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The Davenports Brewery in Birmingham was founded in 1896 as John Davenport & Sons Brewery Ltd.
Then from the 1st October 1974 traded as Davenports Brewery Ltd.
The Brewery was then acquired by Greenall Whitley & Co. Ltd in 1986 and brewing ceased in 1989.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Davenport Brown Ale -
Davenport Best Bitter -
Davenport Top Brew -
Davenport Mild -
Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.
Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.