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Chr. Moerlein Brewing Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1853 - 1854 (Christian) Moerlein & (Adam) Dillman, El... 711/712 Elm
1854 - 1866 Moerlein & (Conrad) Windisch, Elm Street ... 711/712 Elm
1866 - 1881 Christian Moerlein (with National Bottling Co... 711/712 Elm
1881 - 1919 Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. 2019 Elm Street
1933 - 1937 The Old Munich Brewing Co., Inc. 2019 Elm Street
1934 - 1937 Tyler Brewing Co (Aka of The Old Munich Brewi... 2019 Elm Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   OHIO-U-658
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13th May 1818    

Christian Moerlein was born in Truppach, Bavaria. He immigrated to the United States in 1841 settling in Cincinnati, Ohio a year later.  In 1853 Moerlein and Adam Dillman founded the Elm ... View More

1853     Founded(Christian) Moerlein & (Adam) Dillman, Elm Street Brewery711/712 Elm

1854     Moerlein & (Conrad) Windisch, Elm Street Brewery711/712 Elm

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W. Housman Lager Beer
1854-1856

1866     Christian Moerlein (with National Bottling Co.)711/712 Elm

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Circa: 1880    

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Begin: 1881     End 1919

1881 - 1919
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1881     Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.2019 Elm Street

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Barbarossa Beer
1881-1919
Cincinnati Centennial Exposition
1888-1919
It's Morlein's Beer
1881-1919
Lager Beer
1881-1919
Morlein's Barbarossa
1881-1919
Morlein's Bock Beer
1881-1919
Morlein's Celebrated Beer
1881-1919
Morlein's Cincinnati Beer
1881-1919
Morlein's Cincinnati Export
1881-1919
Morlein's Culmbacher
1881-1919
Morlein's Dark
1881-1919
Morlein's Extra Pale
1881-1919
Morlein's National Export
1881-1919
Morlein's Regular
1881-1919
National Export Lager
1881-1919
National Export Queen Of Beers
1881-1919
National Lager Beer
1881-1919
Rice Beer
1881-1919
W. Housman Lager Beer
1881-1919
Wiener Beer
1881-1919
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25th February 1884    

Venerable Cincinnati brewing pioneer Christian Moerlein had a stroke while eating supper. Though he would live yet for another three years, the news was grave enough to prompt an extensive biograph... View More

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Circa: 1890    

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1st June 1891    

Christian Moerlein's Elm Street Brewery in Cincinnati Ohio introduced Old Jug Lager in European-made stoneware bottles.

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14th May 1897    

Christian Moerlein, founder of Cincinnati's largest brewery, and a name known among beer drinkers in the Buckeye State to this day, 'passed to the great beyond'.
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6th July 1909    

The Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. registers their "Moerlo" logo for Malt Beverages.
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1st July 1916    

Gustav Adolph Rausenberger, of the Christian Moerlein Brewing Co., died at his home in Cincinnati.
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2nd January 1917    

George Moerlein, vice-president of the Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, died of tuberculosis. He was forty years of age.

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18th October 1919    

With the onset of Prohibition the Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. lists its fleet of delivery trucks for sale.

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1933 - 1937

1933     The Old Munich Brewing Co., Inc.2019 Elm Street

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Munich Beer
1934-1935
Tyler's Dark
1934-1935
Tyler's Light
1934-1935
Tyler's Slo-Bru Beer
1934-1935

1934     Tyler Brewing Co (Aka of The Old Munich Brewing Co., Inc.)2019 Elm Street

1937 ClosedThe Old Munich Brewing Co., Inc.