This morning, brewery owner Gayle Benson announced there is a “process underway to change the name of Dixie Brewery and all Dixie-branded products.” Continue Reading
I wonder how much Jax Brewing Company paid Dave Bartholomew to cut this track back in 1950? The song is little more than a two plus minute elegy to the common lager that was widely available at bars and corner stores in that long ago time.
It is a jumper though.
Jackson Bohemian Brewery, locally known as Jax Beer, was founded by 27 year old Alsatian German immigrant Lawrence Fabacher in 1890 at 600 Decatur Street. The building was designed and constructed by fellow German Dietrich Einsiedel. Thos. Hofer was employed as head brewer after being spirited away from rival Weckerling Brewery. Continue Reading
When one rich guy, Jim Koch, decided to help another rich guy, Sam Calagione, get even richer we yawned. It’s not like Miller came into Louisiana and bought Great Raft.
We just didn’t care. Continue Reading
Rumors were flying in Amsterdam earlier this month that the property where Butcher’s Tears resides had been sold and the brewery was going to be forced off the block. Continue Reading