Elgin Brewing Co. – IL 218f

Elgin Brewing Co. opened in 1933 and closed in 1933 it was open for 0 years. 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. Elgin Brewing Co. 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.

  • Other Notes: Brewery was licensed, but never actually Brewed Alcoholic Beverages

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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