Joseph Huber Brewing Company

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Joseph Huber Brewing Co.
Founded 1845

The Joseph Huber Brewing Company was founded in 1845 in Monroe, Wisconsin. Originally called The Blumer Brewery, it adopted the Huber name in 1947. It is the oldest continually operating brewery in the Midwest and second oldest in the United States.

In 2006, Mountain Crest Brewing Company of Calgary, Alberta, Canada purchased the Joseph Huber Brewing Company, the Huber and Rhinelander brands of beer, and the Blumers brand of soda. The Monroe brewery was renamed Minhas Craft Brewery.

The Berghoff Brewing Company contracted with Mountain Crest until 2013 to brew Berghoff beer at the Monroe plant[1] and continues to produce Berghoff's root beer, which is sold in traditional glass bottles in the Midwestern United States. The Berghoff brand was named after the Berghoff Cafe and Tavern in Chicago.

The Minhas Brewery has tours for adults and children in which visitors may receive a free 6-pack of 5 different beers and a soda. Blumers soda uses 100% cane sugar.

Recognition[edit]

2014 - Certificate of Excellence - Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Monroe on Trip Advisor [1]

2014 - Minhas Craft Brewery Huber Bock awarded Silver for best bock from the World Beer Awards. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Loerzel. "Berghoff beer looks for respect", Crain's Chicago Business, April 25, 2013. Accessed December 10, 2014.

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