The American Breweriana Association Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt educational and historical corporation founded in 1982.

Our purpose is to advance the public knowledge of brewing and breweriana; to serve historians and collectors, and dedicated to the preservation of the memories and artifacts of America’s historic breweries!

Membership consists of almost 3000 members in the USA and around the world. ABA is in partnership with the Potosi Museum Foundation to restore and support a National Brewery Museum in Potosi Wisconsin.

We are America’s most active Breweriana organization!

Officers & Board Members

Tim Bowers


Ijamsville, MD

Tom Curran

Vice President

Platteville, WI

Dave Helman

Recording Secretary

Salem, IA

Ray Barber

National Director

Erie, PA

Pat Boyer

National Director

Waukesha, WI

Chad Cook

National Director

Hillard, OH

Tom Curran

National Director

Platteville, WI

Bill Nietz

National Director

Rochester, MN

Herb Page

National Director

Davenport, IA

Roger Stanford

National Director

Holmen, WI

Chad Campbell

National Director

Reading, PA

Darrell Smith

Executive Director

Manitowish Waters, WI

Held Positions

Larry Bowden

ABA Museum Foundation, President

Platteville, WI

Dwayne Sutton

ABA Registered Agent

Elizabeth, CO

Bob Pirie

American Breweriana Journal, Editor

Oakdale, MN

Greg Meyer

Immediate Past President

Asbury, IA

Herb Page

Potosi Brewery Foundation

Davenport, IA