Tennent, Hugh

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Tennent, Hugh Gender: M
born on 31 October 1863 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Mount Vernon, Scotland, 55n51, 4w09
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°45' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 05°14 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 15°49'


Scottish brewer, the great-great-grandson of the founder (also Hugh Tennent) of the Tennent's brewery.

Hugh Tennent took a close interest in the German brewing industry and its rapid expansion into export markets. In 1881, he travelled on the first of many visits to Bavaria to familiarise himself with lager brewing.

Inspired by the Bavarian lagers Hugh Tennent first brewed Tennent's lager in 1885 He began production of Tennent's lager in 1885, having acquired his brother's share of the business a year earlier.

He died unmarried and childless in 1890.

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Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Alcohol business