Minck Bros. & Co. Lager Beer

Business Type: Bottling Company

Years of Operation: 1885-1965

Location: 45 to 53 Beaver St. Brooklyn

Description: Minck Bros had a very successful business producing and bottling soda & mineral waters. Although Minck Bro’s did not actually brew beer themselves they bottled beer for other large establishments in NYC including William Ulmer and Claus Lipsius.

Minck Bro’s bottles are very common due to the popularity of the company’s wide range of beverages. The front is embossed w/ company name and Brooklyn ED for “Eastern District” which was the heavily German populated area within the city that was known for brewing
(reverse side of first picture) This particular bottle is rare compared to other Minck Bro’s bottles in that the reverse is embossed “Lager Beer”