1775 FoundedRobert Hare & J. Warren Porter Brewery 415 Callowhill, 5th & Lawrence Streets,
1790 Robert Hare Porter Brewery35 Callowhill Street
1800 Robert Hare & Son155 Chestnut Street
1805 Robert Hare & Son401/421 New Market & Callowhill
1817 Jacob Smith401/421 New Market & Callowhill
1824 Frederick Gaul & Sons, Plant #2401/421 New Market & Callowhill
8th April 1831
John Frederick Betz was born in Württemberg, Germany. His family emigrated to America in the early 1830s and they settled in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, where his father became an in... View More
1854 Gaul and Lewis401/421 New Market & Callowhill
6th September 1856
John Frederick Betz Jr., the "son" in the John F. Betz & Son, Ltd. brewery of Philadelphia, was Born.
1860 Gaul & (A.J.) Austin401/421 New Market & Callowhill
1861 William Gaul401/421 New Market & Callowhill
1869 John F. Betz401/421 New Market & Callowhill
20th June 1870
A fire consumed the John F. Betz Brewery. Losses were $50,000 according to the Philadelphia Evening Telegraph.
1880 John F. Betz & Son415 Callowhill / 5th & Lawrence
Philadelphia Lager Beer
1889 John F. Betz & Son, Ltd.415 Callowhill / 5th & Lawrence
16th January 1908
Brewery magnate John F. Betz died at age 76.
8th April 1910
John Frederick Betz, head of the John F. Betz & Son, Ltd. Brewery in Philadelphia, and the son of the founder of the brewery, died suddenly at his home.
1933 John F. Betz & Son Inc.415 Callowhill / 5th & Lawrence
Betz Cream Ale
Betz Half & Half
Betz India Pale Ale
Betz Pilsener Beer
Five Star Ale
India Pale Ale
Old German Beer
Old German Cream Ale
Old Stock Lager Beer
1937Capacity 150000 Barrels
1939 ClosedJohn F. Betz & Son Inc.