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Bitter Brew by William Knoedelseder
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Things I learned from this book:

- The 18th Amendment - Prohibition Act. (December 8th 1917)
- Bung - the hole in barrel stopped with a rubber plug.
- Bunging - ceremonial process of removing the plug to pour the beer.
- Pre-active vs Pro-active management styles
- Sternewirth Privilege (The providing of brewery employees with free beer)

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Reading Progress

June 24, 2019 – Shelved
June 24, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
October 3, 2019 – Started Reading
October 13, 2019 – Finished Reading

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Kevin “Budweiser spells temperance.“
- Busch family pre-prohibition ad campaign, promoting beer over liquor.


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