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Adam Scheidt Brewing Company of Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1866 - 1868 Moeschlin Bros. Marshall Street at the Stoney Creek
1868 - 1870 John C. White & Co. Marshall Street at the Stoney Creek
1870 - 1878 Charles Scheidt Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
1878 - 1884 C. & A. Scheidt Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
1890 - 1933 Adam Scheidt Brewing Co., Plant 1 (Pre-Prohib... Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
1933 - 1960 Adam Scheidt Brewing Co. (Post-Prohibition) 151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
1960 - 1963 Valley Forge Brewing Company (Aka of Adam Sch... 151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
1963 - 1965 Prior Brewing Co. (Aka of Adam Scheidt) 151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
1963 - 1965 C. Schmidt & Sons Inc. 151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-332
  • L-permit Number :   L-125

Timeline

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23rd May 1844    

Ernest F. Ott, future superintendent of the Adam Scheidt Brewing Co. of Norristown, Pennsylvania, is born in Schaffhausen, Germany.

1866     FoundedMoeschlin Bros.Marshall Street at the Stoney Creek

1868     John C. White & Co.Marshall Street at the Stoney Creek

1870     Charles ScheidtMarshall & Barbadoes Streets

1878     C. & A. ScheidtMarshall & Barbadoes Streets

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Begin: 1884     End 1920

1884 - 1920

1890     Adam Scheidt Brewing Co., Plant 1 (Pre-Prohibition)Marshall & Barbadoes Streets

Products

Anaconda Carbonated Water
1920-1933
Bremer Brau Beverage
1918-1933
Caddy Ginger Ale
1920-1933
Double Stout Beverage
1920-1933
Lager Beer
1890-1920
Lotos
1918-1933
Olde Inn Lager Beverage
1918-1933
Rams Head Pale Beverage
1920-1933
Scheidt's Birch Beer
1920-1933
Scheidt's Carbonated Water
1920-1933
Scheidt's Cherry Soda
1920-1933
Scheidt's Ginger Ale
1920-1933
Scheidt's Ginger Ale
1920-1933
Scheidt's Lemon Soda
1920-1933
Scheidt's Lime Soda
1920-1933
Scheidt's Orange Soda
1920-1933
Scheidt's Red Tag Lager Beverage
1918-1933
Scheidt's Root Beer
1920-1933
Scheidt's Standard Dark Beer
1890-1920
Twentieth Century Ale
1899-1920
Valley Forge Double Stout Beverage
1920-1933
Valley Forge Malt Syrup
1918-1933
Valley Forge Special Beer
1890-1920
Valley Forge Special Beverage
1918-1933
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Circa: 1910    

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Circa: 1910    

News

13th February 1918    

Ernest F. Ott, superintendent of the Adam Scheidt Brewing Co. of Norristown, Pennsylvania, died at the age of seventy-three years.

News

2nd June 1919    

The Adam Scheidt Brewing Co. of Norrristown, Penn begins selling LOTOS beverage.
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1924    

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1929    

1933     Adam Scheidt Brewing Co. (Post-Prohibition)151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets

Products

Old Bremer Beer
1933-1936
Prior Beer
1945-1960
Rams Head Ale
1933-1960
Scheidt's Porter
1933-1936
Scheidt's Special Dark Beer
1933-1936
Scheidt's Ale
1933-1937
Scheldt's Bock
1933-1935
Scheldt's Beer
1933-1935
Valley Forge Ale
1934-1939
Valley Forge Beer
1940-1960
Valley Forge Bock
1936-1960
Valley Forge Porter
1937-1959
Valley Forge Special Near Beer
1933-1936
Valley Forge Stout
1935-1947
Wurzburger Type Beer
1933-1937
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Circa: 1933    

1937Capacity 300000 Barrels
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1937    

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Circa: 1937    

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Circa: 1938    

1939Capacity 300000 Barrels
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1939    

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Circa: 1941    

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Circa: 1949    

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Circa: 1950    

News

1st July 1952    

The Adam Scheidt Brewery in Norristown PA debuts its new label design for Prior Beer.
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1952    

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1953    

1960     Valley Forge Brewing Company (Aka of Adam Scheidt)151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets

Products

20th Century Ale
1976-1977
Prior Beer
1960-1964
Rams Head Ale
1960-1964
Tudor Ale
1974-1978
Tudor Ale
1975-1990
Tudor Beer
1974-1978
Tudor Beer
1975-1990
Valley Forge Bock
1960-1964
Valley Forge Porter
1960-1964
Valley Forge Beer
1960-1964

1963     C. Schmidt & Sons Inc.151 West Marshall & Barbadoes Streets

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1967    

1965 ClosedPrior Brewing Co. (Aka of Adam Scheidt)