A snapshot of New York’s brewing history: Brooklyn’s Schaefer Brewery

An interesting tidbit on New York State’s rich brewing history from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle:

After 130 years in operation, the Schaefer Brewery closed its production facilities in Brooklyn on March 29, 1976. New Yorkers were chiefly imbibing ales, stouts and porters of the English style until the 1840s, when German braumeisters began to arrive on the New World shores with the lagers devised by their ingenious Bavarian forebears…

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