Packaging
Special thanks to Stan Warzecha for cover picture and Oly Dry Brewers Dozen and Big Sky Bonus buy box
Classic 1950s Stubby Case Box
Right and below classic Olympia Can Stubby and Quart boxes from the fabulous fifties 
Pre War Holiday Box with some killer graphics 
A Classic Ad Reminiscent of a wonderful life 
1950 point of sale ad showing all the packaging inc;uding the new can case
Starting in the fall of 1950 Olympia Beer Came into the market in these containers 
1954 Saw a Change to a new Carton Design The new Package seemed much more restrained and would last through 1957
1954 -57 Can Packages 6 Pack and 12 Pack
1955 Point of Sale Poster looks great
1950s Refrigerator Sticker
1956 Saw Olympia Enter the 16 oz King Size Can Market 
Big News in 55 Was 16  oz Cans
The elusive 12 Can Pack Introduced in 1955 very rarely seen 
Up Close look at the 12 Case Box
1958 Saw another Packaging Change with the familiar "target" logo which was hugely popular logo among western beer drinkers 
1958 Saw Olympia transition to the legendary Light Olympia Beer Oval
Typical Grocery Store End Cap DIsplay  All Cans!!!!
Note the incredibly rare and seldom seen 12 Can Packs in this Display
From the Authors Collection Various Size Containers and a 1964 POS SIgn
Early 60s SIx Pack of Cans 
Ad from a trade publication Feb 1964 Talking about the new Package design note zip tab can
1964 Ad introducing the new package design Again note the elusive 12 pack can box
Stubby and Quart Case Boxes Still retained the Old Logo 
New Packaging proved hugely popular making a long lived run in the Sixties 
Mid 60s Stubby six packs note seasonal change on package Returnable or No Deposit No Return aka one way bottles 
Typical Bottle Price hanger 
A very unique stubby six pack could be a test market never seen another 
Introduced in 1968 Olympia's Tall 12 bottle soon became a popular challenger to the stubby
Cardboard Point of purchase display 
Recloseable Cold Case a new idea for the swinging sixties 
Trade Industry Ad Showing the Benefit of the Cold Case 1965
Point of sale advertisement for the recloseable Cold Case
Another short lived Cold Case design from 1967 with the pop tab cans logo
Industry Ad From 1967 Showing the Cold Case
Very hard to find Cold Pack Cases Introduced in 1968 and 69
1968 Point of Sale for the 16 OZ Can Eight Pack 
1974 Olympia test marketed these new boxes in Seattle and Butte Montana they were very short lived 
Another short lived 1974 Market test case box again pretty hard to find
Introduced in 1968 The Tall Twelve Bottle Would Last Through 1980 While the Colorful 6 Pack to 1975
Mid to late 70s Package Change Would last Until 1980
Late 70s unique package Brewers Dozen courtesy Stan Warzecha 
Olympia Changed over there label design in 1980-1 another packaging change as the traditional yellow and black goes to blue 
Late 60s Case boxes 
Same design yet no white background which instead is box brown these are from early 70s and towards the end of the design
Olympia Was out front in the diet beer crazed 70s with its 70 Calorie Olympia Gold Here is a pretty rare bottle 6 Pack photo Stan Warzecha
Standard Olympia Gold 12 Pack Cans 1970s Stan Warzecha Photo
Various Oly Gold Bottles the stubby is seldom seen Stan Warzecha Photo
Medallion Was Olympia's foray into the super premium beer market the bottles were even shaped like a Michelob unfortunately it was an utter failure and didn't last long this rare box courtesy Stan Warzecha 
Another unique box from the collection of Stan Warzecha
Another oddball 6 Pack with stripes like mid 70s test can Photo Stan Warzecha 
1990s and up trying desperately to catch the eye of the young consumer 
Another short lived product Olympia Dry an early 90s fad in the beer market Courtesy Stan Warzecha
Whats old is new again 1990's Big Sky Bonus Buy courtesy Stan Warzecha
Washington Centennial Box 1989 
Plain Jane early 80s Quart case box gone are the fancy colors and graphics just the facts mam 
1990s 6 pack Tavern bottles
A 90s 12 Can Box Courtesy Stan Warzecha 
Olympia Beer Western Canada Version