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Christian Feigenspan (est. 1875) of Newark, New Jersey, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1866 - 1875 Charles Kolb 2/50 Freeman Street
1875 - 1879 C. Feigenspan & Co. 2/50 Freeman Street
1879 - 1920 Feigenspan's Brewery (Aka of Christian F... 2/50 Freeman Street
1879 - 1920 Christian Feigenspan, Inc. 2/50 Freeman Street
1933 - 1943 Christian Feigenspan Brewing Co. 2/50 Freeman Street
1945 - 1948 P. Ballantine & Sons Plant 2 2/50 Freeman Street
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   NJ-U-385
  • L-permit Number :  

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15th August 1844    

Christian Benjamin Feigenspan was born in Mühlhausen, Germany. He emigrated to America at age 22 and obtained work at a brewery in Cincinnati. He left there in 1869 for New York City where he ... View More

1866     FoundedCharles Kolb 2/50 Freeman Street

1875     C. Feigenspan & Co. 2/50 Freeman Street

Products

Newark Export Beer
1875-1879
Saazer Fine
1875-1879
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7th December 1876    

Christian William Feigenspan, son of the founder of the Feigenspan Brewery of Newark, was born in Essex, New Jersey. He would become president of the brewery at the age of thirty, upon his father&#... View More

1879     Christian Feigenspan, Inc.2/50 Freeman Street

Products

Burton Finest Ale
1879-1920
Export Beer
1879-1920
Feigenspan's "Ready Mixed" Ale and Porter
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Exquisite
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Finest Half Stock
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Half and Half
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Musty Ale
1879-1920
Feigenspan's P.O.N Brown Stout
1879-1920
Feigenspan's P.O.N Lager Beer
1879-1920
Feigenspan's P.O.N Summer Ale
1879-1920
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Amber Ale
1879-1920
Feigenspan's P.O.N. XXX Porter
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Pale Beer
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Saazer Beer
1879-1920
Feigenspan's U.S. Export Beer
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Wuerzburger
1879-1920
Feigenspan's Wurzburger Brew
1879-1920
Feigenspan's XX Porter
1879-1920
India Pale Ale
1879-1920
Old Stock Ale
1879-1920
Schuerer's Beer
1879-1920
Special Stock Ale
1879-1920
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Circa: 1890    

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Circa: 1895    

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10th April 1899    

Christian Benjamin Feigenspan, founder of the brewery that bore his name for almost seventy five years, died of pneumonia at age fifty five years.
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1900    

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Begin: 1900     End 1943

1900 - 1943
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Begin: 1905     End 1943

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1st January 1906    

August Sauer, superintendent of the Christian Feigenspan Brewery in Newark, New Jersey, died in 1906 of acute indigestion on the way to work.
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24th December 1907    

Christian Stengel, president of the Feigenspan Brewing Co., of Newark, New Jersey, died just twelve hours after marrying the widow of his employer, Christian Feigenspan.

1933     Christian Feigenspan Brewing Co.2/50 Freeman Street

Products

Feigenspan's P.B. Ale
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N Brown Stout
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Ale
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Beer
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Bock Beer
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Dark Beer
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Half and Half
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. India Pale Ale
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Old Stock Ale
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. Porter
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. XXX Ale
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. XXX Amber Ale
1933-1943
Feigenspan's P.O.N. XXX Porter
1933-1943
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Circa: 1936    

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Circa: 1936    

1937Capacity 1000000 Barrels
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1938    

1939Capacity 1000000 Barrels
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1939    

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7th February 1939    

Christian William Feigenspan, president of the Feigenspan Brewery of Newark, and son of the founder Christian Benjamin Feigenspan, died in his home after a lingering illness.
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1st December 1939    

Feigenspan's Brilliant Brown Ale is debuted for the 1939 holiday season.
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Circa: 1939    

1945     P. Ballantine & Sons Plant 22/50 Freeman Street

Products

Ballantine Ale
1945-1948
Ballantine Beer
1945-1948
Feigenspan Ale
1945-1948
Feigenspan Beer
1945-1948

1948 ClosedP. Ballantine & Sons Plant 2