Rich Degnan, #26729, reports seeing Busch & Busch Light by Anheuser-Busch Brewing on June 26, 1997 in Fredericksburg, TX. They are 16 oz. cans. Busch and Busch Light "Texas" cans. Vertical label, 3 face. The word "TEXAS" and four stars above brand name. Dark blue outline of state below name with a little banner that says "TEXAS" and a small star.
Chuck Howe, #2909, reports seeing Colt 45 Double Malt by Heileman Brewing. It was seen on May 25, 1997 in Indianapolis, IN in 16 oz. cans. The can has two horses and two horseshoes on front of can.
J. Messimore, #8642, reports seeing Country Lager on June 27, 1997 at Andersons in Lima, Ohio. Can is a 5 liter tapper from Canada, at a price of $16.95.
Evil Eye Honey Brown by Wainwright (Pittsburgh) Brewing. 12 oz. can.
Genesee Beer by the Genesee Brewing Co. 12 oz. can.
Genny Light Beer by the Genesee Brewing Co. Available in 12 & 16 oz. cans; 16 oz. shown here. Same label as the front of the Redwings can pictured in the Apr/Jun edition of What's New.
Harley Davidson Beer - Sturgis 1997 by the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.
J. Messimore, #8642, reports seeing IC Light by Pittsburgh Brewing. It was seen on June 27, 1997 in Cranberry, Pennsylvania. It is a 16 oz. can, 12 oz maybe available (see below). Front has a small pirate flag and pirate framing the words a tradition of brewing excellence. The back has a large pirate flag in black with the crossbones being baseball bats. There is a baseball at the bottom with the Iron City logo inside. Behind the flag and ball is a baseball scene in silver on a white background. There is reported to be a 12 oz version, but the distributer said they were in short supply and he did not even get any. J has singles available for trade.
J. Messimore, #8642, reports seeing IC Light by Pittsburgh Brewing. It was seen on June 30, 1997 in Cranberry, Pennsylvania in 12 oz. cans, and may be available in 16 oz. also. Canned for the 20th Anniversary of the Three Rivers Regatta. Back of can has a white rimmed gold ring with the word Pittsburgh Three Rivers over a black rimmed gold triangle. Through the center of the circle is the word regatta in white with black backdrop. A banner below the circle states 20th Anniversary. J has singles available for trade.
Leinenkugel's Original Beer by the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. 12 oz. can. States "130th Anniversary" in a red banner at bottom of can.
R.J. Fortmann, #29557, reports seeing Lord Chesterfield by the Yuengling Brewing Co. It was seen on July 8, 1997 at the Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville, PA in 12 oz. cans. R.J.'s coments: "I toured the brewery on above date. I mentioned I was a collector and the lady said that the cans that were on the shelves there in Pottsville were from a discontinued run. They only ran the can for 1 month and changed it. She wouldn't devulge any reasons why or what's being changed. The run was probably only 600 to 1200 cans." R.J. has singles available for trade.
Chuck Howe, #2909, reports seeing Mickey's Malt Liquor by Heileman Brewing. It was seen on July 4, 1997 at the ABC Liquor Barn in Naples, Florida, in 16 oz. cans. The can picture was provided by J. Messimore, #8642, who also reports seeing these in a 12 oz. version on July 9, 1997 at Astor Home in Laurel, Maryland. J. has singles for trade.
Ray Fortmann,#29557, reports seeing Mickey's Malt Liquor by Heileman Brewing. It was seen on August 8, 1997 at Woodman's in Janesville, WI, in 16 oz. cans. Label is similar to the old labels with a hornet between the labels. This can has a gold band around the top with "4-Pack" repeating. R.J. has singles for trade.
Rick Lindstrom, reports seeing a new Miller Lite Beer by the Miller Brewing Co, in 16 oz. cans. Rick has singles available for trade.
J. Messimore, #8642, reports seeing Old Detroit Amber Ale on June 27, 1997 at Andersons in Lima, Ohio. Can is a 5 liter tapper at a price of $16.95. It appears to be canned in Detroit, Michigan.
Old Style by Heileman Brewing. The current label being sold. Not sure when this was first released.
Old Style Light by Heileman Brewing. The current label being sold. Not sure when this was first released.
Rich Degnan, #26729, reports seeing Old Style by Heileman Brewing. It was seen on May 25, 1997 in Milwaukee, WI. This is a 24oz Old Style can. Standard design with "24oz" at bottom and all around the taper at top. Q1051 is the Heileman number.
Point "Iola '97" Beer by the Stevens Point Brewing Co. 12 oz. can. Special can for the Car Show & Swap Meet held 11-13 July, 1997 in Iola, WI. This year's theme was "A Century of Oldsmobile".
Schlitz Malt Liquor by the Stroh Brewing Co. 16 oz. can. Has a small red circle on front and back...."Win a trip to a heavyweight championship fight in Las Vegas with Larry Holmes" and "Look inside the can to see if you're an instant winner".
J. Messimore, #8642, reports seeing Pete's Wicked Summer Brew by Pete's Brewing Comapany, St Paul, MN. It was seen on July 17, 1997 in Natick, MA in 12 oz. cans. J also provided this picture for our viewing pleasure.
Roland Mueller, #30009, as well as many other members from various parts of the country, report seeing St. Ides Premium Malt Liquor by St. Ides Brewing Co., Ltd. It was seen on July 15, 1997 in Seattle, WA, in 24 oz. cans. Can is a special commemorative edition for the Holyfield-Tyson II fight. "The Sound and the Fury".
Mario Aguilar,reports seeing Tecate Beer by Cerveceria Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma Brewing. It was seen on August 3, 1997 at a small beer stand in Progreso, Mexico. It is available in 12 oz. cans. Description: Soccer player on the side and reads "Patrocinador Oficial de la Seleccion". Mario has singles available for trade.
Zima Beer by the Zima Beverage Co. Tall 12 oz. can.
Last updated by Scott & Laura Spencer on 10/15/97