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Berkshire Brewing Association of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1867 - 1868 Michael Benson, Ale Brewery Columbus Avenue & South John Street
1868 - 1878 Jacob Gimlich & John White Columbus Avenue & South John Street
1878 - 1882 Gimlich, White & Co. Columbus Avenue & South John Street
1882 - 1891 Gimlich & White Onota Street
1891 - 1918 Berkshire Brewing Association 352 Columbus Avenue
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown

Timeline

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27th December 1839    

John A. White was born in Cassel, Hesse, Germany, the son of a shepherd and farmer.  At age 17, John and his siblings emigrated to America.  They first established themselves in New York ... View More

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4th October 1845    

Jacob C Gimlich Jr. was born in Bavaria, Germany. His father was a prosperous fruit farmer in Weisenheim and was very active in political resistance to Prussian King Frederick William IV. In 1848.&... View More

1867     FoundedMichael Benson, Ale BreweryColumbus Avenue & South John Street

1868     Jacob Gimlich & John WhiteColumbus Avenue & South John Street

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Circa: 1868    

1878     Gimlich, White & Co.Columbus Avenue & South John Street

1882     Gimlich & WhiteOnota Street

1891     Berkshire Brewing Association352 Columbus Avenue

Products

Berkshire's Lager Beer
1891-1918
Extra Stout Porter
1891-1918
Greylock Pale Ale
1891-1918
India Lager Beer
1891-1918
India Pale Ale
1900-1918
Lenox Half Stock Ale
1891-1918
Mannheimer Export Beer
1891-1918
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Begin: 1891     End 1919

1891 - 1919
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Circa: 1900    

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25th April 1908    

Louis Metz, brewmaster of the Berkshire Brewing Association of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was presented a solid gold handled umbrella in honor of his thirty fifth birthday on April 25, 1908.
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17th December 1917    

John A. White, Sr., president of the Berkshire Brewing Association of Pittsfield, Mass., died from bladder trouble.

1918 ClosedBerkshire Brewing Association