Archive Dive: South Shore Breweries

This week’s dive into the ZCP archive takes us along Lake Superior‘s Wisconsin South Shore to revisit the historic breweries of Ashland and Washburn. The story involves one notorious brewery owner who was arrested for arrest for “assault with attempt to kill.” after slashing another man’s jugular vein. From our book Naturally Brewed, Naturally Better: The Historic Breweries of Duluth & Superior. Check out the story here.


The Washburn Brewery, date unknown. [Image: J. Steiner]