Bavarian Brewery Website

Certain parts of this site have been designed to be more accessible to anyone using a mobile device or smartphone, including all the main tabs. However, for the History periods and the Breweriana categories, they are best viewed by computer, laptop or pad. Especially if you may be visiting this brewery, the links below provide more information about certain items that are part of the exhibit. These links also provide a good overall insight into this brewery.

Advertisements Telling the History of the Brewery

Much of the history of the brewery can be found through mostly newspaper ads, or the shows Bavarian sponsored, which are presented as follows:

1880s - 1919:  Before Prohibition.

1935  -  1945:  After Prohibition and before WWII.

1946  -  1956:  After WWII through the mid 1950's.

1957  -  1966:  After the Bavarian's modified their name - until they closed.

Bavarian's (Radio / TV) Shows: 1938 - 1950s

View the Equipment Used by Bavarian Brewing Co.

 The Brewing Equipment Summary shows photos of the equipment used and describes the brewing process.

The Families Who Owned Bavarian Brewing Co.

The Riedlin and Schott families were linked together through marriage and owned the Bavarian Brewery for an incredible period of 83 years.

William Riedlin Family: 

  From 1882 to 1937.

Resolutions of Respect: 

  To Wm. Riedlin c. 1919

J.M. Schott Sons & The William C. Schott Family:

  From 1938 to 1965

The background is a portion of the Bavarian Brewery Exhibit in the Kenton Co. Gov't Center

located at 1840 Simon Kenton Way, Covington, KY

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The Historic and Former
Bavarian Brewery

In Covington, Kentucky