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P. Schoenhofen Brewing Co. of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1860 - 1864 (Matheus) Gottfried & (Peter) Schoenhofen 178 West 12th & Jefferson
1864 - 1867 Gottfried & Schoenhofen 34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th
1867 - 1879 Peter Schoenhofen 34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th
1879 - 1925 P. Schoenhofen Brewing Co. 34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th
1919 - 1936 Schoenhofen Co. 34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th
1933 - 1953 Schoenhofen Edel. Co. 34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown

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2nd February 1827    

Peter Schoenhofen, future Chicago brewery magnate, was born in Derbach, West, Germany.  His is one of the most recognizable names in Chicago Brewing.  The last brewery that carried the fa... View More

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24th May 1852    

Joseph Theurer was born in Philadelphia.  In 1880 he married Emma Schoenhofen, the daughter of Chicago brewery Magnate Peter Schoenhofen. Upon his marriage to Emma he became Vice Presiden... View More

1860     Founded(Matheus) Gottfried & (Peter) Schoenhofen178 West 12th & Jefferson

1864     Gottfried & Schoenhofen34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th

1867     Peter Schoenhofen34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th

1879     P. Schoenhofen Brewing Co.34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th

Products

Chicago Bock
1879-1925
Congress Beer
1879-1925
Edelweiss
1879-1925
Edelweiss Beer
1879-1925
Edelweiss Bock Beer
1879-1925
Edelweiss Export Beer
1879-1925
Edelweiss Malt
1879-1925
Export Beer
1879-1925
Health Tonic
1879-1925
P. Schoenhofen Select
1879-1925
Passport Beer
1906-1925
Schoen Hof en Bräu
1879-1925
Schoenhofen Beers
1879-1925
Select Beer
1879-1925
Table Beer
1879-1925
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1889    

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Begin: 1890     End 1925

1890 - 1925
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2nd January 1893    

Peter Schoenhofen, founder of his eponymous brewery died at age 65.

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1901    

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1903    

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1909    

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14th April 1910    

The large cold storage depot and stables of the P. Schoenhofen Brewing Co. of Chicago, located at Kenosha, Wisconsin was destroyed by fire.
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1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1911    

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14th May 1912    

Joseph Theurer, Vice president of the Peter Schoenhofen Brewing Co. and President of the United States Brewing Association from 1903 to 1905, died of Pneumonia at 59 years of age.

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1913    

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1914    

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1915    

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14th August 1916    

Mrs. Alice Wollin, wife of the secretary of the National Brewing Co. of Chicago, died of injuries received in an automobile accident.

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1st January 1916    

The Schoenhofen Co. begins using the "A Case Of Good Judgement" slogan.

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1st May 1918    

The Schoenhofen Co. began selling Splash malt beverage.

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9th June 1919    

The Schoenhofen Co. Begins selling their Green River malt beverage.

1919     Schoenhofen Co.34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th

Products

Blue Rock Brew
1919-1933
Blue Rock Select Beer
1919-1933
Buck
1919-1933
Buck Beer
1933-1936
Buck Tonic
1919-1933
Chicago Special Brew
1919-1933
Crystal Light Beer
1933-1936
Edelweiss Brew Dark
1932-1933
Edelweiss Brew Light
1932-1933
Edelweiss Cereal Beverage
1919-1933
Edelweiss Dark
1919-1933
Edelweiss Dark Beer
1933-1936
Edelweiss Ginger Ale
1931-1933
Edelweiss Grape Soda
1919-1933
Edelweiss Lemon Soda
1927-1933
Edelweiss Light
1927-1933
Edelweiss Light Beer
1932-1936
Edelweiss Special Brew Light
1933-1933
Edelweiss Tonic
1919-1933
Green River
1919-1933
Green River Lime Rickey
1919-1933
Haddon Hall Ginger Ale
1919-1933
Haddon Hall Old English Brew
1932-1933
Haddon Hall Old English Brew
1933-1936
Hawthorn Brew
1919-1933
Toronto Pale
1925-1933

1933     Schoenhofen Edel. Co.34/50 Seward Street, Canalport Avenue & 18th

Products

Buck Beer Dark
1933-1950
Buck Light Beer
1933-1950
Edelweiss "Quickie" Bock
1933-1950
Edelweiss "Quickie" Light Beer
1933-1950
Edelweiss Bock Beer
1933-1950
Edelweiss Centennial Brew
1933-1950
Edelweiss Export Beer
1933-1950
Edelweiss Light Beer
1933-1936
Edelweiss Secret Brew Draught Keg Beer
1933-1950
Edelweiss Secret Brew Light Beer
1933-1950
Edelweiss Special Export Beer
1933-1950
Green River
1933-1952
Haddon Hall Old English Brew
1933-1950
Highball Golden Ginger Ale
1933-1950
Hires Root Beer
1933-1952
Malterve
1933-1950
New Health Malt Tonic
1933-1936
Ritz Beer
1933-1950
Schoenhofen Draught Keg Beer
1933-1950
The New Secret Brew Edelweiss Light
1933-1936
1937Capacity 150000 Barrels
1939Capacity 150000 Barrels

1953 ClosedSchoenhofen Edel. Co.