Tavern Trove



2015-06-26 10:51:24

Tavern Trove is a website allowing collectors to buy and sell breweriana, as well as providing information on the history of breweriana. It is owned by Erik Amundson.


Mission statement

The website has the following statement on its home page:

“A collector-driven graphic-rich history of Breweries and Breweriana”

Website content

Sales Platform

The website acts as a platform for buyers and sellers to conduct transaction involving breweriana.

Tavern Trove has a policy of non-interference, preferring to allow customers to freely exchange items and money without cumbersome fees or terms.

Nearly 40,000 items of breweriana are currently listed on the website. They are available for sale and are accompanied by information about the item.

Some of the items included are beer cans, bottles, coasters, cups, knives, lighters, signs and playing cards. Items come across the world and originate from various time periods.

Keyword Wantlist

Tavern Trove features a ‘keyword wantlist’, allowing collectors to request an alert when a required item is placed on the website. The website sends out periodic emails, notifying over 15,000 collectors about new collections or sellers.

Expert advice

Collectors looking for specific information not available on the website can request assistance via email from Tavern Trove.


The website also includes a section containing essays on various aspects of breweriana, including the history of the beer can, prohibition, a glossary and brewery history. Pictures are included.

Brewery Database

Tavern Trove has a listing of nearly 9,000 breweries from around the world, organised by country and city. It contains important dates and history about the breweries.


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