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The Monarch Brewing Company, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1890 - 1892 Jos. Hladovec Brewing Co. 1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western
1892 - 1898 Monarch Brewing Co. (Pre-Prohibtion) 1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western
1898 - 1909 United Breweries Co. 1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western
1898 - 1909 Monarch Brewing Co. (United Breweries) 1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western
1898 - 1909 Monarch Brewery (United Breweries) (Aka of Mo... 1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western
1909 - 1922 Monarch Brewery (PP) 2419-2443 West 21st Street
1923 - 1932 Monarch Beverage Co. 2419-2443 West 21st Street
1932 - 1936 Monarch Brewing Co., Inc. 2419 /2443 West 21st Street
1935 - 1958 Monarch Brewing Co. 2419-2443 West 21st Street
1958 - 1967 House of Augsburg (Aka of Van Merrit Brewing ... 2419-2443 West 21st Street
1958 - 1967 Van Merritt Brewing Company 2419-2443 West 21st Street
1958 - 1967 Monarch Brewing Company (Aka of Van Merrit Br... 2419-2443 West 21st Street
1958 - 1967 Bohemian Brewing Company (Aka of Van Merrit B... 2419-2443 West 21st Street
  • The brewery joined the United Breweries Syndicate in 1898. The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown.
  • U-Permit Number :   ILL-U-702
  • L-permit Number :   L-35

Timeline

1890     FoundedJos. Hladovec Brewing Co.1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western

News

3rd December 1891    

The Monarch Brewery is incorporated with capital stock of $500,000.

1892     Monarch Brewing Co. (Pre-Prohibtion)1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western

Products

Export Beer
1892-1898

1898     Monarch Brewery (United Breweries) (Aka of Monarch Breweries)1090/1118 West 21st Street & Western

Products

Bull Frog Beer
1898-1909
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Begin: 1st January 1898     End 1909

1st January 1898 - 1909
Advertisement

Begin: 1905     End 1909

1909     Monarch Brewery (PP)2419-2443 West 21st Street

Products

Bull Frog Beer
1909-1922
Old Timers Beer
1909-1922
Logo

Begin: 1st January 1898     End 1922

1st January 1898 - 1922
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Circa: 1910    

1923     Monarch Beverage Co.2419-2443 West 21st Street

Products

Bull Frog Beverage
1923-1933
Club Life Select Beverage
1920-1933
Extra Brew
1923-1932
Malt Tonic Cereal Beverage
1923-1932
Malvaz Malt Tonic
1923-1933
Monarch Brew
1923-1932
VB Brew
1923-1932

1932     Monarch Brewing Co., Inc.2419 /2443 West 21st Street

1935     Monarch Brewing Co.2419-2443 West 21st Street

Products

Augsburger Beer
1936-1940
Bull Frog Beer
1935-1950
Encore Beer
1935-1958
Holiday Brew
1936-1936
Malvaz Malt Tonic
1936-1938
Monarch Beer
1935-1960
Monarch Bock Beer
1935-1958
Old Times Beer
1936-1958
Royal Canadian Brew
1936-1950
Royal Canadian Draft Beer
1936-1950
Photos

Circa: 1935    

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Begin: 1st January 1898     End 1958

1st January 1898 - 1958
1939Capacity 250000 Barrels
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1940    

Advertisement

1941    

Advertisement

1942    

Advertisement

1945    

Photos

Circa: 1956    

1958     Bohemian Brewing Company (Aka of Van Merrit Brewing Co.)2419-2443 West 21st Street

Products

Bohemian 93 Beer
1958-1966
Bohemian Club Beer
1958-1967
Advertisement

Circa: 1961    

Photos

Circa: 2015    

1967 ClosedHouse of Augsburg (Aka of Van Merrit Brewing Co.)