Sunday, March 19, 2017

Adam Wolf brewery fire c. 1870


Some Weisbrod & Hess ads

The Weisbrod & Hess Oriental Brewery ad is from the 1890s. The Ginger Ale ad is from the 1920s.


Bergner & Engel Bock Beer, Root Beer and building fire.

The Bock Beer ad is from the 1890s. During Prohibition B&E leased a part of their brewery to the Primalt Products Company of Chicago to produce Dr. Swett's Root Beer. The article about the fire is from 1938. The brewery closed and was abandoned in 1928.