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Fortune Bros. Brewing Company of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1857 - 1881 Fortune Bros. (Peter And John) 134/144 West Van Buren Street
1881 - 1920 Fortune Bros. Brewing Co. 225 Des Plaines & Van Buren Street
1936 - 1948 Fortune Bros. Brewing Company 425 Van Buren Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown

Timeline

1857     FoundedFortune Bros. (Peter And John) 134/144 West Van Buren Street

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Begin: 1881     End 1920

1881 - 1920

1881     Fortune Bros. Brewing Co.225 Des Plaines & Van Buren Street

Products

Challenge Export Beer
1881-1920
Domestic Pure Beer
1881-1920
Export Lager Beer
1881-1920
Fortune Malt Tonic
1881-1920
Topaz Beer
1881-1920
Topaz High Grade Beer
1881-1920
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Begin: 1890     End 1920

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Begin: 1897     End 1920

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Begin: 1899     End 1920

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Begin: 1903     End 1920

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Begin: 1904     End 1920

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Begin: 1908     End 1920

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Begin: 1909     End 1920

News

18th February 1910    

Thomas M. Fortune, vice president of the Fortune Bros. Brewery, died at the age of 33 years.
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1910    

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1913    

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Begin: 1936     End 1948

1936 - 1948

1936     Fortune Bros. Brewing Company425 Van Buren Street

Products

Filbert's Old Vienna Draft Beer
1936-1948
Filbert's Olden Lager Beer
1936-1948
Fortune Beer
1933-1949
Fortune Draught Beer
1936-1948
Old 1871 Beer
1933-1949
Old Vienna Beer
1937-1949
Ruby Beer
1933-1949
Wexford Beer
1933-1949
1937Capacity 30000 Barrels
1939Capacity 40000 Barrels

1948 ClosedFortune Bros. Brewing Company