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Schmulbach Brewing Co. in Wheeling

Frederick Ziegler founded what became the Nail City Brewery at 33rd and Wetzel in 1855. A stock company took over in 1873, installing highly regarded master brewer Ernst Irion (from Cincinnati’s Gambrinus Brewery). Businessman Henry Schmulbach became the majority owner in 1881 and changed the name a year later. The Schmulbach Brewing Co. was in operation until 1914 when the Yost Law enacting state prohibition was ratified by the West Virginia State Legislature.

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Location

▶ 33rd Street and Lane H in South Wheeling 


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Schmulbach Brewery


Additional Resources

▶ Vertical File: Wheeling Breweries, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at the reference desk.


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