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Bitburger brewery

Bitburger brewery
Bitburger brewery

Bitburger brewery (Bitburger Brauerei Th. Simon GmbH) is a large German brewery founded in 1817 by Johann Wallenborn.

Bitburger ranks number 3 among Germany's best selling breweries with annual sales of 3.86 million hectolitres in 2008, the best known product being Bitburger Premium Pils.


Johann Peter Wallenborn founded the brewery in Bitburg in 1817 at the age of 33. His father owned a brewery in Kyllburg. Three years after Wallenborn's death in 1839 Ludwig Bertrand Simon married into the family business and became owner of the brewery, naming it Simonbrau. His son, Theobald Simon, took over the brewery in 1876 at the age of twenty-nine.

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