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The Frederick’s Brewing Company of Thornton, Illinois, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1857 - 1897 John S. Bielfeldt *
1897 - 1920 John S. Bielfeldt Brewing Co. *
1933 - 1938 Thornton Brewing Company 400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue
1938 - 1940 Illinois Brewing Company 400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue
1940 - 1948 Fredericks Brewing Company 400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue
1948 - 1952 McAvoy Brewing Company 400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue
1952 - 1955 White Bear Brewing Co. Inc. 400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   ILL-U-795
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

1857     FoundedJohn S. Bielfeldt*

1897     John S. Bielfeldt Brewing Co.*

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1901    

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1st February 1909    

William S. Bielfeldt, president of the John S. Bielfeldt Brewing Co., died of heart disease on his way to work.
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1909    

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1910    

1933     Thornton Brewing Company400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue

Products

Queensville Beer
1933-1938
Thornton Beer
1933-1935
Thornton Famous Lager
1933-1936
Thornton Lager Beer
1933-1936
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Begin: 1937     End 1940

1937 - 1940

1938     Illinois Brewing Company400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue

Products

"Old Fashion" Lager Beer
1938-1940
American Club Special Beer
1938-1940
Birkenhead Lager Beer
1938-1940
Drake Beer
1938-1940
Export Pale Lager Beer
1938-1940
F and F Premium Beer
1938-1940
Famous Bock Beer
1938-1940
Frederick 's 4 Crown Premium Beer
1938-1940
Frederick 's Export Beer
1938-1940
I.B.C. Beer
1938-1940
I.B.C. Special Beer
1938-1940
Malt Sinew Tonic
1938-1940
McCoy's Draught Pilsener Beer
1938-1940
Mellow Bräu Lager Beer
1938-1940
Muenchener Style Bohemian Beer
1938-1940
Pennant Lager Beer
1938-1940
Queensville Beer
1938-1940
Spring Water Lager Beer
1938-1940
1939Capacity 30000 Barrels

1940     Fredericks Brewing Company400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue

Products

American Club Beer
1940-1948
Bock Beer
1940-1948
Export Pale Lager Beer
1940-1948
Frederick 's 4 Crown
1940-1948
Frederick 's 4 Crown Lager Beer
1940-1948
Frederick 's Extra Pale Beer
1940-1948
Frederick 's Four Crown
1940-1948
Frederick 's Pilsener Beer
1940-1948
Frederick's Bohemian Style Beer
1940-1948
Hollander Brand Beer
1940-1948
Kart's Famous Stock Export Beer
1940-1948
Malt Tonic Beer
1940-1948
Muenchener Style Bohemian Beer
1940-1948
Pilsener Light Lager Beer
1940-1948
Prince of Pales Beer
1940-1948
Van Nestor Beer
1940-1948
Van Wyck Brand Beer
1940-1948

1948     McAvoy Brewing Company400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue

Products

American Club Pilsener Beer
1948-1950
Gold Bräu Beer
1948-1952
McAvoy Beer
1948-1949
McAvoy's Premium Beer
1948-1952
McAvoy's Malt Marrow Beer
1948-1949
Van Nestor Beer
1948-1950

1952     White Bear Brewing Co. Inc.400-416 E Margaret at Blackstone Avenue

Products

Amberlite Beer
1952-1955
Embassy Club Beer
1953-1955
White Bear Beer
1952-1955

1955 ClosedWhite Bear Brewing Co. Inc.