Caspar Althen & Sons Brewery – IL 218d

Caspar Althen & Sons Brewery opened in 1891 and closed in 1894 it was open for 3 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. As a Pre-Prohibition Brewery, any advertising items or collectibles are likely to be valuable and desirable to collectors as they tend to be hard to find. Caspar Althen & Sons Brewery was located in Elgin, IL, which only had 4 breweries, so there are not many that that were producing breweriana items. Local collectors may pay a small premium over national or general collectors because of a lack of local items.

  • Address Information: 347/349 North State St

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Breweries listed under Elgin, IL 218

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
IL 218aEagle Brewery18491868
IL 218bC. Althen & Co. Brewery18681877
IL 218cEagle Brewery18771891
IL 218dCaspar Althen & Sons Brewery18911894
IL 218eElgin Eagle Brewing Co.18941920
IL 218fElgin Brewing Co.19331933

Breweries listed under Elgin, IL

Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
IL 216.1aPaul Duntz BreweryUnknown1864
IL 216.2aElgin City Brewery1852c1861
IL 217Elgin National Brewing Co.19061914
IL 218aEagle Brewery18491868