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
Columbia Brewing Co Banner Beer Pewter Lidded Beer Stein 1904
This Columbia Brewing Company Banner Beer mug was most likely used during the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. The Columbia Brewing Company had a large display at the World’s Fair and introduced their Alpen Brau label at this event. This mug is hand painted and features a pewter lid. This mug is considered rare and is a favorite of Breweriana collectors. During the Pre-Prohibition era, Columbia Brewing was one of the largest in the United States. It rivaled Wm. J Lemp Brewing Company and Anheuser-Busch in the Saint Louis marketplace.