Breweriana commonly refers to any article containing a brewery name or brand name, usually in connection to collecting them as a hobby. Examples include beer cans, bottles, openers, tin signs, coasters, beer trays, wooden cases and neon signs.
Breweriana is a diverse field of collecting.
significantly to include a wider range of brewery-related items such as bar tap
tops, beer bottle tops in
more recent times, the collecting interests of members have been extended labels, bar signs
and lights, beer trays, playing cards, bar mirrors, posters, beer coasters, to name just a few.
With brewery advertisements now a multi-media production, there is no shortage of what is collectable, and items that commemorate specific events or occasions are eagerly sought after. Western Australia has produced a wide range of breweriania collectables from the numerous large and small breweries that sprung up during the gold rush of the 1890’s.