Saturday, September 24, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Phyllis Shlafly

Passing: Phyllis Shlafly

It happened a while back but we wanted to acknowledge the passing of Phyllis Schlafly. She was known to the public as an important and controversial political activist and voice in the American social/political discourse over many years. Less known her tie to an important family in the modern history of American brewing. In the Read Article

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Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Oktoberfest American-style

Oktoberfest American-style

German-Americans are the largest self-reported ancestral group in the United States. So, it should not surprise that there are hundreds of large and small Oktoberfest celebrations held annually throughout the country. The largest is to be found at the  Oktoberfest Zinzinnati in Cincinnati. In fact, it is the third largest Oktoberfest in the world after Munich and Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 23, 20164:37 pm
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Oktoberfest Time

Oktoberfest Time

It’s now officially autumn, which means falling leaves, a new hockey season and Oktoberfest. A number of festivals can be found across the country, featuring German culture, lots of food and beer. The first Oktoberfest dates back to 1810 in Munich. It was a celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese Read Article

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Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into George Washington’s Beer ?

George Washington’s Beer ?

According to a local Fox affiliate station in New York, Blue Point Brewing Company made 30 barrels of “Colonial Ale”—a recipe the brew masters claim to have gotten from none other than America’s first President, George Washington. The brewery told  Fox5 that Washington originally wrote down the recipe in 1757 when he was a young colonel Read Article

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