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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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Annual Meeting
Dubuque, IA
June 10-14, 2014

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American Breweriana Journal
No. 189 May - June, 2014

Two Early Breweries of Dubuque, Iowa by Mark Wiseman and Kevin Kious
Proof of Tom by Linda T. Hoffman
Breweries to Visit on Your Way to ABA XXXIII by Scott Reich

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ABA Members can download and read every past and future issue on their computer, iPhone, iPad or any device that can read a PDF! Available online as soon as they are shipped to the publisher, and ready to enjoy the Journal before it arrives in the mail!

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2014 ABA Board of Directors Election
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Library Renovation Project Fundraiser
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2014 Annual Meeting, Dubuque Iowa!
The 33rd Annual Meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn downtown Dubuque June 10 through 14, 2014.

The meeting will include a day at the National Brewery Museum™ & Library, Home Tours, and Minhas Brewery tour. Many  “on you own” sites and tours available throughout the Dubuque area. Room to room trading and other events are planned with a Big Buy/Sell Show on Saturday ending with an Awards Banquet in the evening! 

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Former Schmidt's Brewer, St. Paul, MN

Online Brewery Database

The ABA Breweries Database has many features such as photos; production capacities and line information just to name a few. Using American Breweries II as the starting point, this database is intended to be a dynamic ever-expanding resource incorporating additional information supplied by our Members.

ABA Members have full access to the entire database, can search by any combination of criteria, and can submit corrections and additional information to be incorporated. Non-Members have limited access, and are able to browse brewery names, dates and locations.

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February 13, 2014
Lance’s Brewery Tour Continues!
Mark your calendars...Lance’s Brewery Tour is officially coming to Potosi Wisconsin.”A Beer Genius with Autism”

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February 12, 2014
Brewer Count Continues To Grow!
The United States saw an ever-higher number of new breweries enter the market in 2013. The majority of the 948 new permi...
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January 10, 2014
Minhas Craft Brewery Restarts Production After Fire!
Minhas Craft Brewery in Monroe Wisconsin, announced it would start making new batches of beer the week of January 20 - t...
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December 3, 2013
Looking for a Unique Christmas Gift?
Need a last minute unique gift? Why not a Membership to ABA! Six issues of a great magazine, access to a brewery databas...
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Upcoming Events
April 19, 2014
Cascade Chapter After Taxes Party
Pete’s Lair Tavern, 17720 SE McLoughlin Blvd 6pm Dinner & Raffle
Contact:Rich Horrocks 503-653-0312

April 19, 2014
Rainier Chapter Swap Meet
Masonic Lodge

April 24, 2014
Museum of Beer & Brewing Brewer’s Dinner at Historic Miller Caves
4251 W State St 6:00pm 5 course dinner hosted by Dr David Ryder $100per person/$95 for MBB Mbrs
Contact:Darrell Smith

April 24-May 3, 2014
Vienna Beer Tour

Contact:John Ahrens 856-235-2496


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