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Stegmier (1857-1974): regional brewery situated at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

William C. Kashatus, who teaches history at a local community college, tells the story of a defunct Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania business, Stegmier Brewery.  Established in 1857, it survived until 1974.  It was a regional brewery which sold beer throughout the northeastern states, but not a national brewery.  At its peak, it was the third largest brewery in the state and the twentieth largest in the USA.  For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on December 10, 2007 at 07:36 AM in Brewing , United States | Permalink