Bavarian Brewery Website

All the main menu items are accessible via a mobile device or smartphone, as well as those summarized below. However, most of the History time periods and certain Breweriana items, are best viewed by computer, laptop or pad.

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.

Other on-line presentations related to these ads are:

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

Posters of Pugilists / Fighters: c. 1954 -1956

Selected Historical Periods & Sections

Brewery Tunnels (1910+).

Riedlin Co's. & Prohibition.

George Remus & The Roaring 20s.

Brewing Equipment Summary (in the 1940s).  There is a poster of the Barvarian/s Brewing Process and photos located in original doors of the Brew House dated from 1911 that show the Brewing Equipment used on each floor.

The Tap Room, Its Steins & Drink Tokens.

Plant No. 2 & Heidelberg Brewery.

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.

     Community Involvement: Of Wm. Riedlin

     Resolutions of Respect:  To Wm. Riedlin c. 1919

J.M. Schott Sons & The William C. Schott Family:   From 1938 to 1965


For collectible items from particularly former and older breweries, items are displayed from over two dozen categories. However, those that are fairly popular and that were modified for use on smartphones include:

Beer Ball Knobs / Tap Markers):

Cans (Cones & Flat Tops):

Coasters & Napkins:

Crowns / Bottle Caps:

Foam Scrapers & Drinkware:

Neon Signs:

Patches & Pins:

 Openers / for Bottles & Cans:


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