Tag Archives: Brewing Battles

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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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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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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Schlitz Palm Garden

Of the four days and three nights we were Milwaukee for the OAH we spent one day getting there, one day sightseeing, and one day and a half days actually going to the convention. On Saturday we spent the morning … 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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Better Late Than Never

The current issue of The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs has a review of Brewing Battles. The book was published over three and a half years ago but such delays are fairly common in academic reviewing. If you want … Continue reading

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Alcohol and the Modern State

Last week, I attended the Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Alcohol and Drug History Society. It was in Buffalo. I am a founding member of this organization, which was originally the Alcohol Temperance History group (ATHG). There were many nice … Continue reading

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The Interview

Here  are two links to my interview with Barry Eva: Interview with Barry Eva. If that doesn’t work  try this: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/across-the-pond

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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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