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Hiernickel Brewery

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Hiernickel Beer Glass 002623B151

Additional Information

The Hiernickel brewery was a family run brewery in Hassfurt Germany (between Schweinfurt and Bamberg). The brewery was established in 1799 and closed in 2000 ending 201 years of brewing activity and tradition. The brewery was taken over by the Kulmbacher group on the 1st January 2000 and closed shortly thereafter.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Hefe Weisse -

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.

Old Hiernickel Logo

Hiernickel Logo