F.J. Steenwerth Cincinnati Bottled Lager Beer

Business Type: Beer Bottler

Years of Operation: 1870’s – 1880’s?

Location: 335 Court Street, Brooklyn

Description: An advertisement for F.J. Steenwerth bottling in “The Brooklyn Daily Eagle” newspaper on June 19th 1880. Has several beers offered: Fine Table Lager, Toledo Beer, Rochester Beer, Cincinnati Beer, Milwaukee Beer, Philadelphia Ale, Philadelphia Porter. The ad also states “Deliver to any part of Brooklyn, F.J. Steenwerth”. Prices are also listed at between 65 cents to $1.09 per dozen depending on the beer. (this puts the price of a single bottle of beer at 5-9 cents)