Chief Wausau Co. Brewery – WI 522b

Chief Wausau Co. Brewery opened in 1920 and closed in 1933 it was open for 13 years. Items from breweries of this age tend to be more common and less valuable than some breweries. Early items can still be valuable as can rarer types of items. This listing was active during Prohibition which makes it an oddity. Some breweries were able to stay in business by producing "near-beer" which was very low alcohol, some switched over to bottling sodas or other beverages, some became Ice-houses or other related businesses. Chief Wausau Co. Brewery was located in Wausau, WI, which only had 4 breweries, so there are not many that that were producing breweriana items. Local collectors may pay a small premium over national or general collectors because of a lack of local items.

  • Other Notes: Prohibition

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Breweries listed under Wausau, WI 522

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
WI 522aWausau Brewing Co19131920
WI 522bChief Wausau Co. Brewery19201933
WI 522cWausau Brewing Co19331961

Breweries listed under Wausau, WI

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
WI 519aCrowley Brewery1850sUnknown
WI 520aMathie & Huebner Brewery18691870
WI 521aGeorge Ruder Brewery18591888
WI 522aWausau Brewing Co19131920