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Never a shortage
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:10:24 PM »
Not sure if this should be here or elsewhere... if wrong, please inform me or move. It seems every time I spend some time in the basement at my office working on something, I find a cool old piece of breweriana(think that's the word.) Found this old Burger brewing metal (tin?) Advertising sign/serving plate just hanging out down there.


It's about 18x24 or so and dusty, but still a nice find.

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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2017, 02:48:20 PM »
A nice find for sure.  Burger Brewing was sold to Hudepohl Brewing in 1973.  So the age of that tin is probably 45+ years!

What's interesting is the sale includes "brands" and "recipes", some of the most valuable assets of a brewing company!

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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2017, 02:51:42 PM »
Pretty cool!
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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2017, 04:44:02 PM »
Yes, I believe the recipes and production are now in the possession of Christian Moerlein Brewing. They bought up the rights to a ton of older recipes and brands. Think they have around 42 labels but are only producing around 15

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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2017, 09:32:43 PM »
I hope his beer didn't get skunked, in the sunshine like that!   :D

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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2017, 09:43:19 PM »
I hope his beer didn't get skunked, in the sunshine like that!   :D

What do you mean? He has his parasol.
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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2017, 09:50:17 PM »
I hope his beer didn't get skunked, in the sunshine like that!   :D

What do you mean? He has his parasol.

I missed that!  I like how the dog is eagerly watching and waiting for a fish to bite.

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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2017, 12:03:36 AM »
Nice find!

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Re: Never a shortage
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2017, 12:08:14 AM »
For those of you who know him, I got a neat response when I posted this pic on FB. The first comment was "Did Dan Listermann's model for the picture?"

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