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Widman Brewing Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1880 - 1883 (Edward) Benz & (Francis) Fennel Old York Road
1883 - 1884 Edward Benz Old York Road
1884 - 1888 Carl Eckert 2 Old York Road
1888 - 1920 Jacob Widman & Co., Monocacy Brewery 2 Old York Road
1933 - 1934 Widman's Brewery (Aka of J. Widman Brewi... 1 Old York Road
1933 - 1934 J. Widman Brewing Co. Inc. 1 Old York Road Circa
1934 - 1938 Widman Brewing Co. 1 Old York Road Circa
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-300A
  • L-permit Number :  

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News

11th October 1845    

Carl Eckert was born in Stuttgart, Germany.  At age 21 in 1866 he emigrated to America, landing first in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  A year later he took opportunity at the city Rolling Mill... View More

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14th January 1846    

Edward Benz was born in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  He emigrated to America in 1868, at age 22, and settled in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  In 1870 he married Katherine Kohlm... View More

1880     Founded(Edward) Benz & (Francis) FennelOld York Road

1883     Edward BenzOld York Road

1884     Carl Eckert2 Old York Road

1888     Jacob Widman & Co., Monocacy Brewery2 Old York Road

Products

Widman's Extra Beer
1888-1920

1933     J. Widman Brewing Co. Inc.1 Old York Road Circa

Products

Widman's Lager Beer
1933-1934

1934     Widman Brewing Co.1 Old York Road Circa

Products

Ferraros Ale
1933-1935
Ferraros Beer
1933-1935
Old Fashion Beer
1934-1938
Old Fashioned Porter
1935-1938
Old Fashioned Beer
1935-1938
Old Fashioned Bock
1934-1936
Royal Beer
1933-1934
Royal Beer
1935-1938
Widman's Ale
1934-1938
Widman's Porter
1934-1938
Widman's Beer
1934-1938

1938 ClosedWidman Brewing Co.