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Clyffside Brewing Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1846 - 1867 George Klotter & Co. (John G. Sohn), Hami... 330 Hamilton
1867 - 1870 Sohn, (Edward) Kistner & Co. (Louis Johng... 328 McMicken (Hamilton renamed)
1870 - 1900 J. G. Sohn & Co. (sons John, Jr. (died 18... ne corner Hamburg & 324/330 McMicken Avenue
1900 - 1907 William G. Sohn Brewing Co. 244/252 McMicken Avenue
1907 - 1925 Mohawk Brewing Co. 244/252 McMicken Avenue
1933 - 1945 Clyffside Brewing Company 242 Mc Micken
1945 - 1958 Wunderbrau Brewing Co. (Aka of Red Top Brewin... 242 Mc Micken
1945 - 1958 Red Top Brewing Co. (Plant #2) 242 Mc Micken
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   OHIO-U-687
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

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4th March 1805    

George Klotter was born in Germany.

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20th October 1817    

Brewery founder and partner Johann Georg Sohn was born.

1846     FoundedGeorge Klotter & Co. (John G. Sohn), Hamilton Brewery330 Hamilton

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4th February 1852    

William Sebastian Sohn, who will grow up to be proprietor of his eponymous Cincinnati brewery, was born in Ohio.

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24th June 1857    

Magdalena (Lena) Jung Sohn, one of the "Beer Barons of Cincinnati" was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. As the niece of Daniel Jung of the Jung Brewery Lena Jung was already Cincinnati brewery r... View More

1867     Sohn, (Edward) Kistner & Co. (Louis Johngen & Heinrich Schlosser)328 McMicken (Hamilton renamed)

1870     J. G. Sohn & Co. (sons John, Jr. (died 1880), William & J. Edward)ne corner Hamburg & 324/330 McMicken Avenue

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24th October 1876    

Johann Georg Sohn, founder of what became the Clyffside Brewery in Cincinnati, Ohio, dies at age 59.

1900     William G. Sohn Brewing Co.244/252 McMicken Avenue

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Circa: 1900    

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26th February 1902    

William Sebastian Sohn, proprietor of his eponymous Cincinnati brewery, died at age 50, leaving his wife Lena to run the business.

1907     Mohawk Brewing Co.244/252 McMicken Avenue

1933     Clyffside Brewing Company242 Mc Micken

Products

Felsenbräu Beer
1933-1945
Felsenbrau Bock
1933-1936
Felsenbräu Dark Beer
1933-1936
Felsenbrau Supreme Beer
1933-1945
Hi-Cliff Beer
1933-1945
Hi-Cliff Bock Beer
1933-1945
Old Hickory Ale
1933-1945
Old Hickory Beer
1933-1945
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Circa: 1935    

1937Capacity 120000 Barrels
1939Capacity 125000 Barrels
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24th July 1940    

Magdalena Jung Sohn, proprietor of the Mohawk Brewing Co. of Cincinnati, died at age 83.
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1942    

1945     Red Top Brewing Co. (Plant #2)242 Mc Micken

Products

Barbarossa Beer
1945-1958
Redtop Ale
1945-1958
Redtop Beer
1945-1958

1958 ClosedWunderbrau Brewing Co. (Aka of Red Top Brewing Co.)