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The Story of Elector


NABC’s Elector is one of the iconic brands in New Albany’s brewing history. It often is mentioned in the same breath as Ackerman’s Old Rip and Hop-O, the latter a Prohibition-era “near beer” that proved to be too much more upon close examination. The conceptual roots of Elector extend to the beginnings of NABC’s original […]

The Story of Beak’s Best Bitter: “Wet Your Beak”


Arguably, English ale-making traditions are the least understood of all those passed down to us by our European forbearers, at least during the present, “extreme” phase of America’s better beer revolution. But smaller can be as good or better, and from the inception of NABC’s brewery in 2002, we’ve sought to honor the English ale […]