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The Hartig Co., Watertown, Wisconsin, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1847 - 1854 Red Brewery, John Jacob Hoeffner 100 Cady St.
1854 - 1883 City Brewery, Joseph Bursinger 100 Cady St.
1884 - 1896 City Brewery, William Hartig & Charles Ma... 100 Cady St.
1896 - 1920 City Brewery, William Hartig 100 Cady St.
1933 - 1947 Hartig Company 100 Cady Street
  • 1860 Census lists brewer employees:
    Ferdinand Bauer (b~1832)
    Lipold Kochen (b~1839)
    Michael Krek (b~1810)

  • U-Permit Number :   WIS-U-771
  • L-permit Number :  

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26th December 1813    

Johann Jacob Hoeffner was born in Hilscheid, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany.  

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29th March 1822    

Joseph Bursinger was born in Dettingen, Germany.

1847     FoundedRed Brewery, John Jacob Hoeffner100 Cady St.

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27th April 1850    

Benedikt Carl "Charles" Manz, co-founder and partner with William Hartig in what would become the Hartig Brewery in Watertown, was born in Amorbach Bavaria.

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11th August 1851    

William Hartig, early Wisconsin brewer and president of the brewery that bears his name in Watertown, was born.

1854     City Brewery, Joseph Bursinger100 Cady St.

1884     City Brewery, William Hartig & Charles Manz100 Cady St.

Products

Hartig & Manz's Export Beer
1884-1896
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1896    

1896     City Brewery, William Hartig100 Cady St.

Products

Hartig's Export Beer
1896-1920
Hartig's Select Beer
1896-1920
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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1913    

1933     Hartig Company100 Cady Street

Products

Bock Beer
1933-1942
Goose Brand Beer
1933-1947
Hartig Holiday Beer
1934-1938
Hartig's Select Beer
1933-1947
Hartig's Special Beer
1933-1945
Hartig's Special Brew
1933-1947
Holiday Beer
1933-1947
Holiday Brew
1933-1947
Old Wisconsin Beer
1942-1945
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Begin: 1933     End 1947

1933 - 1947
1936Capacity 25000 Barrels
1938Capacity 25000 Barrels
1939Capacity 25000 Barrels

1947 ClosedHartig Company