Paul Bialas - The Olympia Brewing Company

Welcome to The Olympia Brewing Company – a singular photographic, historic and auditory tour of the iconic brewery founded by Leopold Schmidt in 1895. See the brewery’s deep-rooted history in Tumwater, WA through historical photographs and vintage advertisements. Learn about Leopold's role in bringing his famous beer to the masses on the West Coast. Take an artistic-style photographic tour through both the pre-prohibition brewery and post prohibition brewery that remain abandoned today, and learn about the plans to revitalize these properties to once again serve the people of Tumwater. And finally, pour yourself a cold Oly, sit back, and reflect on the fascinating stories retold by former employees, and retirees – on the enclosed CD.