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ABA-XXXV
Annual Meeting
Springfield, IL
June 7-12, 2016

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National Brewery Museum™
The American Breweriana Association, through the ABA Museum Foundation and in partnership with the Potosi Museum Foundation, has restored the former Potosi Brewery at Potosi, Wisconsin into the National Brewery Museum & Research Library.

Located in the Potosi Brewery Complex at 209 S. Main Street in Potosi Wisconsin. Open Tuesday through Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. (After March 12, 2012 Open Daily 10 am to 6 pm)

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American Breweriana Journal
No. 203 September — October, 2016

ABA XXXV Springfield by Doug Hoverson

How Gluek's Beer became the "First Prize Beer" by Barry Travis

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Upcoming Events
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Newlin Grist Millís Fall Harvest Festival, Colonial Brewing Demonstration
219 S. Cheyney Road
Glen Mills, PA
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Sunday, October 2, 2016 9am-3pm
Westmont Strohís BUY/SELL/TRADE SHOW
V.F.W. Hall, 400 E. Devon Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL
Ray Capek 630-778-1482 or Robert Brown 847-223-3419

Saturday, October 8 and Sunday October 9, 10 am to 5 pm
Somerset Weekend Journey Through the Past, Colonial tavern Life

Somerset, NJ
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Saturday, October 15, 2016
A-1 Chapter Show
Phoenix Ale Brewery 3002 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ
Contact Rich La Susa, 480-452-7186 rlasusa@aol.com


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Western Brewer Journals Digial Archives
The Beer Institute in Washington, D. C. has agreed to loan the National Brewery Museum Library their rare complete collection of Western Brewer Journals from 1876 to 1960. These rare Journals will be digitally archived and made available to ABA members and the public at the library.

Our goal is to have all the Journal digitally archived by June 2016. ABA would appreciate your help in this rare opportunity to digitally preserve these historical documents of the Brewing Industry.

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The ABA Scanner is Coming to Springfield
The ABA scanner will be at the ABA Annual Meeting in Springfield, IL in June 2016.

Do you have rare brewery related books or documents you would like to share with the breweriana community? Please bring them to the annual meeting in Springfield and they will be digitally archived and returned to you before you leave the show. Please contact Len Chylack before bringing any books or documents to the show.





Identifying Fake Breweriana
ABA would like to thank Larry Handy #2694, for allowing us to publish this article. Larry is the editor of ECBA's KEG and this article just appeared In the Winter 2016 isssue. Knowledge is the only way to stop this gigantic problem in our hobby. Read Here.




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