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Wm. Gretz Brewing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Dates Trade Name Historic Address
1861 - 1871 Albert Schwartz 1538 Germantown Ave
1871 - 1872 (John) Grundler & (Charles) Schwartz 1538 Germantown Ave
1873 - 1876 ohn Grundle 1538 Germantown Ave
1881 - 1909 Rieger & Gretz, Tivoli Brewery Germantown, Oxford, & Lawrence Streets
1881 - 1881 Leonard & Frank Rieger 1536/1538 Germantown & 404/408 Oxford St
1909 - 1920 Rieger & Gretz Brewing Co. Germantown, Oxford, & Lawrence Streets
1933 - 1960 Wm. Gretz Brewing Company Germantown, Oxford, & Lawrence Streets
  • The Fate of the Brewery building is unknown
  • U-Permit Number :   PA-U-340A
  • L-permit Number :  

Timeline

1861     FoundedAlbert Schwartz1538 Germantown Ave

News

5th October 1862    

William Gretz future partner in the Rieger & Gretz, Tivoli Brewery of Philadelphia, was born in Germany.

1871     (John) Grundler & (Charles) Schwartz1538 Germantown Ave

1873     ohn Grundle1538 Germantown Ave

1881     Leonard & Frank Rieger1536/1538 Germantown & 404/408 Oxford St

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Circa: 1900    

1909     Rieger & Gretz Brewing Co.Germantown, Oxford, & Lawrence Streets

Products

Rieger & Gretz Beer
1909-1920
News

13th March 1910    

Leonard Rieger, partner in the Rieger & Gretz Brewery, died at the age of 65 years.

1933     Wm. Gretz Brewing CompanyGermantown, Oxford, & Lawrence Streets

Products

Berts Beer
1955-1958
Bond Hill Beer
1949-1956
Brand X Beer
1956-1958
Diamond State Ale
1955-1960
Diamond State Bock
1955-1960
Diamond State Beer
1955-1960
Diamond State Porter
1955-1960
Exeter Ale
1953-1960
Exeter Bock
1953-1960
Exeter Porter
1953-1960
Exeter Beer
1953-1960
Germantown Beer
1955-1959
Gretz Ale
1933-1961
Gretz Bock
1933-1961
Gretz Half & Half
1933-1961
Gretz Beer
1933-1961
Gretz Dark Beer
1933-1950
Gretz Pilsener Beer
1933-1950
Gretz Porter
1935-1960
P. B. Class A Ale
1956-1961
P. B. Class A Bock
1956-1961
P. B. Class A Beer
1956-1961
York Ale
1954-1958
York Beer
1954-1958
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Begin: 1933     End 1940

1933 - 1940
1939Capacity 75000 Barrels
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Circa: 1939    

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Circa: 1946    

1960 ClosedWm. Gretz Brewing Company