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Throw Back 100 Years: Anaheim Beer Sign circa 1916

We like to say Anaheim Brewery is “where the past has presence.”  The oversized black and white photos of pre-Prohibition bars in Anaheim give you the feeling of sharing the Tasting Room with folks from the past. If you look … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day: It’s Two for One Party Time

Anaheim Brewery’s Anniversary and Friedrich Conrad’s Birthday Smash-Up May 17th, 4 – 10 pm Anaheim Brewery’s first 50 years ran from 1870 up to 1920, when National Prohibition closed the taps.  I’m proud to say that while other cities voted … Continue reading

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Celebrate Founder’s Day at the Anaheim Brewery on May 18th!

Birthdays are always a great reason to celebrate, so join us in wishing a Happy 164th Birthday to Friedrich Conrad, proprietor of the Anaheim Brewery from 1872 to 1904.  Friedrich was born in Bavaria, Germany, in 1849, and arrived in … Continue reading

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Making History

The last time Anaheim Brewery produced a beverage, the only movies were silent ones that you had to go to the movie theater to watch! We made history this weekend by brewing our first batch in the modern Anaheim Brewery.  … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead, Part Two

Notable Souls of the Anaheim Brewery The second owner of the Anaheim Brewery was Friedrich Conrad.  Friedrich was born in Bavaria in 1849.  He trained as a cooper (barrel maker), and came to the United States when he was 17 … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Anaheim Brewery Blog.  As we get closer to opening, we’ll keep you posted on all the exciting things we’re doing as we bring brewing back to Downtown Anaheim.  “Anaheim Beer”, famous before Prohibition and a part of … Continue reading

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