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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+)

The Turners

Ludlow Lagoon Park

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

Bavarian Brewery Sold & Closed

BrewWorks & Jillian's

As A Possible Casino - Columbia Sussex

Kenton County Government Center

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

Riedlin-Schott Community Room - Homage to the families


For collectible items from particularly former and older breweries, items are displayed from over two dozen Breweriana categories. All of these were modified for use on smartphones. However, the most more popular ones are:

Beer Ball Knobs / Tap Markers)

Beer Labels

Bottles, Cases & Cartons

Cans (Cones & Flat Tops)

Coasters & Napkins

Crowns / Bottle Caps

Foam Scrapers & Drinkware

Openers / for Bottles & Cans

Shelf & Back Bar Items

Signs - Backlit

Signs -Neon

Patches & Pins

Posters & Postcards

Trays / Chargers


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

Trademark from Tray B in B.png

The Historic and Former
Bavarian Brewery

In Covington, Kentucky

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