Joseph Fallert Brewing Co
Business Type: Brewery
Years of Operation: 1878 to 1920 (soft drink production continued until 1932)
Location: 52-66 Meserole St. & (with offices/expanded operations also listed on Lorimer St. Brooklyn)
Description: Joseph Fallert was among one of the biggest names in the Brooklyn brewing industry. As a German immigrant Fallert was said to have worked under some of the other famous breweries of the 1860’s/70’s most notably working under Otto Huber. According to Will Anderson’s book “Breweries of Brooklyn” Fallert opened their own bottling works in 1892 and produced over 50,000 barrels a year by 1900. Overall The business remained open as a brewery for 42 years then produced non-alcoholic drinks from 1920 until closure in 1932. The building, which is red brick with an ornate castle like appearance still stands unused on Meserole St. as of 2020.