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Wayne Brewing Company of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1839 - 1839 Adam Dietz Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1840 - 1860 Frederick Dietz Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1860 - 1864 Charles Koehler Lager Beer Brewery Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1864 - 1869 Erie Ale Brewery, Alfred King prop. Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1869 - 1871 Keystone Brewery, Keystone Bank prop. Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1871 - 1872 Keystone Brewery, Michael Wittman prop. Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1872 - 1896 Downer & Howard Ale Brewery (Truman Downe... Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1897 - 1899 Erwin J. Howard Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1899 - 1907 Consumers Brewing Co. Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1907 - 1922 Wayne Brewing Co. Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
1934 - 1951 Wayne Brewing Company Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-332A
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

News

10th January 1801    

Serial brewer Truman Downer was born in Bennington, Vermont. Not much is known about his childhood, but at around the age of twenty he gained employment some 100 miles south of home, at the brewery... View More

1839     FoundedAdam DietzSoutheast corner 17th & Parade Streets

1840     Frederick Dietz Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

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31st January 1846    

Erwin Julius Howard was born in Aurora, Ohio, the oldest son of a farmer. In 1872, at the age of 26, he moved to Erie, Pennsylvania where he engaged in the brewery business. There he met and began ... View More

1860     Charles Koehler Lager Beer BrewerySoutheast corner 17th & Parade Streets

1864     Erie Ale Brewery, Alfred King prop.Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

1869     Keystone Brewery, Keystone Bank prop.Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

1871     Keystone Brewery, Michael Wittman prop.Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

1872     Downer & Howard Ale Brewery (Truman Downer and Erwin J. Howard)Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

1897     Erwin J. HowardSoutheast corner 17th & Parade Streets

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Begin: 1899     End 1907

1899 - 1907

1899     Consumers Brewing Co.Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

Products

Consumers Ale
1899-1907
Consumers Beer
1899-1907

1907     Wayne Brewing Co.Southeast corner 17th & Parade Streets

Products

Wayne Export Nectar Beer
1907-1920
Waynebrew Beer
1907-1920
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Circa: 1912    

1934     Wayne Brewing CompanySoutheast corner 17th & Parade Streets

Products

Night Club Beer
1935-1949
Nottingham Ale
1936-1937
Old 39 Ale
1939-1944
Special Easter Wayne Brew Beer
1934-1950
Special Holiday Wayne Brew Beer
1934-1950
Wayne Ale
1933-1951
Wayne Beer
1933-1951
Wayne Beer
1933-1937
Wayne Bock Beer
1934-1950
Wayne Brew
1934-1936
Wayne Brew Ale
1934-1936
Wayne Brew Beer
1934-1936
Wayne Brew Bock Beer
1934-1936
Wayne Brew Export Beer
1934-1936
Wayne Brew Pilsener Type Beer
1934-1936
Wayne Champagne Ale
1934-1949
Wayne Champion Ale
1934-1949
Wayne Export Beer
1934-1950
Wayne Holiday Brew
1934-1950
Wayne Lager Beer
1934-1950
Wayne Pilsener Beer
1934-1950
1937Capacity 50000 Barrels
1939Capacity 55000 Barrels

1951 ClosedWayne Brewing Company