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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. 200 March — April, 2016

The Suntory Bird Set by Mark Benbow
Funning and Punning with Beer by Jack Sullivan
Brass Castle Brewery by Bryan Monaco

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 ABA would appreciate your help in this rare opportunity to digitally preserve these historical documents of the Brewing Industry.

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2016 ABA Board of Directors Election
ABA Members! Vote online today for your 2016-2018 Board of Directors. On the ballot are Ray Barber, David Helman, Jerry Janiszewski, Rich LaSusa, and Scott Reich. Ballots must be completed by May 15, 2016. Cast your online vote here!

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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October 13, 2014
Remembering John Seelow, 1942 ó†2014
ABA is sad to report the death of its best friend, John Seelow on Thursday October 9, 2014.

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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.

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Upcoming Events
February 17-19, 2016
Hamm's Beer & General Breweriana Show
Medina Entertainment Center, HWY 55 west of I-494
Medina, MN
Contact The Med1na Inn at (800) 643-9211 and ask for the Hammís Club Block or email

February 27, 2016
Kick the Winter Doldrums Show
The Shack Sports Grill, 151 W. Mineral Ave. #101
Littleton, CO
Jim McCoy,, †720 420-9942

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Not-So-Irish Swap Meet
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Portland, OR
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March 17-19, 2016
The Fourtieth Annual Luck O' The Irish Mini-Canvention and Breweriana Show
Cincinnati Airport Marriott, 2395 Progress Dr
Hebron, KY
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