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Birmingham Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in the Magic by Carla Jean Whitley

By Carla Jean Whitley

below fifteen years after the delivery of Birmingham, its brewing heritage all started, and shortly saloons dotted approximately each nook. Prohibition, despite the fact that, decimated the brewing scene for eighty-five years. even supposing nationwide Prohibition started in 1920, Jefferson County voted to move dry in 1907. Alabama beer observed a short resurgence after the Brewpub Act of 1992, as craft beer�s recognition grew national. however the brewpubs and breweries that emerged struggled opposed to the state�s restrictive legislation, which integrated such conditions as finding brewpubs in old districts and proscribing beer bottle sizes to 16 oz.. by the point grass-roots lobbying association unfastened the Hops shaped in 2004 to struggle these restrictive legislation, each Birmingham brewery had closed. sign up for writer Carla Jean Whitley as she uncovers the fight to make neighborhood beer a Birmingham staple.

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