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SEPT 4, 1781

City of Los Angeles is founded.

1874

Philadelphia Brew House Brewery is established near Union Station.

1874

German immigrants Joseph Maier and George Zobelein buy the Philadelphia Brew House Brewery and rename it “Maier & Zobelein Brewer.”

1907

Zobelein puchases Maier & Zobelein Brewery, renames it the LA Brewing Brand Beer.

1919-1933

Prohibition makes LA brewers go dark (or at least pretend to).

1942

Employees at Acme Brewery located at 2104 East 49th St., Los Angeles, earned $1.63 an hour (which includes 8 hours overtime brewing beer for the war effort).

1948

Eastside Brand Beer and LA Brewing Co. are sold to Pabst.

1997

Michael Bowe, an award winning homebrewer, founds Angel City Brewery.

2004

Bowe purchases an 8,000 barrel German­made brewery in Alpine Village off e-­Bay.

SEPT 22, 2010

Bowe moves Angel City Brewery to the John A. Roebling building in Downtown LA the Arts District.

JAN 5, 2012

A&S Brewing acquires Angel City Brewery and does major renovations to the space.

May 4, 2013

Angel City hosts Heritage Festival, the official grand opening celebration of the new Brewery and Public House, becoming the first new brewery in DTLA in the 21st century.