CCSI Plastic Crowncap Database - Brewer/Bottler
| Brewer/bottler #2049|
|Name|| Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. |
|Address|| 1/3 Jefferson Avenue |
|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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