Joseph Kurtz Brewery – IA 159c

Joseph Kurtz Brewery opened in 1857 and closed in 1860 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. Joseph Kurtz Brewery was in an active brewing city. Keokuk, IA was listed as having 12 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 Keokuk, IA 159

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IA 159aWilliam Showalter Brewery18501855
    IA 159bJohannes Showalter Brewery18551857
    IA 159cJoseph Kurtz Brewery18571860
    IA 159dThe Plank Road Brewery1860Unknown
    IA 159eWestern Brewery18731875

    Breweries listed under Keokuk, IA

    12 breweries were found for Keokuk, IA, showing 10 listings nearest to Western Brewery
    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IA 149aVockrodt Ale Brewery18551857
    IA 150Conrad Begstein Breweryc1857Unknown
    IA 151City Breweryc1857Unknown
    IA 152aPeter Haubert Brewery18551859
    IA 153John Hemrich Brewery18551855
    IA 155Fred Lederer Brewery18591872
    IA 156George Loudenschlager Brewery18571857
    IA 157aMississippi Brewery18591860
    IA 158Eagle Brewery18681868
    IA 159aWilliam Showalter Brewery18501855