• Remember When...bottling beer became a big operation?

    Jos. Brown Scenic and Commercial Photographer

    This brewery worker looked a bit unsure of himself as he paused in the middle of his work to have his picture taken at the Pabst Brewing Co. bottle house in 1915. According to a history of the brewery…

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  • Remember When...Meister made beer?

    Milwaukee is widely known as a beer capital and over the years many breweries - large and small - sprang up in the city. The building at 406 Chestnut St. (later 406 W. Juneau Ave.) at one time housed…

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  • Remember When...Munzinger brewed beer here?

    Christian H. Munzinger had his brewery and bottling plant at 184-186 Burrell St. (later 2428-2432 S. Burrell St.), in the 1890's. As the picture indicates, his products were Weiss beer and mineral wat…

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  • Remember When...models picketed to announce that beer was back?

    These models were not heralding the end of Prohibition as they marched in front of the Blatz Brewing Co. on July 29, 1953, but the return of the brand of beer. Twenty-five young women paraded in front…

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