Looking for info on the brewing traditions of East Prussia (Germany)

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Jacob_Marley

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It's been difficult to find any information about breweries, beer and any brewing tradition from the area the German side of my family is from.

We were from Ostpreussen, also known as East Prussia; a previous historical German State.
More specifically from the general area of Königsberg, now 'kaliningrad' (😠).
(fwiw - from a village about 60 miles southeast of there near Lake Vistytis)

I'm looking for any information about the area's traditional beer styles, recipes, etc, that HBT members might know of; whether about modern beers in the style of that specific brewing tradition, recipes, or any other historical information on the brewing traditions of East Prussia.
 

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It's been difficult to find any information about breweries, beer and any brewing tradition from the area the German side of my family is from.

We were from Ostpreussen, also known as East Prussia; a previous historical German State.
More specifically from the general area of Königsberg, now 'kaliningrad' (😠).
(fwiw - from a village about 60 miles southeast of there near Lake Vistytis)

I'm looking for any information about the area's traditional beer styles, recipes, etc, that HBT members might know of; whether about modern beers in the style of that specific brewing tradition, recipes, or any other historical information on the brewing traditions of East Prussia.
Ron Pattinson has a section on extinct German beer styles on his European Beer Guide pages which includes a section on Prussian beer:

 
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