Apps, Jerry. Breweries of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1992.

A good history of brewing in Wisconsin, including many photos.

Bull, Donald, Manfred Friederich and Robert Gottschalk. American Breweries. Trumbull, CT: Bullworks, 1984.

Lists every licensed brewery in the U.S. through 1984.

Jackson, Michael. The Simon and Schuster Pocket Guide to Beer, Third Edition. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

The world's most famous beer writer has a new edition of his excellent pocket guide to beer. This inexpensive pocket-sized volume lists over 1500 significant beers world-wide and is a perfect companion for vacations or trips to the beer store.

Jackson, Michael. Michael Jackson's Beer Companion, Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Book Publishers, 1993.

Comprehensive glossy coffee-table book about the world's beers, but not much about cheap U.S. beers.

Kroll, Wayne L. Badger Breweries: Past and Present. Jefferson, WI: Wayne L. Kroll, 1976.

Comprehensive reference for Wisconsin bottle collectors.

Robertson, James D. The Great American Beer Book. Ottawa, IL: Caroline House Publishers, 1978.

History and reviews of beer available in the U.S.

Wright, Larry, editor. The Beer Can. Beer Can Collectors of America. Matteson, IL: Greatlakes Living Press, 1976.

A classic, regretably hard to find.


Web pages that might contain more information on cheap beer topics.

See also the picture credits.

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