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Porter, Stout, Stout, Porter

“Peerless Porter” is named after John Cassou’s Peerless Saloon at 106 N. Los Angeles Street (what we know as Anaheim Boulevard).  According to advertisements in the Anaheim Gazette, the Peerless sold fine wines, liquors, and cigars, and  “Anaheim Beer on draft.” … Continue reading

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The Drive, the Delay, and the Glass

How Anaheim Brewery’s owners discovered their iconic beer glass. Continue reading

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Celebrate Founder’s Day at the Anaheim Brewery on May 18th!

Birthdays are always a great reason to celebrate, so join us in wishing a Happy 164th Birthday to Friedrich Conrad, proprietor of the Anaheim Brewery from 1872 to 1904.  Friedrich was born in Bavaria, Germany, in 1849, and arrived in … Continue reading

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Why a “Growler?”

Just occasionally, a guest asks us why the big brown refillable jug is called a “growler.”  While we’ve heard a few theories, the most credible comes from the supplier who imports our growler from Germany. In the early 1900’s, before … Continue reading

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Chocolate Donut Stout

A friend tried to shock me by mentioning an unusual beer he’d heard about on tv.  He’d seen it on the Food Network, and “you’re not going to believe it but it was donut flavored beer”. Chocolate Donut Stout?  Dude, … Continue reading

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Make Every Beer Taste Better

Pour it into a glass! Seriously, don’t drink from the bottle. Remember in 5th grade you did that experiment where you pinched your nose shut, then bit a piece of apple and a piece of onion and you couldn’t tell … Continue reading

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