American Breweriana Journal
No. 208 July August, 2017
Brewing in Lebanon, Pennsylvania' s Other Iron City by Rich Wagner
Gund's Bewery: "A Wonderful City, A Wonderful Beer" by Jack Sullivan
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August 24-26, 2017
BCCA CANvention 47
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Saturday, August 26, 2017
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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Oktoberfest Swap Meet
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|Annual Meeting Details Announced
The joint ECBA 45th & ABA 36th Annual Convention will be held June 27 - July 1, 2017 in Canton, OH.
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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.
The Western Brewer Journal archival project has turned out to be a much larger & expensive project than originally forecasted.
The number of pages to be archived is more than double the estimate at the start of the project. ABA has currently archived over 250,000 pages, 66 of the 85 years. We recently discovered the Beer Institute does not have all the years of the Journals so we have to find a source for the missing years.
ABA is considering software for viewing all online media including the Journals in a format other than a PDF. The software must be comparable with our database system and one that most of our members can access.
The end of 2017 is our current estimate to have the Journals online and available to the membership.
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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.