Tuesday, April 27, 2010

April 27

April 27, 1933: The Genesee Brewing Comany, recently re-established from the former Genesee Brewery and parts of neighboring Bartholomay brewery, begins beer shipments following the end of Prohibition.  Genesee's Liebotschaner Beer is announced as the best "Post-Repeal Brew".  A victory party is held at the Power's Hotel with over 4000 in attendance.

Sources and Further Reading:
  1.  High Falls Brewing: History and Timeline (Archived at: http://web.archive.org/web/20080802220655/http://www.highfalls.com/historyandtimeline.html)
  2. Wikipedia: Genesee Brewing Company
  3. Rochester History; vol LIV, no. 2, Spring 1992
  4. Photo: This vintage sign currently hangs over the bar in Charity's Restaurant, Killington, VT - http://www.charitysrestaurant.com/

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