Kingsbury/Schreihart/Bleser/Riverview Breweries

Kingsbury /Schreihart/Bleser/Riverview Breweries – Manitowoc

Old beer/product cases from Kunz Bleser Breweries (early 1900s), Manitowoc Products Co. (circa 1920s), and Kingsbury Breweries (circa 1930s/40s). Photos credit:  Dan Brunner.

Bleser Beer matchbook – circa 1940s. Image courtesy of John Budan.

  • Kingsbury Brewery History – image and text courtesy of Dan Brunner:

Kingsbury Brew bottles, circa 1920s. This was cereal beer made during prohibition. This beverage was most likely used by people for spiking (adding alcohol). Photo credit: Shane McLinn.

 

Kingsbury Breweries Co. Feb. 1, 1934 – Business letter.

Kingsbury Breweries – circa 1940’s. Photo courtesy of Bob Heinz.

Kingsbury Breweries – circa 1940’s. Photo courtesy of Bob Heinz.

Kingsbury Breweries – Ad from 12-31-56 – Manitowoc Herald Times.

12-31-56 NEW YEARS AD

Kingsbury coaster – 1943.

Kingsbury coaster – 1947.

Kingsbury coaster – 1950.

Kingsbury coaster – 1953.

Kingsbury coaster – 1954.

Kingsbury coaster – 1956.

Kingsbury coaster – 1962.

Kingsbury coaster – 1963.

Kingsbury coaster – 1964.

Kingsbury Breweries – circa early 1960s. Fred Kunz, the last master brewer of the Kunz family stands in front of the brewery building located on the corner of 9th & Marshall St. Photo from the book, Manitowoc County, A Beacon on the Lakeshore.

Schreihart Brewing Company
Schreihart Brewing Company – Friday, October 12, 1900. Article – Manitowoc Daily Herald.

Schreihart Brewery – Monday, July 18, 1918. Article – Manitowoc Daily Herald.

Schreihart Brewery – Beer glasses, circa early 1900s. Image courtesy of Joe Kochan.

Schrehart Beer Glasses - Circa Early 1900s.

Riverview Brewing Co.

1933-1937 – Operated by Julius Graff and Theodore Fricke.

Malt City Ad –  image courtesy of Mike Duescher.

Riverview Brewery Beer case – Image courtesy of Mike Duescher.

Riverview Brewery Beer Bottles – Image courtesy of Mike Duescher.

Riverview Brewery Beer coaster – Image courtesy of Mike Duescher.

Riverview Brewery Beer label – Image courtesy of Mike Duescher.

Recent Additions

Early Manitowoc History – 1st tavern established article. Image courtesy of Mike Duescher.

Old Beer cases Kunz-Bleser, Manitowoc Products Co. Kingsbury – posted on 2/5/22.

Bleser Beer matchbook – posted on 3/8/22.

Music Bar matchbook – posted on 3/8/22.

Buffalo Inn, Ann Kabat matchbook – posted on 3/8/22.

Valentines, listing added to Taverns by Address, Mid-Cities Mall 6/5/22.

Riverview Brewing memorabilia  – (bottom of page)- posted on 6/24/22.

Mike’s Tavern – 2315 Washington – image of giveaway salt shaker – posted on 6/24/22.

Virginia Tavern – 602 Commercial St. – posted on 7/14/22.

Kingsbury Brewery History – Old Style bottle – posted on 7/15/22.