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Metz Brewing Company of Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1896 - 1897 Joseph Guggenmos 3rd & Hickory Streets
1897 - 1898 Nebraska Brewing Co. 3rd & Hickory Streets
1898 - 1899 Spring Place Weiss Beer Brewery, Otto Heink 213 Hickory
1900 - 1917 Willow Springs Brewing Co., Inc. 213 Hickory & 3rd Street
1917 - 1923 Willow Springs Beverage Co. 3rd & Hickory Streets
1933 - 1938 Fontenelle Brewing Company 210 Hickory Street
1938 - 1961 Metz Brewing Company 210 Hickory Street
1959 - 1961 My Brewing Company 210 Hickory Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   NEBR-U-826
  • L-permit Number :  

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19th May 1832    

Frederick Christian Wilhelm "Fred" Metz was born in Hesse-Kassel, Germany. He was the first-born son of Chief Forester Karl Metz.  As a youth he studied his father's tr... View More

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7th August 1857    

Joseph Guggenmos was born in Germany.  In 1896 he founded what would become the Metz Brewery in Omaha, Nebraska.

1896     FoundedJoseph Guggenmos3rd & Hickory Streets

1897     Nebraska Brewing Co.3rd & Hickory Streets

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Begin: 1897     End 1898

1897 - 1898

1898     Spring Place Weiss Beer Brewery, Otto Heink213 Hickory

1900     Willow Springs Brewing Co., Inc.213 Hickory & 3rd Street

Products

Stars & Stripes Beer
1900s-1910s
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6th October 1916    

Wallter Moise, part owner of the Willow Springs Brewing Co. of Omaha, Nebraska, died in a Chicago sanitarium.

1917     Willow Springs Beverage Co.3rd & Hickory Streets

1933     Fontenelle Brewing Company210 Hickory Street

Products

Golden Spike Beer
1933-1938
Jubilee Beer
1933-1938
Metz Beer
1933-1938
Metz Bock Beer
1933-1938
Metz Picnic Beer
1933-1938
Metz X Beer
1933-1938
Robin Hood Beer
1933-1936
Robin Hood Bock Beer
1934-1936
Robin Hood Draught Beer
1933-1936
Robin Hood Liverpool Ale
1933-1936
Robin Hood Picnic Beer
1933-1936
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Begin: 1933     End 1938

1933 - 1938
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Circa: 1933    

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Circa: 1935    

1937Capacity 150000 Barrels

1938     Metz Brewing Company210 Hickory Street

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Golden Spike Beer
1938-1961
Mertz Bock Beer
1938-1961
Metz Beer
1939-1961
Metz Jubilee Beer
1938-1961
Metz Malt Liquor
1956-1960
Robin Hood Beer
1938-1961
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Circa: 1938    

1939Capacity 150000 Barrels
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1943    

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1945    

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1947    

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1948    

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1949    

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1950    

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1953    

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1959     My Brewing Company210 Hickory Street

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My Beer
1959-1961

1961 ClosedMetz Brewing Company