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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. 198 November — December, 2015

Southeastern Pa. man sampling world's beers by Natalie Smith
Brewery Song Books by Jack Sullivan
Slideout Openers by Rich Wagner

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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 ABA would appreciate your help in this rare opportunity to digitally preserve these historical documents of the Brewing Industry.

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ABA XXXIV Annual Meeting
June 9-13, 2015

Enjoy five days at the ABA family reunion of Breweriana buy-sell-trade action, great tours, renewed friendships, and taking care of business in Phoenix, AZ.

April 1, 2015
Darrell Smith named New ABA Executive Director
Darrell received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in education. After graduation he ser...
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October 13, 2014
Remembering John Seelow, 1942 — 2014
ABA is sad to report the death of its best friend, John Seelow on Thursday October 9, 2014.

John was very special...
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July 25, 2014
Favorite Adult Beverage?
Beer! More Americans say they prefer a pint over a glass of vino or a cocktail, according to a new Gallop poll.

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May 24, 2014
Top 10 Beer- Selling Holidays
This summer, more than 38 million American households are expected to buy a cold beer.

It’s not surprising, then,...
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Upcoming Events
December 10, 2015
Olde Froth Christmas Party
Teutonia Club, 857 Phineas St
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Sunday, February 7, 2016
North Star Brewery’s “Freeze Your Can”
Summit Brewery
St Paul, MN
Mike Mulally 651-451·3786

February 13, 2016
Port of Potosi Eighth Annual Cave Party
Potosi Brewery
Potosi, WI
Mike Kress 608-763-2042 or 608-642-0321

Sunday, February 14, 2016
Milwaukee Antique Bottle and Advertising Show
Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI
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