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The Manhattan Brewing Company, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1920 - 1933 Malt Maid Products Co. (illicit brewery) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1925 - 1925 Fort Dearborn Products Co. 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1933 - 1947 Manhattan Brewing Company 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1935 - 1937 Service Brewing Company (aka of Manhattan Bre... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1947 - 1968 Canadian Ace Brewing Company 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1952 - 1964 Old Vienna Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian A... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1953 - 1957 Jester Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1954 - 1957 Allied Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1955 - 1967 Koenig Brau Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian ... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1955 - 1964 Prima Brewing Co. (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1956 - 1960 Prima-Bismarck Brewing Company (1956-1960) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1956 - 1960 Windsor Brewery Ltd. (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1956 - 1963 Gipps Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1957 - 1961 Essex Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1958 - 1962 Ace Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1958 - 1968 Gold Brau Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ac... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1958 - 1960 Supreme Brewing Co. (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1958 - 1962 Tudor Brewery Ltd. (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1958 - 1962 Westminster Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian ... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1958 - 1962 United States Brewing Company (Aka of Canadia... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1959 - 1962 Kings Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1959 - 1963 Empire Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1960 - 1964 Lubeck Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1961 - 1964 Crest Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1962 - 1968 9-0-5 Brewing Co. (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1963 - 1968 Star Union Products Company (Aka of Canadian ... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1963 - 1965 Superior Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1963 - 1968 Schultz Brewing Co. 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1963 - 1968 Bismarck Brewing Co. (1963-1968) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1964 - 1965 Berlin Brewing Co. (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1964 - 1967 Hapsburg Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace... 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
1964 - 1966 Royal Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace) 3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   ILL-U-762
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

1920     FoundedMalt Maid Products Co. (illicit brewery)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

1925     Fort Dearborn Products Co.3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

1933     Manhattan Brewing Company3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

ABC Beer
1933-1947
All Star Beer
1938-1945
Angler Beer
1943-1947
Autocrat Beer
1933-1937
Badger Ale
1933-1947
Badger Beer
1943-1946
Badger Bock
1943-1945
Black Dallas Beer
1940-1945
Black Eagle Beer
1933-1939
Blue Seal Beer
1941-1944
Blue Streak Beer
1933-1947
Bohemian Club Beer
1939-1944
Buck Wynne Extra Pale Beer
1933-1947
Bud Beer
1933-1947
Bun Lager Beer
1933-1947
Campfire Draught Beer
1933-1941
Canadian Ace Ale
1944-1947
Canadian Ace Beer
1944-1947
Canadian Extra Beer
1933-1947
Canadian Style Beer
1933-1947
Canadian Type Beer
1933-1947
Colonel Tyson
1933-1947
Cream Top Beer
1943-1947
Cream Top Beer
1933-1950
Drexels Bohemian Beer
1933-1950
Export Pale Lager Beer
1933-1947
Gold Eagle Beer
1935-1945
High Time Beer
1934-1947
La Favorita Beer
1935-1941
Leader Beer
1935-1941
llsner Bock
1943-1946
llsner Beer
1943-1946
Local 8 Select Beer
1936-1938
loebock Beer
1935-1940
Lubeck Beer
1942-1946
Lucky Lager
1933-1947
Malt Maid Beer
1938-1942
Malt Mellow Tonic
1933-1947
Manhattan Porter
1933-1947
Manhattan Porter
1933-1947
Manhattan Ale
1941-1943
Manhattan Beer
1933-1947
Manhattan Beer 6%
1933-1936
Manhattan Half & Half
1933-1947
Manhattan Half & Half Stout
1933-1947
Manhattan Lager Beer Special Brew
1933-1947
Manhattan Stout
1933-1947
Manhattan Summer Ale
1933-1947
Manhattan Winter Ale
1933-1947
Mountain Top Beer
1933-1947
O W L Lager Beer
1933-1947
Old Gold Beer
1935-1943
Old Manhattan Bock
1933-1947
Old Manhattan Porter
1933-1947
Old Manhattan Beer
1933-1947
Old Manhattan Draught Beer Special Brew
1933-1947
Old Manhattan Half & Half
1933-1947
Old Manhattan Stout
1933-1947
Old Style Vienna Beer
1933-1947
Old Styvesant Beer
1933-1940
Old Union Beer
1943-1946
Old Vienna Beer
1943-1947
Old Wisconsin Bock
1943-1947
Old Wisconsin Beer
1943-1947
Picnic Beer
1933-1940
Pilsener Club Beer
1933-1936
Pilsener Special Lager Beer
1933-1941
Rex Beer
1935-1937
Rex Bräu Draft Beer
1933-1947
Roebuck's Lager Beer
1933-1950
Rosalie Pilsner Beer
1942-1944
Royal Flush Beer
1943-1945
Schepps Xtra Beer
1946-1947
Tiger Beer
1937-1942
Vintura Beer
1933-1937
White Horse Beer
1938-1942
Windsor Beer
1943-1945
Logo

Begin: 1933     End 1940

1933 - 1940

1935     Service Brewing Company (aka of Manhattan Brewing Co.)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

High Time Beer
1935-1937
Advertisement

Begin: 1936     End 1940

News

16th July 1936    

The Church Point Grocery in Louisiana advertised the locals' thirst for Manhattan Brewery products.
Advertisement

1937    

Photos

Circa: 1938    

News

9th December 1939    

Charles Shaffner, former president of the Manhattan Brewery in Chicago, died at his home. he was 88 years of age.
1939Capacity 500000 Barrels
Advertisement

1939    

Logo

Begin: 1940     End 1944

1940 - 1944
Advertisement

Begin: 1940     End 1944

Photos

Circa: 1940    

Advertisement

Circa: 1942    

Logo

Begin: 1944     End 1947

1944 - 1947

1947     Canadian Ace Brewing Company3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

21 Century Beer
1962-1967
Canadian Ace Ale
1947-1968
Canadian Ace Bock
1947-1968
Canadian Ace Beer
1947-1968
Canadian Ace Malt Liquor
1947-1968
Colonel Tyson Beer
1950-1955
Gold Brau Bock
1957-1968
Gold Brau Beer
1957-1968
Holly Beer
1950-1957
Koenig Brau Beer
1955-1967
Land Of Lakes Beer
1962-1968
Malt Mellow Tonic Beer
1947-1953
Pe Be 99 Malt Liquor
1953-1955
Prima Beer
1947-1968
Reidenbach Beer
1962-1965
Special Formula 12 Beer
1954-1960
Photos

Circa: 1948    

Advertisement

Circa: 1949    

Photos

Circa: 1951    

1952     Old Vienna Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Old Vienna Beer
1952-1964

1953     Jester Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Jester Beer
1953-1957

1954     Allied Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

HoffBrau Beer
1954-1957

1955     Prima Brewing Co. (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Happy Scot Ale
1955-1964
Prima Beer
1955-1964
Photos

Circa: 1956    

1956     Gipps Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Gipps Beer
1957-1961
Photos

Circa: 1956    

1957     Essex Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Photos

Circa: 1958    

1958     United States Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Rheingold Beer
1958-1962

1959     Empire Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Best Beer
1959-1963
Brown Derby Beer
1959-1963
K.C.'s Best Beer
1959-1961
Advertisement

Circa: 1960    

1960     Lubeck Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Imperial Beer
1933-1939
Lido Lager Beer
1936-1939
Lubeck Beer
1933-1939
Lubeck Beer
1960-1964
Royal Beer
1934-1939
Royal Bock
1934-1936
Shantytown Ale
1934-1939
White Horse Beer
1935-1939

1961     Crest Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Crest Beer
1961-1964

1962     9-0-5 Brewing Co. (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

9-0-5 Beer
1962-1968

1963     Bismarck Brewing Co. (1963-1968)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

1964     Royal Brewing Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)3901 Emerald Ave at 39th Street

Products

Royal Premium Beer
1964-1966

1968 ClosedStar Union Products Company (Aka of Canadian Ace)