Dow Brewery – Montreal, Quebec

Dow Brewery – Montreal, Quebec
The beginning Dow Brewery of Montreal, in the province of Quebec in Canada, had its beginning in 1790. Thomas Dunn, a young Scotsman, set himself up in business as a brewer at La Prairie, in South of Montreal. La Prairie was an important stopover for travelers going between New York and Montreal. In 1808, Thomas sons, James and John Dunn, moved the brewery, to a site on Notre Dame Street in Montreal. In 1818 John died, and in 1824, William …

The Former Cardinal Brewery – Fribourg

The Former Cardinal Brewery – Fribourg
The Former Cardinal Brewery of Fribourg, Switzerland, was founded in 1788 by François Piller. Owner at the «Zum Lachs» hostel, located near the Bern`s Gate in Fribourg, he decides to have a brewery built for his son, freshly graduated as great Bavarian brewer. François Piller was a kind of pioneer, as till that time, only farmer women, then monks, were brewing the beer, with gathered cereals. From 1802 to 1877, the brewery of Fribourg had many different owners, before to …