CCSI Plastic Crowncap Database - Brewer/Bottler
Entered: 14 Aug 2008 06:32 - John Vetter - Modified: 04 Sep 2017 04:38 - Bob Burr
 Brewer/bottler #2049
Name Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.
Address 1/3 Jefferson Avenue
City Chippewa Falls
State/Province Wisconsin
Country United States
Extra info The brewery was founded in Chippewa Falls in May 1867 by Jacob Leinenkugel and John Miller. Miller sold his stake in the company in 1884.
During Prohibition, the company produced near beer known as "Leino" as well as soda water. The company expanded from its local roots in the 1970s, introducing a light beer. Miller Brewing Company, now a subsidiary of SABMiller, bought the company in 1988.
On March 28, 2006, the company introduced Sunset Wheat beer, brewed with wheat, hops, and coriander. Summer Shandy, a seasonal mix of wheat beer and lemonade, was introduced in 2007. In 2010 Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout was re-introduced in select markets. In 2012 the company introduced Snowdrift Vanilla Porter and Lemonberry Shandy. Canoe Paddler beer was introduced for spring and summer 2013.
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