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Stroh Brewery Company
Joseph Schlitz Brewing
100 River Place Drive
Detroit MI 48207


Opened: 1949

Closed: 1999

Annual Production: 18,000,000 bbl

Stroh purchased G.Heileman in February 1996 for about $275,000,000. The combined company had about ten percent of the US beer market, comparable to third-place Coors. Along with its own product lines such as Augsburger and Northern Plains, Stroh brewed beer under contract for these beer marketing companies:

Miller and Pabst split up Stroh's assets when Stroh closed down in 1999.

Updated: January 21, 2008

Beer List

    • Date: April 20, 1998 (#2740)
      Package: draught
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden, low carbonation, moderate head. Malty sweet aroma, slightly spicy. Light, pretty malty, clean sweet finish. As yellow beer goes, it's pretty good.

  • American-Style Lager

  • Non-Alcoholic (Beer) Malt Beverage