In the 1840’s, the Stenger family came to Naperville from Germany and began a brewery. Located at Franklin Avenue between Webster and Main, the Stenger Brewery was known to produce up to 17,000 barrels of beer a year. Brothers, John and Nick Stenger, founded the brewery and this documentary takes a look at the role beer played in society; and how the brewery contributed to the development of Naperville.
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