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Sprenger Brewing Company of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1850 - 1873 Philip Frank 205 South Locust & Lime Streets
1873 - 1883 J. A. Sprenger, Action Brewery 205 South Locust & Lime Streets
1883 - 1891 Mrs. Adeline Sprenger, Excelsior Brewery 205 South Locust & Lime Streets
1891 - 1895 J. A. Sprenger, Excelsior Brewery 205 South Locust & Lime Streets
1895 - 1920 Sprenger Brewing Co. (Pre Prohibition) 205 South Locust & Lime Streets
1933 - 1951 Sprenger Brewing Company (Post Prohibition) 205 South Locust & Lime Streets
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-367
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

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26th January 1829    

John Abraham Sprenger Jr. was born in Reading, Pennsylvania.  He was raised in his family's brewery in Lancaster and took it over from his mother Elizabeth in 1867.  He ran the f... View More

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16th October 1833    

Adaline Ehrisman Sprenger was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  In 1852 she married brewer John Abraham Sprenger, Jr. and apparently became herself interested in the business of brewing.&... View More

1850     FoundedPhilip Frank 205 South Locust & Lime Streets

1873     J. A. Sprenger, Action Brewery205 South Locust & Lime Streets

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1876    

1883     Mrs. Adeline Sprenger, Excelsior Brewery205 South Locust & Lime Streets

1891     J. A. Sprenger, Excelsior Brewery205 South Locust & Lime Streets

1895     Sprenger Brewing Co. (Pre Prohibition)205 South Locust & Lime Streets

Products

Sprenger High Grade Beer
1895-1920
Sprenger Porter
1895-1920
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1908    

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28th January 1918    

Paul Heine purchased the Sprenger Brewery in Lancaster, PA at a sherrif's sale.

1933     Sprenger Brewing Company (Post Prohibition)205 South Locust & Lime Streets

Products

Old English Ale
1940-1948
Old Munchner Beer
1936-1948
Red Rose Ale
1933-1951
Red Rose Bock
1933-1951
Red Rose Beer
1933-1951
Red Rose Half & Half
1934-1948
Red Rose Porter
1934-1950
Sprenger Beer
1936-1951
Sprenger Famous Red Rose Beer
1933-1950
Sprenger Famous Red Rose Bock Beer
1933-1950
Sprenger Quality Unexcelled
1933-1950
Sprenger Quality Unexcelled
1933-1950
Sprenger Quality Unexcelled Half & Half
1933-1950
Sprenger's Red Rode Cream Ale
1933-1950
Sprenger's Red Rode Dark Beer
1933-1950
Sprenger's Red Rode Porter
1933-1950
1937Capacity 65000 Barrels
1939Capacity 20000 Barrels

1951 ClosedSprenger Brewing Company (Post Prohibition)