Here is a very early pre-prohibition era pottery style beer mug from the Fred Sehring Brewing Company which was located in Joliet, IL. This brewery put out a different colorful mug each year, so today collectors can find them dated each year over a dozen years or so. This brewery was a major competitor to…Details
Pictured is a stoneware syrup dispenser with a brass nozzle advertising Anheuser-Busch beverages for 5 cents. Circa 1905. This may have been used for their Malt Nutrine drink possibly which was a pre-prohibition era and prohibition era drink put out by the brewery. The Anheuser-Busch company was the first United States brewery to use refrigerated railroad cars to ship their product across the countryside, and subsequently set themselves up to be the first brewery to franchise locations outside of their main headquarters in St. Louis, MO.