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Cream City Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1853 - 1858 West Hill Brewery, Wehr & Forster 490–510 Thirteenth Street
1858 - 1860 West Hill Brewery, George Wehr 490–510 Thirteenth Street
1860 - 1862 West Hill Brewery, Weber & Beck 490–510 Thirteenth Street
1862 - 1877 John Beck 490–510 Thirteenth Street
1877 - 1879 Jacob Veidt & Co. 490–510 Thirteenth Street
1879 - 1920 Cream City Brewing Co. 490/510 13th Street
1920 - 1933 Cream City Products Co. 490/510 13th Street
1933 - 1937 Cream City Brewing Company 1512/1544 North 13th St
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   WIS-U-735
  • L-permit Number :   L-25

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10th November 1828    

Johann W. B. "John" Meiners was born in Oldenburg, Germany. He fled his native land at age 19 in 1848 in the aftermath of the failure of the leftist uprising against the crown. He emigrat... View More

1853     FoundedWest Hill Brewery, Wehr & Forster490–510 Thirteenth Street

1858     West Hill Brewery, George Wehr490–510 Thirteenth Street

1860     West Hill Brewery, Weber & Beck490–510 Thirteenth Street

1862     John Beck490–510 Thirteenth Street

1877     Jacob Veidt & Co.490–510 Thirteenth Street

1879     Cream City Brewing Co.490/510 13th Street

Products

A.1. Bream
1879-1920
Bock Beer
1879-1920
Cream City Brewing Co Bottling Department
1879-1920
Cream City Pilsener
1879-1920
Edelbräu Beer
1879-1920
Export Beer
1879-1920
Extra Stock
1879-1920
Holiday Brew
1879-1920
Milwaukee Lager Beer
1879-1920
Old Nick Brew
1879-1920
Schloss Bräu
1879-1920
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1891    

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27th January 1892    

The Cream City Brewing Co. begins use of their Crescent Moon and six-pointed star trademark.
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Begin: 27th January 1892     End 1937

27th January 1892 - 1937
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29th December 1898    

John Meiners, president of the Cream City Brewery of Milwaukee, died in Ventura, California at age seventy years.
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1900    

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1901    

1920     Cream City Products Co.490/510 13th Street

Products

Alta Bavarian Style Cereal Beverage
1920-1933
Alta Special
1920-1933
Cream City Cherry Soda
1920-1933
Cream City Extract Tonic
1920-1933
Cream City White Soda
1920-1933
Easter Brew Cereal Beverage
1920-1933
Extra Stock Cereal Beverage
1920-1933
Gold Sea
1920-1933
Hanover Club Special Brew
1920-1933
Hanover Extra Stout Brew
1920-1933
Holiday Brew
1920-1933
Mid-West Brew
1920-1933
Mid-West Malt Tonic
1920-1933
Pelham Club Extra Stout Special Brew
1920-1933
Pheasant White Soda
1920-1933
Pilsener
1920-1933
Pilsener Cereal Beverage
1920-1933
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Circa: 1933    

1933     Cream City Brewing Company1512/1544 North 13th St

Products

Big Boy Beer
1933-1937
Blue Jay Beer
1933-1937
Bock Beer
1933-1937
Cream City Draft Beer
1933-1937
Cream City Export Beer
1933-1937
Cream City Pale Beer
1933-1937
Cream City Pelham Club Beer
1933-1937
Cream City Pilsener Beer
1933-1937
Extra Stock Dark Beer
1933-1937
Hanover Dark Beer
1933-1937
Pelham Club Extra Brew Pale Beer
1933-1937
Pilsener Beer
1933-1937
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Begin: 27th January 1892     End 1937

27th January 1892 - 1937
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Begin: 27th January 1892     End 1937

27th January 1892 - 1937
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Begin: 1940     End 1937

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Begin: 1941     End 1937

1937 ClosedCream City Brewing Company