Tag Archives: Prohibition

Prohibition: A Nation of Immigrants, a Nation of Xenophobes

The anti-German sentiment that accompanied WWI provided the impetus to enact Prohibition. Continue reading

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Prohibition: The Left and the Right Collaborate, Produce a Fiasco

Suffragettes and Klansmen were allies in this fight. Continue reading

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Beer in New Jersey: All the Laws We Never Followed

NJ’s governor during Prohibition declared “I am as wet as the Atlantic Ocean” Continue reading

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Beer Barons of New Jersey: Gottfried Krueger and Max Hassel

A tale of immigrants and gangsters. Continue reading

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The History of Beer in New Jersey

The heyday of beer brewing in New Jersey was the early 20th century. In 1900 there were 51 NJ breweries, 25 in Newark. Continue reading

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