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No. 159 May - June 2009

Cover
Sign for M. Ruoff's Weiss Beer of Philadelphia, PA Fink Collection

Features
Philadelphia's Weiss Beer Brewers Rich Wagner 9
Evolution of the Meister Brau Label Bob Kay 19
The Back Bar: The Fine Points of Dating John Bain 29

Vignettes
30th Anniversary of the Blue Gray Breweriana Show 14
Featured Brewer: Yards Brewing Company, Philadelphia, PA Rich Wagner 15
The Master Brew Randy Carlson 16
On the Bookshelf: A History of the A. Gettelman Brewing Company Nancy Gettelman 18
New York; Some Interesting Crowns John Vetter 22
Can Collector's Corner: Valley Forge Beer Mark Benbow 26
Port of Potosi 2009 Breweriana & Collectible Show Larry Bowden 35
What's Hot, What's Not on E-Bay Matt Knoblauch 40
Hopping To It Jeremiah McWilliams 42

Departments
ABA Coaster Source Scott Reich 32
ABA Label Source Bob Meyer 33
Upcoming Breweriana Events 34
Back Roads 36
ABA People, Places and Things Doug Hoverson 38
ABA Exchange Reports 44
The Brewery Browse 46

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Tri-State Taste of Barley Brew Fest John Dutcher 6
President Report Len Chylack 8
Financial Report as of December 31, 2008 John Seelow 45







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