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Richmond Brewery, Rosenegk Brewing Company of Richmond, Virginia, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1891 - 1897 Richmond Brewery & Hygeia Ice Factory, Em... Leigh Street at Hermitage Road
1897 - 1918 Richmond Brewery, Rosenegk Brewing Co. Leigh Street at Hermitage Road
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown



21st November 1852    

Alfred von Nickisch Rosenegk, founder of the Richmond Brewery, was born in Stettin, Germany.


26th April 1855    

Carl Christoph Emil Kersten was born in Herzberg, Germany. Kersten arrived in America in 1879 and by 1880 he was cutting his teeth in the brewing business in Jefferson Wisconsin. Four years later h... View More

1891     FoundedRichmond Brewery & Hygeia Ice Factory, Emil Kersten & Alfred Von RosenegkLeigh Street at Hermitage Road



1897     Richmond Brewery, Rosenegk Brewing Co.Leigh Street at Hermitage Road


Bock Beer
Rosenegk's No. 2 Beer
The Jefferson Beer

2nd July 1897    

Emil Kersten leaves the business of the Richmond Brewery & Hygeia Ice Factory in Virginia leaving sole ownership to Alfred von Nickisch Rosenegk.

1918 ClosedRichmond Brewery, Rosenegk Brewing Co.