Mid-City Brewery Co. – IL 181e

Mid-City Brewery Co. opened in 1920 and closed in 1924 it was open for 4 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. Mid-City Brewery 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 181

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 181aMichael Sieben Brewery18761895
    IL 181bExcelsior Brewing Co.18951898
    IL 181cM. Sieben's Brewery19111914
    IL 181dSieben's Brewery Co.19141920
    IL 181eMid-City Brewery Co.19201924
    IL 181fSieben's Brewery Co.19331967

    Breweries listed under Chicago, IL

    166 breweries were found for Chicago, IL, showing 10 listings nearest to Sieben's Brewery Co.
    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 176Schmidt & Bender Brewery18661870
    IL 177H. Schmidt & Co. Brewery18591860
    IL 178Schoenhofen Edelweiss Co. Brewery19541962
    IL 179Fred. Seibt Brewery18821884
    IL 180aMichael Sieben Brewery18961898
    IL 181aMichael Sieben Brewery18761895
    IL 182aWilliam Siebert & Kaspar Schmidt Brewery18601864
    IL 183Siebert & Woelffer Brewery18661868
    IL 184aThe Standard Brewery18921920
    IL 185aEdward R. Stege Brewery18901905