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Gerhard Lang Brewing Co.
400 Best Street
Buffalo, New York

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The Gerhard Lang Brewing Company had its origins in a brewery operated by Philip Born.  In 1862, Gerhard Lang married Born's daughter and assumed control of the brewery a few years later.  By the time Prohibition arrived, Lang had a very sizable output of about 300,000 barrels.

During Prohibition, Lang produced a wide variety of cereal beverages and soft drinks, including AA Near Beer and Hyan-Dry Ginger Ale.  The brewery reopened after Prohibition was repealed, but lasted only until 1949.

Use the links along the left border to view some of the breweriana from the Gerhard Lang Brewing Company.

Copyright 2000, 2001 - J. Anthony Pompa
Last Revised - 27 January 2001