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Brinkhoff Brauerei

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 Brinkhoff's Beer Glass

Additional Information

The Brinkhoff Brauerei was a brewery in Dortmund Germany, It was first established in 1844. In 1873 it was named Dortmunder Union-Brauerei (DUB), which in the 1960's was Germany's largest brewery. In 1995 the brewery merged with Dortmunder Ritter and in 1981 the name was changed to Brauerei Brinkhoff in honour of Fritz Brinkhoff. The current brewery on the former Dortmunder Ritter site closed in 2006 and the brand is now part of the Radeberger-Gruppe.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Brinkhoff's No.1 -
Brinkhoff's Coke & Beer - 50% Brinkhoff's No.1 and 50% Coke
Brinkhoff's Radler -
Brinkhoff's Alkoholfrei -

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.

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