Charles and Elizabeth Bernick probably never imagined their story would include so many chapters ... such an extensive cast of characters … and take so many exciting twists and turns. What started in 1916 as a one-person operation bottling homemade soda pop has grown into a thriving business with 650+ team members.

1930: New Brands & 'Near Beer'

Five new delivery trucks are added as well as production of more flavors: Wineberry, Howdy Orange and a new beverage called Bernick's Chocolate.

Distribution of "Near Beer" begins with Schmidt's City Club, Malta, Kato Beer, Rock Springs and Pale Dry Ginger Ale.