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Ballantine Brewing Co., (est. 1879) of Newark, New Jersey, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1856 - 1876 Schalk Bros. (Herman, Adolph & Oscar) Freeman Street
1876 - 1879 Hermann Schalk Ferry, corner of Freeman
1879 - 1911 Ballantine & Co. Freeman, Christie, Ferry & Bowery Streets
1933 - 1971 P. Ballantine & Sons 57 Freeman Street
1968 - 1971 Christian Feigenspan Brewing Co. (Aka of P. B... 57 Freeman Street
1968 - 1971 Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. (Aka of P. Ballant... 57 Freeman Street
1968 - 1971 Lexington Brewing Company (Aka of P. Ballanti... 57 Freeman Street
1968 - 1971 Richards Brewing Company (Aka of P. Ballantin... 57 Freeman Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   NJ-U-335A
  • L-permit Number :  

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16th November 1791    

Peter Ballantine, future brewery magnate of Newark, was born in in Mauchline, Scotland. He emigrated to America in 1820. His reasons for leaving Scotland were due to the "pressure of poverty a... View More

1856     FoundedSchalk Bros. (Herman, Adolph & Oscar)Freeman Street

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1876     Hermann SchalkFerry, corner of Freeman

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1879    

1879     Ballantine & Co.Freeman, Christie, Ferry & Bowery Streets

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Ballantine's Brown Stout
1879-1911
Ballantine's Canada Malt Ale
1879-1911
Ballantine's Dark Export Beer
1879-1911
Ballantine's Export Beer
1879-1911
Ballantine's Export Light Beer
1879-1911
Ballantine's Extra Porter
1879-1911
Ballantine's Fine Porter
1879-1911
Ballantine's Half and Half
1879-1911
Ballantine's India Pale Ale
1879-1911
Ballantine's Jubilee Beer
1879-1911
Ballantine's Malt Extract
1879-1911
Ballantine's Newark Ale
1879-1911
Ballantine's Pale Ale
1879-1911
Ballantine's Pale Extra Beer
1879-1911
Ballantine's Sparkling Ale
1879-1911
Budweis Beer
1879-1879
Champagne Beer
1879-1911
Export Beer
1879-1911
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Begin: 1879     End 1920

1879 - 1920
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23rd January 1893    

Peter Ballantine, Founder of several breweries in New York and New Jersey, died after a three week battle with bronchitis at age 92.

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27th April 1895    

John H. Ballantine of the P. Ballantine & Co. brewery, died at his home in Newark.
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5th January 1918    

The P. Ballantine & Sons Brewery begins selling cereal beverages under the name "Clink".

1933     P. Ballantine & Sons57 Freeman Street

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Ballantine Light Lager Beer
1933-1950
Ballantine XXX Ale
1933-1950
Ballantine's Export Light Beer
1933-1950
Ballantine's Sparkling Ale
1933-1950
Ballantine's XXX Ale
1933-1950
Ballantine's Ale
1933-1971
Ballantine's Beer
1933-1971
Ballantine's Bock
1933-1971
Ballantine's Burton Ale
1945-1965
Ballantine's India Pale Ale
1933-1951
Ballantine's Porter
1933-1947
Ballantine's Stout
1933-1944
Ballatine's Ale
1933-1950
Bock Beer
1933-1950
Export Beer
1933-1950
Export Dark Beer
1933-1950
Export Light Beer
1933-1950
Extra Porter
1933-1950
Feigenspan P.O.N. Beer
1933-1950
India Pale Ale
1933-1950
Triple Crown Malt Liquor
1961-1969
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1933 - 1971
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1937Capacity 15000000 Barrels
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Circa: 19th December 1939    

1939Capacity 15000000 Barrels
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1968     Richards Brewing Company (Aka of P. Ballantine & Sons)57 Freeman Street

Products

Bohack Beer
1968-1971
Bohack Beer
1971-1974

1971 ClosedChristian Feigenspan Brewing Co. (Aka of P. Ballantine & Sons)