Gambrinus Brewing Co. – IL 91c

Gambrinus Brewing Co. opened in 1933 and closed in 1935 it was open for 2 years. Breweries that are only open for a couple of years like this did not have a long time to produce advertising and collectibles so they tend to be more scarce than breweries with more longevity. This listing was active during Prohibition which makes it an oddity. Some breweries were able to stay in business by producing "near-beer" which was very low alcohol, some switched over to bottling sodas or other beverages, some became Ice-houses or other related businesses. Gambrinus Brewing Co. was in an active brewing city. Chicago, IL was listed as having 166 breweries, which is quite a few. Sometimes a large number of breweries can lead to an active collecting community that will be willing to pay more for breweriana items than other collectors.

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    Breweries listed under Chicago, IL 91

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 91aGambrinus Brewing Co.19001909
    IL 91bGambrinus Brewing Co.19091922
    IL 91cGambrinus Brewing Co.19331935
    IL 91dGambrinus Co. Inc. Brewery19351936
    IL 91ePatrick Henry Brewing Co. Inc.19361939

    Breweries listed under Chicago, IL

    166 breweries were found for Chicago, IL, showing 10 listings nearest to Patrick Henry Brewing Co. Inc.
    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 86William Fleming Brewery18581876
    IL 87aWilliam Fleming & Co. Brewery18611863
    IL 88aFortune & Co. Brewery18641865
    IL 89aFortune Bros. Brewery18571881
    IL 90aE. Funk & Co. Brewery18741877
    IL 91aGambrinus Brewing Co.19001909
    IL 92Garden City Brewing Co.18901890
    IL 93aGarden City Brewing Co.19011902
    IL 94Jacob Gauch Breweryc1845Unknown
    IL 95Gauch & Brahm Brewery18551856