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Old 01-09-2013, 01:14 PM   #1
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Just found out from my mom that my Great Great Grandafther was a Brewmaster for a local brewry here in the Syracuse area called Haberle's (it is now defunct). The only thing I know so far is that his last name was Griswald (German). I am trying to research it more but thought it was interesting. I guess it's in the blood!



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Old 01-09-2013, 01:18 PM   #2
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Post pics if you got 'em!

My grandfather (also German) worked at Cook's Brewery in Evansville IN during WWII. The building later became Sterling and was eventually demolished when I was a kid. It was pretty crazy to see all the old equipment just sitting outside in all the rubble.



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Wish I had pics, I'm still trying to find some. It would have been late 1800s I believe

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Yeah that would be reaching pretty far back. Cool though, should be neat to see what turns up for you.

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It would be cool to try and create a beer that your great great brewed.

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It would be cool to try and create a beer that your great great brewed.
I agree it would be neat. But being German, he brewed lagers, which I have yet to attempt (temp control and all that). But if I can find a recipe that he may have brewed, I am definitely going to try it.
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Found a pic of the brewery, actually looks more like a drawing. Apparently from 1910





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