Beer: A History of Brewing in Chicago


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Skilnik takes readers back in time to the beginnings of an industry that once wielded tremendous influence, wealth, and power over Chicago. He goes on to describe a contemporary Chicago, where some of the biggest national breweries battle to fill the void left by the closing of the last local old-time brewery. Serving up a heady dose of brewing history, BEER takes you back to the Great Chicago Fire and the Roaring Twenties, the days of Al Capone and Prohibition. It chronicles the invasion of Chicago by Milwaukee breweries ...

Beer: A History of Brewing in Chicago 2006, Barricade Books

ISBN-13: 9781569803127