Breweries who survived the US prohibition and F3 tornados


In the contemporary beer market, new and growing companies normally attract the attention of the consumers as well as the experts and intellectuals. These youngsters may have struggled to establish themselves in the market, but undoubtedly, those are the oldest brewers who struggled out the entire breweries from the tsunami of US prohibition or restrictions on brewing particularly the F3. The contemporary flourishing brewing industry, as well as the vast number of consumers, should never forget that the older breweries who fought for the existence of brewing across the prohibition and F3 tornados should be given proper acknowledgement for their brave action to reach the brewing till today. Step into Brutopia to experience the finest beer available in the area. Find out a few of the oldest breweries below who struggled out the tsunami of prohibition and F3.

  • Coors Brewing Company: This company has been founded in the year 1873. Adolph Coors after migrating to the US started Coors but later entered into manufacturing which helped him survive the brewery during the prohibition. After the prohibition, the company adopted the aluminium can and started the first cash for can return program.
  • Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company: The company was founded in 1867, became the proud owner of famous Leinenkugel’s Original Lager, and famous for “Crowntainer”, a can with a bottle cap, after the world war 2nd when the company did not get a favour.  Miller bought the company in 1988 and continues to brew at the original location of Chippewa Falls.
  • Frankenmuth Brewery: The company was founded in the year 1862 and one of its famous product is “Frankenmuth Hefeweizen”. In 1996 the company fell victim to F3 and its brewery was completely destroyed. 7 years later it was again rebuilt and its brand re-established itself with an award and double popularity.
  • August Schell Brewing Company: The company was founded in the year 1860 and its famous brand has been the “Schell’s Deer” brand. The brewery was based on the bank of Cottonwood river which benefited the company by way of the collection of ice directly from the river and storing in the caves for the natural refrigeration of the beer for the purpose of ageing the beers. After the uprising of the Sioux, the brewery was the only building which survived because they were nice to the Sioux.
  • Stevens Point Beer: Founded in the year 1857, the company is the proud owner of the brand Point Special Lager. The Stevens Point, after 133 years left the state of Wisconsin, but soon identified by the Great American Beer Festival, and awarded Gold in the category of American Premium.