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Happy National Beer Day

Today is National Beer Day. It commemorates the day drinking beer became legal after fourteen years of Prohibition. In 2008, on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the event, I wrote the following blog post about Repeal. The post also included information  … Continue reading

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Do women like beer?

The stereotypical picture of a beer drinker is a man who guzzles a six-pack at a sporting event. Most beer advertising, especially for mega produced beer, focuses on attracting this consumer prototype. This, of course, has led to a great … Continue reading

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Jacob Ruppert Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Today, Jacob Ruppert, legendary owner of the New York Yankees and a prominent New York brewer, was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the Pre-Integration Era Committee. This committee considers players, owners, and umpires “whose contributions to the … Continue reading

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Statistics

Since  I  moved my website from Network Solution Servers to Bluehost servers, the statistics for the site have been reset. I thought it would be interesting to look at what were my top blog posts for the almost three years … Continue reading

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Happy Repeal Day

Today is the seventy-eight anniversary of Repeal. I am re-posting something I wrote three years ago for the seventy-fifth anniversary. It was posted on my pre-wordpress blog so I am not sure how many people read it. Prohibition happened because of deep … Continue reading

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Beer Radio

I will  talk with Ginger Johnson from WomenEnjoyBeer on her radio show, BeerRadio, today at 8 p.m. est. Please tune in.

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On the Radio

I will be a guest on “A Book and a Chat” on blogtalkradio, Tuesday March 1st  – 6:30pm. “A Book and a Chat” has proved a hugely popular radio program with people of all ages. With two hundred shows already … Continue reading

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76 Years of Beer Cans

Today is the 76th anniversary of the beer can. In To commemorate the occasion, I am posting an excerpt from Brewing Battles: A History of American Beer (Algora, 20070), pages 106-107. The American Can Company had developed a viable beer … Continue reading

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Onto Next Year

I don’t usually make specific New Year’s resolutions. I do frequently make lists and sometimes they include more long-term goals or projects. Over a year ago, I started tweeting, which led to a chain reaction where I wound up blogging … Continue reading

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Repeal 77 Years Later

December 5 was the seventy-seventh anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition. Jay Brooks has a video from the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) on his site. Two years ago, to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary, I wrote a series of posts about … Continue reading

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