Advertisement placed by Tony Faust promoting Anheuser-Busch beer at his restaurant

May 16, 1881

May 1881 advertisement in the St Louis Post-Dispatch by Tony Faust promoting his beer garden and restaurant and drawing attention to the Anheuser-Busch beer he had on tap. During Anheuser’s lifetime and for a few years after his death, the brewery placed few advertisements in newspapers and the only direct commercial advertisements for Anheuser-Busch beer that appeared in print were the result of Faust’s advertising. “Keep Cool!” St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 16, 1881, p. 1.