A look at the life and legacy of Joseph Schlitz & his impact on beer in Milwaukee
Joseph Schlitz helped make Milwaukee famous for its beer. He owned and operated the Schlitz Brewing Company, starting in the 1850s. The company grew into the familiar name most Wisconsinites can recognize.

Jerry Janiszewski is an Old World Wisconsin volunteer brewer and also a member of the museum`s brewing experience committee. He shares more about the life and legacy of Joseph Schlitz.

Janiszewski starts, "It`s incredible to examine his life because he only lived for 43 years and he was born in Mainz, which back then was called the Kingdom of Prussia. He was born in 1831 and he set foot in New York on June 15 of 1849 and made his way to Milwaukee." ...


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