Category Archives: History

Beer Tourism

From March 31 to April 8, New Hampshire will be celebrating the third annual Craft Beer  Week. New Hampshire has sixty-three breweries and ten distributors.  Events such as a Craft Beer Week, which is marketing beer as a tourist activity, … Continue reading

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Beer History

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently hires Theresa McCulla to oversee its American Brewing History Initiative. The Brewers Association, the trade organization for small and craft brewers is funding the three-year position. McCulla is completing a Ph.D at … Continue reading

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Beer and Taxes

At the end of January Congress introduced the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act. The bill would reduce the tax rate for large and small brewers. Both the Beer Institute which primarily represents mega brewers such as Anheuser Busch … Continue reading

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200 and Counting

The post I did last week on the Women’s March was my two hundredth  on this WordPress blog. It was my 238th post if you count the thirty-eight I did  when I had a website hosted by Network solutions which … Continue reading

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Women’s March 2017

I went to the Women’s March in Boston last Saturday and found it to be an inspiring experience. I will need that inspiration because Donald Trump’s first few days as President have been terrible. Eight years ago, I attended President … Continue reading

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Plans for 2017

Last year was not such a good year, for either the country or this blog. Apparently I only blogged once – to complain about BlueHost, the company that hosts this website. BlueHost contracted with a company called Sitelock who contacted … Continue reading

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Bad Blue Host

This website is hosted by Bluehost.  I had been satisfied with their service for several years. Two days ago I stated getting very aggressive phone calls from a company named Sitelock. They claimed that there is malware on my website. … Continue reading

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Effects of Alcohol

Someone used my contact form which you could access here to ask if I would post or link to the following website.  Alcohol is certainly a drug and therefore it has a physiological effect on the body.  The website focuses … Continue reading

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Updates

I am doing some long postponed work on this website. I have added news about my upcoming paper at the ADHS conference in Bowling Green,Ohio, June 18-21, 2015. I have also finally published my Links page which contains some of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Alcohol Production for Legal Marijuana

According to an article in the New York Times, Colorado is getting fewer taxes from the sale of recreational marijuana than the state expected. The creation of a legal marijuana market has occurred within the context of states increasingly turning … Continue reading

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