Outside the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company production facility in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Outside the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company production facility in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

In May 1867, the Leinenkugel family brewery was founded in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin by Jacob Leinenkugel. He was a family man driven by an iron work ethic, and he knew that his German family heritage would play an integral part of his brewery’s success.

The brewery was co-founded by John Miller (no relation to the Miller Brewing Company) but sold his stake in the company in 1884. Its products are colloquially known as Leinie’s. Leinenkugel is mainly distributed throughout the Midwestern United States.

The company expanded from its local roots in the 1970s, introducing a light beer. Leinenkugel has become known for its craft beers, which it introduced in the 1980s. Miller Brewing, a subsidiary of SABMiller, bought the company in 1988.

Today, the sixth generation of Leinenkugels continues to brew some of the same family-inspired recipes that Jacob poured his heart and soul into. Over the years, our family has grown and so has our brewery, but our history and heritage remain at the forefront.

Leinie Lodge and Chippewa Falls Brewery

Take a tour of our historic brewery in Chippewa Falls and let one of our guides introduce you to nearly 150 years of beer brewing and six generations of Leinenkugel family history. All tours start at the Leinie Lodge, which is filled with historical photos, vintage brewing equipment and plenty of Leinie’s wearables and collectibles to take home. Come relax with friends and family, sample our award-winning beers and get the full flavor of all things Leinenkugel’s.

Tenth Street Brewery

The Tenth Street Brewery, opened in 1986 by G. Heileman Brewing Company for the Blatz label, was purchased by Leinenkugel in 1995. It produces Leinenkugel’s Auburn Ale, Creamy Dark, Hefeweizen, Honey Weiss and the Original Pale Lager.

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Outside Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company’s Leine Lodge location in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Outside Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company’s Leine Lodge location in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

This brewery has multiple locations.

Leinie Lodge

  • 124 E Elm St
  • Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
  • United States
  • (888) 534-6437

Taproom Hours The schedule provided is based on the information available from the brewery at the time this page was published and is subject to change. Hours may also vary on holidays or for special events. Refer to the brewery website or check out their social media accounts for the latest information. Submit corrections via the form on this page.

  • Sunday: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Monday: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Tuesday: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Wednesday: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 8 PM

No Brewery Tour Info

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This brewery has multiple locations.

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

  • 1 Jefferson Ave
  • Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-1318
  • United States
  • (715) 723-5558

No Brewery Tour Info

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This brewery has multiple locations.

Tenth Street Brewery

  • 1515 N 10th St
  • Milwaukee, WI 53205
  • United States
  • (414) 931-3900

No Brewery Tour Info

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