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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.

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American Breweriana Journal
No. 197 September — October, 2015

Anniual Meeting — ABA-XXXIV, Phoenix, Arizona
A Brief History of a St. Paul Brewery by Barry Travis
Milwaukee and its Breweries Poking Fun by ack Sullivan

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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.

Darrell Smith Named ABA Executive Director
ABA welcomes Darrell Smith, a retired teacher from Milwaukee, and an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the US Peace Corps, as he transitions into his new role as ABA Executive Director in April 2015.

Along with a rich background as a teacher and traveller, Darrell brings his experience as member and President of the
Museum of Beer and Brewing board of directors to his new job. He looks forward to the new challenge that the ABA will provide and meeting as many members as possible. It will be a learning experience. You can find out more about Darrell here...

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.

Its not surprising, then,...
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Upcoming Events
October 9-10, 2015
42nd Annual Guzzle n Twirl
Aldrich Arena 1850 White Bear Ave
Maplewood, MN
Dave Wendl (651) 731-9573

October 17, 2015
6th Annual Breweriana Collectibles Show
Americas Best Value Inn, 2000 W. 18th St. S. Newton
Newton, IA
Tony Stice: (641) 787-1149 or (641) 831-9725

October 18, 8 am to 2 pm
Port of Potosi Flea Market and Beer Collectable Extravaganza
Potosi Brewery Parking Lot
Potosi, WI
Mike Kress at 608-642-0321 or

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8am to 1pm
Warren Hardaker 32nd Annual Watsonville Collectible Trade Show
Holiday Inn Express Watsonville
Watsonville, CA
Corry Weidman-Sibell 209-518-7434


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