Object ID 000428
Object Name Independent Milwaukee Brewery Barrel
Object Desc Wooden beer barrel with four silver colored metal bands. Labelled "Independent Milwaukee BRY Mil, Wis."
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000404
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Speakeasy Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords barrels,Independent Milwaukee Brewery,breweries,beer,kegs,alcohol,
Title Independent Milwaukee Brewery Barrel
Description Dark colored wooden beer barrel with four silver colored metal bands and round cork stopper in front center. Labelled "Independent Milwaukee BRY Mil, Wis"
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Place of Origin
Maker Independent Milwaukee Brewery
Maker Details From 1901-1920 and 1933-1962 Independent Milwaukee Brewery served alcohol from 1930-1933 because of prohibition they served nonalcoholic beverages after acquirng a permit. It was called the Independent Milwaukee Brewery, but locally was known by its brand name: Braumeister Beer. Its beers included Braumeister Genuine Lager Beer, Braumeister Pilsener Beer,
Date FEB 25,2013
Assessor Katie Wells
Notes there are chips in the wood. the top metal piece is loose the metal pieces seem to be painted silver. Dirty and has some spots with white paint on them.