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San Antonio Brewing Association of San Antonio, Texas, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1881 - 1883 J. B. Behloradsky 312 James St & Ave A
1883 - 1888 San Antonio Brewing Co. 312 James St & Ave A
1888 - 1916 San Antonio Brewing Association, City Brewery 312 James Street & Avenue A
1916 - 1918 San Antonio Brewing Association, Inc. (PP) 312 James Street & Avenue A
1919 - 1933 Alamo Foods Co. 312 James Street & Avenue A
1933 - 1952 San Antonio Brewing Association 312 Pearl Parkway
1952 - 1978 Pearl Brewing Co. 312 Pearl Parkway
1978 - 1988 Pearl Brewing Co., subs, of General Brewing C... 312 Pearl Parkway
1988 - 1989 Pearl Brewing Co., subs, of Pabst Brewing Co,... 312 Pearl Parkway
1989 - 2013 Pearl Brewing Co., subs, of S & P, Corte Hade... 312 Pearl Parkway
1990 - 2013 Pabst Brewing Co. executive offices, 312 Pearl Parkway
  • Still in operation as a brewery (2016)
  • U-Permit Number :   TEX-U-500
  • L-permit Number :   TX L-1

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25th February 1858    

Emma Bentzen Koehler became proprietor of the San Antonio Brewing Association after her husband Otto Koehler's death in 1914.  She ran the brewery through Prohibition and with help from B.... View More

1881     FoundedJ. B. Behloradsky312 James St & Ave A

1883     San Antonio Brewing Co.312 James St & Ave A

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30th June 1884    

San Antonio Brewery president Jaroslav B. Belohradsky invited members of the local press to sample the first ever draw of Pearl Beer.

1888     San Antonio Brewing Association, City Brewery312 James Street & Avenue A

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Muenchener
1888-1916
Pearl Beer
1888-1916
Pearl Beer XXX
1888-1916
Texas Pride
1888-1916
Wurzburger
1888-1916
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Begin: 1888     End 1918

1888 - 1918
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Circa: 1898    

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10th February 1899    

Oscar Oswald Schreiber, Brewmaster for the San Antonio Brewing Association, City Brewery, died of heart failure at the age of fifty years.
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Circa: 1916    

1916     San Antonio Brewing Association, Inc. (PP)312 James Street & Avenue A

Products

Pearl Beer
1916-1918
Pearl Export Beer
1916-1918
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Circa: 1918    

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Circa: 1919    

1919     Alamo Foods Co.312 James Street & Avenue A

Products

LaPerla Beverage
1919-1933
Pearl Malt Beverage
1919-1933
Texas Dry Ginger Ale
1919-1933
Texas Pride
1919-1933
Texas Pride Orange Dry
1919-1933
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Circa: 1920    

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Circa: 1933    

1933     San Antonio Brewing Association312 Pearl Parkway

Products

Bock
1933-1950
Bock Beer
1933-1950
Pearl Beer
1933-1936
Pearl Dark Beer
1933-1936
Pearl Lager Beer
1933-1950
Texas Pride Beer
1933-1936
Tolteca Cerveza
1933-1950
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28th September 1933    

Pearl Beer is released for the first time since the passing of the Volstead Act.
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1937    

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Circa: 1937    

1938Capacity 200000 Barrels
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Circa: 1939    

1939Capacity 250000 Barrels
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Circa: 1949    

1952     Pearl Brewing Co.312 Pearl Parkway

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Pearl Beer
1952-1978
Pearl Bock
1952-1978
Pearl Lager Beer
1952-1978
Texas Pride Beer
1952-1978
Tolteca Beer
1952-1978
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1978     Pearl Brewing Co., subs, of General Brewing Co., CA312 Pearl Parkway

Products

Country Club Malt Liquor
1978-1988
Jax Beer
1978-1988
Pearl Beer
1978-1988
Pearl Bock
1978-1988
Pearl Draft Lager Beer
1978-1988
Pearl Lager Beer
1978-1988
Spring Lager Beer
1978-1988

1988     Pearl Brewing Co., subs, of Pabst Brewing Co, Milwaukee WI312 Pearl Parkway

1989     Pearl Brewing Co., subs, of S & P, Corte Hadera CA312 Pearl Parkway

1990     Pabst Brewing Co. executive offices,312 Pearl Parkway

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