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The former Hansa Brewery is in the North-Central section of Dortmund, and today is part of the Dortmunder Actien Brauerei, which took over Dortmunder Hansa in 1971. The facility also houses the Dortmunder Brewery Museum. Before changing its name to Dortmunder Hansa, the beer was brewed in the same location since 1902, then called the Borussia Brewery.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Hansa Pils -
Hansa Export -
Hansa Altbier -
Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.
Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.
1940's / 1950's
Late 40's to late 50's
1950's / 1960's
Late 50's to late 60's