William Knoedelseder does and excellent job chronicalling their beginning throughout their take over by In- Ben. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Rosa Parks. I enjoyed the rise and the fall, the peccadilloes and the successes. Prohibition was brutal for all breweries and Anheuser-Busch was no different. This is a lurid, fascinating tale, which narrowly escapes the charge of being sensationalist thanks to its factual grounding and the significance of its subject-a family business that managed to dominate an industry but could not get its own dysfunction under control. The critically acclaimed journalist William Knoedelseder tells the story of how the Busch patriarchs turned a small brewery into a multibillion dollar international corporation and trans- formed their product, Budweiser, into the iconic "King of Beers.
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Gussie even tracked down Billy Wales, who had been the company's best eight-horse driver for years prior to Prohibition, when he left to work in the Chicago stockyards because he couldn't bear to be away from horses.
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|Back cover copy Stretching across three centuries, from the start of the Civil War through Prohibition to today, Bitter Brew is the engrossing, often scandalous saga of one of the wealth- iest and most colorful dynasties in American commerce: the Busch family of St.
Louis Anheuser Busch. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I found it quite fascinating reading, and felt sadness in the pit of my stomach as I neared the end.
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Roosevelt, who'd swept into office in - November on the promise of a "new deal" for America that included the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment, which banned the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States. No one felt better than the Busches, of course, because no one had more to gain - or regain - from the repeal. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Cristiane Correa.