer
1952-1952
Pawnee Dark Beer
1933-1935
Ronz Beer
1951-1954
1937Capacity 25000 Barrels
1939Capacity 25000 Barrels
News

28th July 1952    

Mrs. Walter Schreiber wins the contest to name the new product for the Columbus Brewery in Nebraska. Her entry "Ronz Beer" netted her a $50 defense bond.
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1952    

1954 ClosedColumbus Brewing Company