PEOPLE'S BREWING COMPANY
Since long before prohibition Lafayette has had a great deal of brewing history.
Spring Brewery 1855-1872
Bohrer Brewing Co. 1872-1918
Star City Bottling Works 1880-1918
Wagner & Herbert Co. 1848-1862
Thieme & Wagner 1862-1918
Lafayette Brewery, Inc. 1933-1952
Lafayette Brewing Co. 1993-Present
The Spring Brewery brought water to their neighbors for many years. They also, had one of the first known fire hydrants in Lafayette.
Bohrer and Thieme & Wagner
In 1890, the two breweries combined annual production was 15,700 barrels per year. 19 years later in 1909 Bohrer Brewery was producing 20,000 barrels, shipping to all parts of Indiana as well as Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois.
Thieme & Wagner was producing over 95,000 barrels of beer annually and at one time was the largest brewery in Indiana.
People's Brewing Co...
We will bring back this long history of community and quality regional brewing; distribuing our ales and lagers to the people of Lafayette and the state of Indiana.