The first and the last

20 Jun

There is some dispute as to whether or not Rockaway Brewing Company is the first brewery in Queens since New York was a beer haven in the 40s and 50s. We’re working on settling that. But in the mean time we think we’ve found the last brewery that existed in Queens back then. The brewery pictured above existed under the name Burke brewery until 1949 and then Guinness took over in 1954. We’re still investigating this …

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