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Pittsburgh Brewing Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1842 - 1852 Anton Benitz Tavern and Brewery 137 Wood Street
1852 - 1858 Anton Benitz (also Anthony Bennett) north side of Quarry between Harrison Street (now 17th Street) and Carson Street
1858 - 1863 Hoeveler & Miller Brewery north side of Quarry between Harrison Street (now 17th Street) and Carson Street
1863 - 1868 Frauenheim (Edward) & Hoevler 17th Street
1868 - 1869 Frauenheim, Miller & Co. 1868 Liberty Street
1870 - 1888 Frauenheim & (Leopold) Vilsack 32nd & Liberty Streets
1888 - 1899 Iron City Brewing Co. Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets
1899 - 1920 Pittsburgh Brewing Co., Iron City Brewery Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets
1899 - 1900 Iron City Brewing Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Brew... Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets
1920 - 1933 Pittsburgh Brewing Company Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets
1933 - 1955 Pittsburgh Brewing Company, Iron City Brewery 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1955 - 2014 Pittsburgh Brewing Company 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1968 - 1980 Dubois Brewing Company (Aka of Pittsburgh Bre... Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets
1968 - 1975 Pilsner Brg. Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing C... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1968 - 1980 Saint Michael's Brg. Co. (Aka of Pittsbu... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1970 - 1975 Cerveceria San Juan Co. Aka of Pittsburgh Bre... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1970 - 1975 Cerveceria Vitarroz Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Br... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1970 - 1975 Traditional Brewing Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Br... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1970 - 1975 American Beer Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing ... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1970 - 1975 Cerveceria Goya (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing Co... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
1977 - 1980 Magna Carta Brewing Company (Aka of Pittsburg... 3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street
  • Iron City Brewing Co. Absorbed into the Pittsburgh Brewing Co. Syndicate in 1899. In the 1970s and 80s Pittsburgh Brewing Co. contracted for the Boston Beer co., the Cleveland Brewing Co., the Old Heurich Brewing Co., and the Savannah Brewing Co. Purchased by Unified Growth Partners in 2007 Iron City Brewing Co. 2007-Present.
  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-331
  • L-permit Number :   L-21

Timeline

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17th July 1803    

Anthony Benitz was born in Endingen, Baden, Germany. He emigrated to America in 1838 with his wife Maria (née Wagner)and brother Johann. They settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where someti... View More

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26th March 1820    

Augustus Hoeveler was born in Ankum, Lower Saxony, Germany. He was the youngest of six children. His family emigrated to America in 1837 and settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The famil... View More

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3rd March 1838    

Sebold Leopold Vilsack was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  At the age of 17, after graduating the parochial schools of Sharpsburg, he began apprenticing in the brewery of Anton Benitz i... View More

1842     FoundedAnton Benitz Tavern and Brewery137 Wood Street

1852     Anton Benitz (also Anthony Bennett)north side of Quarry between Harrison Street (now 17th Street) and Carson Street

1858     Hoeveler & Miller Brewerynorth side of Quarry between Harrison Street (now 17th Street) and Carson Street

1863     Frauenheim (Edward) & Hoevler17th Street

1868     Frauenheim, Miller & Co.1868 Liberty Street

1870     Frauenheim & (Leopold) Vilsack32nd & Liberty Streets

1888     Iron City Brewing Co.Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets

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1889    

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1898    

1899     Iron City Brewing Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing Co., Iron City Brewery)Liberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets

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Circa: 1900    

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Circa: 1901    

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4th January 1908    

The plant of Iron City Brewing of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was damaged by a fire on January 4, 1908.
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3rd May 1910    

A fire badly damaged the four story brick stable of the Iron City Brewery in Pittsburgh.
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27th December 1918    

The Pittsburgh Brewing Co., Iron City Brewery begins selling Iron City Beverage Near Beer.

1920     Pittsburgh Brewing CompanyLiberty Ave, 33rd & 34th Streets

Products

Bear Lager
1920-1933
Golden Crown Amber Brew
1920-1933
Iron City Beverage
1920-1933
Iron City Extra LAger
1920-1933
Iron City X X Stout
1920-1933
Tech Brand Ginger ALe
1920-1933
Tech Cherry
1920-1933
Tech Lager
1920-1933
Tech Pale Ginger Ale
1920-1933
Tech Special
1920-1933
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Begin: 1933     End 1965

1933 - 1965
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Begin: 1933     End 2016

1933 - 2016

1933     Pittsburgh Brewing Company, Iron City Brewery3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street

Products

American Beer
1933-1936
Dutch Club Beer
1933-1936
Dutch Club Bock
1933-1936
Dutch Club Supreme Beer
1933-1950
E&O Beer
1933-1950
E&O Bock
1933-1936
E&O Lager
1933-1950
E&O Pilsener
1933-1950
Fox Hunt Ale
1933-1936
Fox Hunt Ale
1933-1955
Golden Crown Beer
1933-1940
Iron City Ale
1933-1955
Iron City Beer
1933-1955
Iron City Bock Beer
1934-1955
Iron City Dark Beer
1933-1950
Iron City Half & Half
1933-1940
Iron City Stout
1933-1940
Iron City XX Stout
1933-1936
Robin Hood Cream Ale
1933-1950
Special German Bock
1933-1950
Special German Bock
1933-1940
Special German Beer
1933-1940
Tech Beer
1935-1955
Tech Pilsener Beer ~PA Pint Tax
1933-1950
Uniontown Bock Beer
1933-1950
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Begin: 1936     End 2016

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Circa: 1938    

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Circa: 1938    

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Circa: 1939    

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Circa: 1942    

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Circa: 1942    

1955     Pittsburgh Brewing Company3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street

Products

Alt Deutsch Beer
1977-1978
Augustiner Beer
1974-1980
Brown Derby Beer
1975-1985
Dutch Club Beer
1953-1959
E&O Beer
1955-1960
Gambrinus Beer
1974-1989
Heritage House Beer
1975-1988
Hop n' Gator Beer
1969-1975
I C Golden Lager Beer
1981-1984
I.C. Light
1955-1960
Iron City Ale
1955-1961
Iron City Beer
1955-2014
Iron City Bock
1934-1970
Iron City Light Beer
1955-1970
MarkV Beer
1975-1980
Mustang Malt Liquor
1957-1990
Old Dutch Beer
1973-1993
Old Export Beer
1975-1991
Old German Beer
1975-1991
Olde Frothingslosh Beer
1957-1990
Oyster House Beer
1976-1978
Roseale Malt Liquor
1977-1980
Seven Springs Beer
1974-1978
Sierra Beer
1977-1980
Sir Lady Frothingslosh Ale
1958-1959
Varsity 8 Ale
1947-1948
Varsity 8 Beer
1947-1948
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Circa: 1955    

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Circa: 1956    

1968     Saint Michael's Brg. Co. (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing Company)3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street

1970     Cerveceria Goya (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing Company)3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street

Products

Goya Pasteurized Malta
1970-1975

1977     Magna Carta Brewing Company (Aka of Pittsburgh Brewing Company)3340 Liberty Avenue & Sassafrass Street

Products

Kjirst Malt Liquor
1977-1980
Magna Carta Malt Liquor
1977-1980
SGA Gold Label Beer
1977-1980

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