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The Breweries of Kensington and Beyond

Table of Contents

Subject

Page

Introduction

1

Analyzing the list of Kensington breweries

2

The Breweries of Kensington and Philadelphia's "Final Four"

4

Schmidt's

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Ortlieb's

8

Gretz

9

Esslinger's

10

Breweries in Kensington: Fairhill Brewery, Fred Feil

11

Theordore Finkenauer

12

Wm. Heimgaertner's Kensington Brewery (Proto)

13

Jos. Rieger, Jos. Straubmuller

14

Weisbrod & Hess, Oriental Brewery

15

Philip Zaun's Weiss Beer Brewery

16

Brewerytown Connections- Elizabeth Vollmer

17

List of Kensington breweries with Brewerytown Connection

18

New Tennant for an Old Brewery, Yards Revives Kensington Tradition

19

Appendix 1 - Kensington Breweries listed by Company or Individual

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Appendix 2 - Kensington Breweries listed by American Breweries II #

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Appendix 3 - Kensington Breweries listed in Geographic Clusters

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Appendix 4 - Kensington Breweries Production: 1879, 1902, 1913, 1941

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Appendix 5 - Philadelphia Brewery Production: 1879, 1902, 1913, 1941

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Ordering Information

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