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National Brewing Company
Detroit, Michigan
1954 - 1973

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Name Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
31-04 31-04 31-03 33-04
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-04.1 57-06 57-12.3 57-16.1 (A)
Can Type 12-1, Flat 12-1, Flat 12-1, Flat 12-1, Zip Tab
Other can  information Enameled gold around label Metallic gold around label Narrow gold bands, Keglined oval Narrow gold bands, early 1962 version zip, Keglined oval
Can Company Continental Can Company Continental Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code CCC 72 CCC 72 56-A 56-A
         

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Name Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
33-04 33-05 33-06 33-08
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-16.1 (B) 57-20 57-24 57-36.1
Can Type 12-1, Zip Tab 12-1, Zip Tab 12-2, Zip Tab 12-2 Fan Tab
Other can  information Narrow gold bands, red "LIFT TAB - PULL OPEN" on top, Keglined oval Narrow gold bands, single label variation, Keglined oval Narrow gold bands, two label variation, Keglined oval BREWED AND PACKAGED AT THE BREWERY THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FLUID OZS. NB-398, Keglined oval
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code 56-A 56-A 56-A 56
         

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Name Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer Altes Golden Lager Beer National Sportsman Ale
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
33-08 33-09 138-10 102-21
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-36.2 57-36.4 57-40.2 57-44
Can Type 12-2 Tab 12-2 Tab 16-2, Tab 12-1, Flat
Other can  information THE NATIONAL BREWING CO., DETROIT, MICH.
CONTENTS 12 FLUID OZS. NB-398-A, Keglined oval
THE NATIONAL BREWING CO., DETROIT, MICH.
CONTENTS 12 FLUID OZS. NB-398-B
THE NATIONAL BREWING CO., DETROIT, MICH.
CONTENTS ONE PINT NB-408A, Keglined oval
 
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company Continental Can Company
Canning Code 56 056 56 CCC 72
         

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Name National Bohemian Pale Beer National Bohemian Pale Beer National Bohemian Light Beer National Bohemian Light Beer
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
102-22 102-23 102-24 102-25
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-48 57-52 57-56.4 57-60.2
Can Type 12-2, Flat 12-1, Flat 12-2, Flat 12-2, Flat
Other can  information Two labels with Mr. Boh, contents on front, OB-12 top right of seam Single label with Mr. Boh, no contents on front Gold trim, Two labels, with Mr. Boh, has other plants statement Silver trim, with Mr. Boh, "Light Beer" in white, Keglined oval
Can Company Continental Can Company Continental Can Company Continental Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code CCC 72 CCC 72 CCC 72 68-A
         

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Name National Bohemian Light Beer National Bohemian Light Beer National Bohemian Light Beer Colt 45 Malt Lager
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
102-26 102-26 97-19 56-22
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-64.1 57-66.2 57-68 57-72
Can Type 12-2, Flat 12-2, Flat 12-2, Zip Tab 12-2, Zip Tab
Other can  information Silver trim, without Mr. Boh, "Light Beer" in white, Keglined oval Silver trim, without Mr. Boh, "Light Beer" in silver, Keglined oval Silver trim, without Mr. Boh, "Light Beer" in silver, Keglined oval Rare Malt Lager
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code 56-A 56-A 56-A  
         

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Name Colt 45 Stout Malt Liquor Colt 45 Stout Malt Liquor Colt 45 Stout Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
56-26 56-26 148-01  
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-75 57-76.2 (B) 57-79.2 57-80
Can Type 12-2, Zip Tab 12-2, Tab 16-2, Tab 12-2, Flat
Other can  information Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FLUID OZS. left of seam, BREWED AND PACKED AT THE BREWERY, horizontal Keglined oval right of seam Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, CONTENTS 12 FLUID OUNCES NB-1248 left of seam, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO.
Balt., MD. Detroit, Mich.
Miami, FLA. Phoenix, Ariz. right of seam, "Does not contain more than 3.2% of alcohol by weight" on bottom, , Am Can "A" right of seam
Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, CONTENTS 1 PINT
NB-1249 left of seam, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. Balt., MD. Detroit, Mich. Miami, FLA. Phoenix, Ariz. right of seam, Am Can "A" right of seam
Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FLUID OZS. left of seam,  horizontal Keglined oval right of seam
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code 56-A 098 098 56-A
         

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Name Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
56-23 56-24 56-24 56-24
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-81.1 57-81.2 57-81.3 57-82.1
Can Type 12-2, Zip Tab 12-2, Zip Tab 12-2, Zip Tab 12-2, Fan Tab
Other can  information Colt 45 in blue letters not outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FL. OZS. left of seam, BREWED AND PACKED AT THE BREWERY right of seam, vertical Keglined oval Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FL. OZS. left of seam, BREWED AND PACKED AT THE BREWERY right of seam, horizontal Keglined oval Colt 45 in blue letters not outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FL. OZS. left of seam, BREWED AND PACKED AT THE BREWERY right of seam, vertical Keglined oval Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 12 FL. OZS. left of seam, BREWED AND PACKED AT THE BREWERY NB-308 right of seam, horizontal Keglined oval
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code 56-A 56-A 56-A 056
         

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Name Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
56-25 56-25 56-25 147-31
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-82.5 (T-209) 57-82.6 (A) (T-210) 57-82.6 (C) 57-84.1
Can Type 12-2, Tab 12-2, Tab 12-2, Tab 16-2, Zip Tab
Other can  information Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF BALT., MD. AT DETROIT, MICH. ALSO PHOENIX MIAMI left of seam, CONTENTS 12 FLUID OUNCES NB-903 right of seam, Am Can "A" left of seam Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF BALT., MD. AT DETROIT, MICH. ALSO PHOENIX MIAMI left of seam, CONTENTS 12 FLUID OUNCES NB-903 right of seam, Strong on bottom, Am Can "A" left of seam Colt 45 in purple letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF BALT., MD. AT DETROIT, MICH. ALSO PHOENIX MIAMI left of seam, CONTENTS 12 FLUID OUNCES NB-903 right of seam, Am Can "A" left of seam Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF MICH., DETROIT, MICH. 16 FL. OZS. ONE PINT left of seam, BREWED AND PACKED AT THE BREWERY right of seam, horizontal Keglined oval
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code 023 056 056 56-A
         

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Name Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor Colt 45 Malt Liquor
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
147-32 147-32 147-32 28-09
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-85.4 57-85.6 (A) 57-85.6 (B) 57-86.2
Can Type 16-2, Tab 16-2, Tab 16-2, Tab 8-2, Tab
Other can  information Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF BALT., MD. AT DETROIT, MICH. ALSO PHOENIX MIAMI left of seam, CONTENTS ONE PINT NB-309-B right of seam, Strong on bottom, Am Can "A" left of seam Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF BALT., MD. AT DETROIT, MICH. ALSO PHOENIX MIAMI left of seam, CONTENTS 16 FLUID OUNCES (ONE PINT) NB-904 right of seam, Am Can "A" right of seam Colt 45 in purple letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO. OF BALT., MD. AT DETROIT, MICH. ALSO PHOENIX MIAMI left of seam, CONTENTS 16 FLUID OUNCES (ONE PINT) NB-904 right of seam, Am Can "A" right of seam Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO.
Balt., MD. Detroit, Mich.
Miami, FLA. Phoenix, Ariz. left of seam, CONTENTS 8 FLUID OUNCES NB-1290 right of seam
Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company American Can Company
Canning Code 056 056 056 056
         

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Name Colt 45 Stout Malt Liquor Van Lauter Bavarian Lager Beer Draft Beer  
USBC#
United States Beer Cans
28-06 133-12 244-09  
MBC#
Michigan Beer Cans
57-88 57-92 57-96  
Can Type 8-2, Fan Tab 12-2, Tab Gallon  
Other can  information Colt 45 in blue letters outlined in silver, THE NATIONAL BREWING CO.
Balt., MD. Detroit, Mich.
Miami, FLA. Phoenix, Ariz. left of seam, CONTENTS 8 FLUID OUNCES NB-1321 right of seam
     
Can Company Continental Can Company American Can Company National Can  
Canning Code 48 056 Map  

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