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The Western Brewing Company, Belleville, Illinois, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1851 - 1873 Philip Neu and Peter Gintz Gold & North 4th Street
1873 - 1875 Phillip Neu Gold & North 4th Street
1875 - 1906 Western Brewery Co. Gold & North 4th Street
1906 - 1920 Western Brewery Co. Gold & D Street
1920 - 1933 Western Brewery Co. Gold & D Street
1933 - 1954 Griesedieck-Western Brewery Co. 1201-1225 West E Street
1954 - 1979 Stag Brewery (Aka of Carling Brewing Co.) 1201-1225 West E Street
1954 - 1975 Carling Brewing Co. 1201-1225 West E Street
1975 - 1984 Carling National Breweries Inc. (Aka of G. He... 1201/1225 West E Street
1979 - 1988 G. Heileman Brewing Co. 1201-1225 West E Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   ILL-U-744
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Timeline

News

10th July 1850    

Adam J. Gintz was born in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

1851     FoundedPhilip Neu and Peter GintzGold & North 4th Street

1873     Phillip NeuGold & North 4th Street

1875     Western Brewery Co.Gold & North 4th Street

Products

Buffet Extra Beer
1900-1906
Griesedieck Stag Beer
1895-1906
Kaiser Beer
1875-1906

1906     Western Brewery Co.Gold & D Street

Products

Griesedieck Stag Beer
1906-1920
Griesedieck Wurzburger
1906-1920
Kaiser Beer
1906-1920

1920     Western Brewery Co.Gold & D Street

Products

Griesedieck Stag Premium Brew
1920-1933
Griesedieck Wurzburger Malt
1920-1933
Hi-Ball Ginger Ale
1920-1933
News

21st April 1922    

Adam Maurer, treasurer of the Western Brewery in Belleville, Illinois, died at age sixty.

1933     Griesedieck-Western Brewery Co.1201-1225 West E Street

Products

Bock Beer
1934-1954
Griesedieck Stag Beer
1933-1938
Griesedieck Wurzburger Beer
1933-1938
Griesedieck Wurzburger Draught Beer
1933-1950
Stag Beer
1938-1954
Stag Bock Beer
1933-1950
Stag Draught Beer
1933-1950
Stag Lager Beer
1933-1950
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1936    

1937Capacity 300000 Barrels
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1937    

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1938    

1939Capacity 300000 Barrels
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1940    

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1942    

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1949    

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Circa: 26th May 1951    

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Circa: 1951    

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Circa: 1953    

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Circa: 1954    

1954     Carling Brewing Co.1201-1225 West E Street

Products

Black Label Beer
1954-1975
Hyde Park 75 Beer
1954-1957
Red Cap Ale
1954-1975
Stag Beer
1954-1975
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Circa: 1955    

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Circa: 1955    

1975     Carling National Breweries Inc. (Aka of G. Heileman Brewing Co.)1201/1225 West E Street

Products

Black Label Beer
1975-1984
Red Cap Ale
1975-1984

1979     G. Heileman Brewing Co.1201-1225 West E Street

Products

Stag Beer
1979-1988

1988 ClosedG. Heileman Brewing Co.