J. Geo. Grauer Rigewood Park Brewery
Business Type: Brewery (NY 94 a & b)
Years of Operation: 1891 to 1910
Location: Willow & Cypress Ave’s, Brooklyn
Description: Information about this brewery can be found in One Hundred Years of Brewing (H.S. Rich & Co., 1903). According to this publication, “In December, 1891, the Ridgewood Park Brewery, of Brooklyn (Evergreen), New York, placed it’s first brew on the market. J. George Grauer, the proprietor is a native of Wurttemberg, coming to America when a youth”. This brewery was located on the border of Brooklyn & Queens and can be found listed Brooklyn Ridgewood (Queens) or Evergreen (Queens) depending on where you look.