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Walter Bros. Brewing Company of Menasha, Wisconsin, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1860 - 1868 Peter Caspari, Island City Brewery 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
1868 - 1875 Jacob Frederick Mayer & Co., (Joseph Maye... 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
1879 - 1882 Habermehl & Mueller, Island City Brewery 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
1882 - 1888 George Habermehl, Island City Brewery 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
1888 - 1891 Walter Bros. (Martin & Christian) & F... 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
1891 - 1920 Walter Bros. Brewing Co., Island City Brewing... 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
1933 - 1956 Walter Bros. Brewing Company 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   WIS-U-769
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25th February 1840    

Joseph A. Mayer was born in Baden, Verden, Niedersachsen, Germany. He was the oldest son of Ignatius Mayer. In 1847 the Mayer family emigrated to America and settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where t... View More

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14th September 1841    

Jacob Frederick Mayer was born in Baden-Württemberg. He was the son of Ignatius Mayer (1799-1876), a farmer. The family emigrated to America in 1847 and found some farmland in Milwaukee, Wisco... View More

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14th March 1856    

Christian Walter, the son of a cobbler, was born in Bergfelden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He was one of twelve children, five of them brothers who would grow up to form a brewing dynasty in ... View More

1860     FoundedPeter Caspari, Island City Brewery134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

1868     Jacob Frederick Mayer & Co., (Joseph Mayer) Island City Brewery134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

1879     Habermehl & Mueller, Island City Brewery 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

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1882     George Habermehl, Island City Brewery 134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

1888     Walter Bros. (Martin & Christian) & Fries, Island City Brewery 1888-1891134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

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Begin: 1888     End 1920

1888 - 1920

1891     Walter Bros. Brewing Co., Island City Brewing Co. 1891-1920134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

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Dry Cure
1920-1933
Eagle's Special
1891-1920
Export Beer
1891-1920
Gold Label Beer
1891-1920
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Begin: 1895     End 1920

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Circa: 29th December 1917    

1933     Walter Bros. Brewing Company134/144 Nicolet Blvd & Commercial Street

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Gem Beer
1933-1950
Gem Bock
1933-1950
Gem Pilsener Beer
1933-1950
Gold Label Beer
1933-1950
Holiday Special Beer
1933-1950
K Pale Beer
1933-1950
Walter Bros Bock
1937-1950
Walter Bros Pilsener Beer
1933-1950
Walter's Bock
1933-1950
1938Capacity 30000 Barrels
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1939Capacity 30000 Barrels
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1956 ClosedWalter Bros. Brewing Company