Sunday, December 21, 2008

No Truth to This Rumor

1879 - Fire Destroys Phillip Brewing Company
On this date fire destroyed the Phillip Brewing Company's malthouse, grain elevators and office building in Milwaukee. [Source: American Breweriana Association]
There is absolutely no truth to the nasty rumor going around that after the fire, Phillip Brewing Company changed to Phillips Petroleum because their product burned so well.

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