Label, beer bottle: Hoboken Brewing Co., Mile Square Amber Ale.
|Object Name||Label, Product|
|Collection||Hoboken Commerce Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Beer bottle labels: Hoboken Brewing Co., Mile Square Amber Ale.
The brewery (defunct) was located on the first floor of the former Maxwell House Coffee plant in Hoboken. The area was American Can Co. section. Address was 1125 Hudson Street. Labels were for use on 12 ounce bottles.
Front label, six each: gold foil paper, 3-1/2" high x 3-9/16" wide, printed in light yellow, black and dark brown. Unused.
Back label, one copy: gold foil paper, 2-5/8" wide x 3-1/2" high, printed in light yellow and dark brown with imprinted date of bottling: 09 95 [September 1995]. Used, as removed from a bottle.
Front label has a center vignette using the art seen in the Seal of the City of Hoboken.
Back has text: Hoboken Historical Fact. (see notes for all text.)
Text on back label:
HOBOKEN HISTORICAL FACT:
On January 30, 1658 the Hobocan Indians sold the island of Hoboken to local settlers. Not content with the trinkets they received for Manhattan, they insisted a keg of beer be included in the price [cataloger's note: this content should not be cited for other purposes without verification].
"MILE SQUARE" ALE Named for the Mile Square City of Hoboken
BREWED & BOTTLED BY
HOBOKEN BREWING COMPANY
HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY
GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) ACCORDING TO THE SURGEON GENERAL, WOMEN SHOULD NOT DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DURING PREGNANCY BECAUSE OF THE RISK OF BIRTH DEFECTS. (2) CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IMPAIRS YOUR ABILITY TO DRIVE A CAR OR OPERATE MACHINERY, AND MAY CAUSE HEALTH PROBLEMS.
|Year Range from||1995|
|Year Range to||1995|
Hoboken Brewing Company
1125 Hudson St.
|Caption||typical front label: Hoboken Brewing Co., Mile Square, Amber Ale|
Business & Commerce