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ABA-XXXVI
Annual Meeting
Canton, OH
June 27-July 1, 2017

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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. 204 November — December, 2016

Brewing in the Breunig Family by Scott Thompson
In Search of Flying Horses by Dean Blazek
Through the Years with Sehring Brewery Ceramics by Jack Sullivan
Proof of Earlby Linda Hoffman

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Upcoming Events
Saturday, February 4, 2017
A-1 Chapter: Way Our West Show
Phoenix Ale Brewery, 3002 E. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ
Rich Rich La Susa, (480) 452-4527186, rlasusa@aol.com

Sunday, February 5, 2017
North Star Chapter’s “Freeze Your Can” Annual Show
Flat Earth Brewing Co.’s parking lot (old Hamm’s brewing complex), 688 Minnehaha Ave E
St Paul, MN
Mike Mullally (651) 451-3786

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Dubuque Brew Fest
Mystique Community Ice Center
Dubuque, IA
www.dubuquebrewfest.com

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Port of Potosi Breweriana Show
St. Andrew/ Thomas School Gym, 101 Church St
Potosi, WI
Mike Kress (608) 642-0321 or Larry Bowden (608) 778-4869


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News
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The ABA Scanner is Coming to Springfield
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Darrell Smith named New ABA Executive Director
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October 13, 2014
Remembering John Seelow, 1942 — 2014
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July 25, 2014
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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.

Details and Registration Forms are available here.






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.




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