Beer in Brooklyn




A collection of articles that appeared in the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper, on beer and breweries in Brooklyn during the last half of the Nineteenth Century.


The Brooklyn Eagle is available in a digital version on-line.






How The Beer is Made -  July 31, 1865



Lager Beer -Where and How the Beverage is Made

 Brewers and Breweries in the Eastern District -  August 2, 1870


Some Accounts of the Beverages in the Relations to Brooklyn

 Where Lager was First Made  - June 23, 1873


 Lager Beer - A Trip Through the Breweries of Williamsburgh

How the Teutonic Beverage is Manufactured

A Million Kegs of Beer -  August 12, 1875


 Drinks- Good, Bad, Indifferent and Poisonous Beverages

January 7, 1883

 More About Beer 

The Varieties Made in Austria and Other Countries

English Ale - How its Importation Affects the American Article

April 6, 1884 


   A Day's Journey Through a Great Brooklyn Brewery

November 9, 1884


   Ale & Lager Beer

Beverages that Have Gained in Favor with Drinkers
  December 20, 1885


  Lager - How Beer has Prevailed Among All Nationalites

Statistics - Twenty-one Per Cent. of the Malt Liquor of the Union Consumed in Brooklyn and New York

June 18, 1886 


   About Ale Brewing

Effect of Lager on the Older Beverage

Materials Used - The Question of Temperance - Historical Facts

August 29, 1886