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Wacker Brewing Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1836 - 1843 Abraham (John A.) Sprenger 407 East Orange Street between Plum & Ann Streets
1859 - 1863 Eagle Brewery, Elizabeth Sprenger Walnut & Water Streets
1863 - 1867 Eagle Brewery, J. J. Sprenger Walnut & Water Streets
1867 - 1873 John A. Sprenger Jr. Walnut, Corner of Water Street
1873 - 1877 Joseph Wacker Walnut & Water Streets
1877 - 1879 S. V. S. Wacker Bros, Walnut & Water Streets
1879 - 1884 C. C. Wacker & Bros. Walnut & Water Streets
1884 - 1920 Chas. V. Wacker & Bro. Walnut & Water Streets
1933 - 1938 Old Lancaster Brewing Company 201-223 West Walnut & Water Streets
1939 - 1956 Wacker Brewing Company 201-223 West Walnut & Water Streets
  • Closed shop to purchase controlling interest in the Philip Frank Brewery of Lancaster 1873

  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-327A
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News

5th July 1770    

Johann Abraham "Abraham" Sprenger (I) was born in  in Albersweiler, Germany.  He was a butcher and for the first five decades of his life stayed in the town of his bir... View More

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26th January 1829    

John Abraham Sprenger Jr. was born in Reading, Pennsylvania.  He was raised in his family's brewery in Lancaster and took it over from his mother Elizabeth in 1867.  He ran the f... View More

1836     FoundedAbraham (John A.) Sprenger407 East Orange Street between Plum & Ann Streets

1859     Eagle Brewery, Elizabeth SprengerWalnut & Water Streets

1863     Eagle Brewery, J. J. SprengerWalnut & Water Streets

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1867    

1867     John A. Sprenger Jr.Walnut, Corner of Water Street

1873     Joseph WackerWalnut & Water Streets

1877     S. V. S. Wacker Bros,Walnut & Water Streets

1879     C. C. Wacker & Bros.Walnut & Water Streets

1884     Chas. V. Wacker & Bro.Walnut & Water Streets

Products

Wacker & Bros. Beer
1884-1920

1933     Old Lancaster Brewing Company201-223 West Walnut & Water Streets

Products

Olde Lancaster Ale
1933-1938
Olde Lancaster Bock
1933-1938
Olde Lancaster Porter
1933-1938
Olde Lancaster Beer
1933-1938
1937Capacity 40000 Barrels

1939     Wacker Brewing Company201-223 West Walnut & Water Streets

Products

Little Dutch Ale
1939-1952
Little Dutch Beer
1939-1957
Little Dutch Porter
1939-1941
Old Bohemian Beer
1940-1953
Wacker Porter
1940-1954
Wacker Premium Beer
1939-1950
Wacker Premium Porter
1939-1950
Wacker's Half & Half
1939-1942
Wacker's Ale
1939-1942
Wacker's All Malt Ale
1939-1950
Wacker's All Malt Beer
1939-1950
Wacker's Bavarian Brand Weiss Beer
1939-1950
Wacker's Beer
1939-1954
Wacker's Bohemian Beer
1949-1957

1956 ClosedWacker Brewing Company