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Philip Zang Brewing Company, of Denver, Colorado, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1859 - 1860 Rocky Mountain Brewery, F.Z. Solomon, Charles... On Platte River
1860 - 1861 Rocky Mountain Brewery, Solomon & Co. On Platte River
1861 - 1864 Rocky Mountain Brewery, Charles Endlich On Platte River
1865 - 1868 Rocky Mountain Brewery, John Good On Platte River
1868 - 1870 Rocky Mountain Brewery, John Good & Phili... 7th Street & Platte River
1870 - 1873 Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang (1870-187... Second, Corner of Washington
1874 - 1877 Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang (1874-187... First, corner of Seventh
1877 - 1881 Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang (1877-188... Platte River, corner of Seventh
1882 - 1893 Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang & Co.... Platte River (Water Street) and Seventh
1888 - 1915 Philip Zang Brewing Company (1888-1915) 7th & Water Streets
1894 - 1915 Rocky Mountain Brewing Co., Ph. Zang Brewing ... 7th & Platte River
1915 - 1934 Philip Zang Co. (1915-1934) 7th & Platte River
1934 - 1934 Philip Zang Brewing Co. 7th & Water Streets
  • This was Colorado's First Brewery. Never produced beer after Prohibition. A portion of the original brewery is now a brewpub. There are a few vintage items of interest in the dining area and basement.
  • Links to articles about this brewery :   http://www.zangmansion.com/Albums.php

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15th February 1826    

Philip Zang, future Denver brewery magnate, was born in Bavaria. He emigrated to America in 1852 and settled in the town of Louisville, Kentucky. In 1859 he and Philip Meyer purchased the Joseph Me... View More

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8th February 1832    

Charles Tascher was born in Canton Ohio, the oldest child of Valintinus and Marie Tascher. At a young age his family moved to St. Joseph County, Indiana, where Charles was raised.

In 1858... View More

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14th October 1834    

John Good was born in Uhrwiller, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. The Good family emigrated to America in 1854 and settled in Ohio. In the late 1850s John married and took his wife to settle in the boomin... View More

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14th August 1856    

Adolph Joseph Zang, son of Philip Zang and eventual president of the Ph. Zang Brewing Co. was born.

1859     FoundedRocky Mountain Brewery, F.Z. Solomon, Charles Tascher & Co.On Platte River

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3rd November 1859    

This first press release from the Rocky Mountain Brewery in Denver appears in the Rocky Mountain News.
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1860    

1860     Rocky Mountain Brewery, Solomon & Co.On Platte River

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25th January 1860    

Despite the scare quotes, the Rocky Mountain Brewery manages a good review from a travelling reporter for the Davenport Morning Democrat.

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23rd April 1860    

The Salomon Tascher & Co. Brewery of Denver reorganized into Salomon & Co., a three-person copartnership of Fred Z. Salomon, Charles Endlich and John Good.

1861     Rocky Mountain Brewery, Charles EndlichOn Platte River

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1864    

1865     Rocky Mountain Brewery, John GoodOn Platte River

1868     Rocky Mountain Brewery, John Good & Philip Zang7th Street & Platte River

1870     Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang (1870-1873)Second, Corner of Washington

1874     Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang (1874-1877)First, corner of Seventh

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Circa: 1875    

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Circa: 1876    

1877     Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang (1877-1881)Platte River, corner of Seventh

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Circa: 1878    

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Circa: 1879    

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Circa: 12th May 1879    

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Circa: 1880    

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29th March 1881    

Adolph Joseph Zang and Miss Wilhelmina (Minnie) Louise Vogt were married in Louisville, Kentucky.
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1882    

1882     Rocky Mountain Brewery, Philip Zang & Co. (1882-1893)Platte River (Water Street) and Seventh

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1887    

1888     Philip Zang Brewing Company (1888-1915)7th & Water Streets

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Denver's Vienna Export
1895-1900
Free Coinage Export
1895-1916
Pilsener Export
1895-1916
Silver State Cabinet
1895-1916
XXX Export
1895-1916
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Begin: 1888     End 1815

1888 - 1815
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Begin: 1888     End 1915

1888 - 1915
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Begin: 1889     End 1915

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Circa: 1890    

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Circa: 1892    

1894     Rocky Mountain Brewing Co., Ph. Zang Brewing Co. (18937th & Platte River

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Celebrated Pilsener Beer
1888-1915
Columbine
1888-1915
Felsen Bräu
1888-1915
Good Luck Beer
1888-1915
Lakeside Casino Beer
1888-1915
Our Fritz Special Brew
1888-1915
Pilsener
1888-1915
Pilsener Style Beer
1888-1915
Silver State Special Brew
1888-1915
Vienna Export
1888-1915
Vienna Style Export Beer
1888-1915
Zang's Tonic
1888-1915
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Circa: 1895    

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Circa: 1896    

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18th February 1899    

Philip Zang, proprietor of the Rocky Mountain Brewery died at age 73.
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Circa: 1911    

1915     Philip Zang Co. (1915-1934)7th & Platte River

Products

Bravo!
1920-1934
Snappy Cereal Beverage
1920-1930
Snappy Select
1920-1930
Wuerzburger Near Beer
1920-1934
Zang's Splits Cereal Beverage
1920-1934
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28th September 1916    

Adolph Joseph Zang, Denver brewery and real estate magnate died in the Colorado mountains during a trip to inspect his Vindicator Mine. He was 60 years of age.
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Circa: 24th April 1916    

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Circa: 1922    

1934     Philip Zang Brewing Co.7th & Water Streets

1934 ClosedPhilip Zang Brewing Co.