Beer Suppliers on the Eve of Prohibition
Life got a lot less high for Milwaukee brewers with the start of national Prohibition in 1919. Zahringer Malt Products had stacks of malt that nearly touched the ceiling in 1919. Many Milwaukeeans dealt with Prohibition by trying to brew their own beer at home. The library couldn’t keep up with demand for do-it-yourself brewing books.
via: “Remember When … ” collection, Milwaukee Public Library