Roosevelt Brewing Co. – IL 171c

Roosevelt Brewing Co. opened in 1933 and closed in 1938 it was open for 5 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. Roosevelt 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 171

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 171aRuehl Bros. Brewing Co.19011915
    IL 171bRuehl Bros. Brewing Co.19151925
    IL 171cRoosevelt Brewing Co.19331938

    Breweries listed under Chicago, IL

    166 breweries were found for Chicago, IL, showing 10 listings nearest to Roosevelt Brewing Co.
    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 166Joseph Reidelberger Brewery18641865
    IL 167Reiser & Portmann Brewery18591860
    IL 168Riverside Brewing Co.19381938
    IL 169aHenry F. L. Rodemeyer Brewery18581859
    IL 170aCharles Rooth Brewery18591860
    IL 171aRuehl Bros. Brewing Co.19011915
    IL 172aNorth Star Brewery18541857
    IL 173aColumbia Brewery18551863
    IL 174aScanlon & Prinderville Brewery18621864
    IL 175Henry Scheffel & Co. Brewery18911899