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Olympia Brewing Company of Tumwater, Washington, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1896 - 1902 Capital Brewing Co., Leopold Schmidt The bank of Tumwater River, below Tumwater Falls
1902 - 1915 Olympia Brewing Co. The bank of Tumwater River, below Tumwater Falls
1915 - 1933 Olympia Beverage Co. Schmidt Place & Custer Way
1934 - 1983 Olympia Brewing Company Schmidt Place & Custer Way
1983 - 1985 Olympia Brewing Co., Subs of Pabst Schmidt Place & Custer Way
1985 - 2013 Olympia Brewing Co., Subs of Pabst, Subs of S... Schmidt Place & Custer Way
1985 - 2013 Bronco Brg Co. (Aka of Olympia Brewing Co.) Schmidt Place & Custer Way
1985 - 2013 Swiss Gold Brg Co. (Aka of Olympia Brewing Co... Schmidt Place & Custer Way
1985 - 2013 General Brewing Co. (Aka of Olympia Brewing C... Schmidt Place & Custer Way
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   WASH-U-1206
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23rd January 1846    

Leopold Frederick Ludwig “Leo” Schmidt was born in Weiterstadt, Germany.  In 1876 he opened the Centennial Brewery in Butte, Montana. In 1896 he moved to Tumwater, Washington ... View More

1896     FoundedCapital Brewing Co., Leopold SchmidtThe bank of Tumwater River, below Tumwater Falls

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Olympia Beer
1896-1902
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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1900    

1902     Olympia Brewing Co.The bank of Tumwater River, below Tumwater Falls

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Olympia Beer
1902-1915
Olympia Excelsior Beer
1902-1905
Pale Export Beer
1902-1915
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Circa: 1903    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1912    

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24th September 1914    

Leopold Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewery in Tumwater, Washington, died.

1915     Olympia Beverage Co.Schmidt Place & Custer Way

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Fruju
1915-1933
Lact
1915-1933
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1933    

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1934    

1934     Olympia Brewing CompanySchmidt Place & Custer Way

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Buckhorn Beer
1975-1983
Hamm's Beer
1975-1983
Olympia Beer
1934-1983
Olympia Bock Beer
1934-1947
Olympia Dark Beer
1968-1972
Olympia Light Beer
1976-1983
Olympia Stubby Beer
1934-1950
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Circa: 1970    

1983     Olympia Brewing Co., Subs of PabstSchmidt Place & Custer Way

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Olympia Beer
1983-1985
Olympia Gold Beer
1983-1985
Olympia Light Beer
1983-1985

1985     General Brewing Co. (Aka of Olympia Brewing Co.)Schmidt Place & Custer Way

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