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2017

6 July: Updated my Heurich Book page. Updated my Site Map and my History page.

2 July: Finished my July COM.

19 June: Updated my home page and my privacy policy.

18 June: Updated my 3 Stars Brewery page.

16 June: Finished my June COM.

15 June: Uploaded the text of my June COM, a baseball themed month! Photos to come soon.

1 June: Updated photos on my DC Brau, Warped Wing, and Dayton Beer Company pages.

30 May: Continued working on my April COM still.

29 May: Finished my May COM. Continued working on my April COM. Now that my summer break is finally here I can spend the time needed to update and even finish off many existing pages.

14 May: Updated my Warped Wing and Dayton Beer Company pages. Also launched the start of my May COM.

13 May: Order my new book! A biography of Christian Heurich.

9 April: Began my April 2017 COM. It'll take me a few weeks to write, I'm pretty swamped here.

1 April: Updated my Warped Wing page with three new cans.

28 March: Updated my February 2017 COM.

27 March: Updated the home page a bit.

12 March: Finally finished my January COM page with some additional details.

10 March: Finished my March COM. Also did a lot of work on my Dayton Beer Company page.

9 March: Worked more on my March COM.

7 March: Began my March COM and updated my Warped Wing page.

14 February: Added a can to my DC Brau page.

29 January: Uploaded the rest of my February 2017 COM.

28 January: Uploaded the start of my February 2017 COM.

27 January: Updated my 3 Stars Brewery page. When I am done with it, I'll work on my Atlas page.

8 January: Added a space for another new can on my Warped Wing page. More photos to come soon.

4 January: Updated my 3 Stars Brewery page. Still a long way to go.

2 January: Uploaded the start of my January COM.

2016

31 December: Added the cans to my Jackie O's page. The best brewery in Athens, Ohio! (Bobcats!)

30 December: Added a space for a new can on my Warped Wing page. Also began pages to show the cans of two Ohio micro breweries, the Dayton Beer Company and Jackie O's in Athens.

12 December: Added another Halloween can to my October 2016 page.

11 December: Added a new can to my Warped Wing page.

5 December: Added another Halloween can to my October 2016 page.

1 December: Finished my Warped Wing page.

29 November: Added photos to my Warped Wing page.

28 November: Added a page for Warped Wing Brewery's cans from Dayton, Ohio. Added more to my December 2016 COM.

26 November: Updated my October 2016 page with more Halloween cans. Added a photo to me December 2016 COM.

25 November: Uploaded my December 2016 COM, a Dayton, Ohio micro.

15 November: Added cans to my DC Brau, Atlas and Flying Dog (March 2014 COM) pages.

14 November: Began two new pages for two more DC breweries, 3 Stars and Atlas. I already have a DC Brau page. If anymore DC breweries start to can, I'll add them too.

13 November: Finished my November 2016 can, the short-lived Senate "Extra Fine" can. Add another can to my October 2016 page.

12 November: Uploaded the start of my November 2016 can, the short-lived Senate "Extra Fine" can.

11 November: Finally found some Halloween themed cans for October. Created my October 2016 page and updated my October 2015.

3 September: Updated my March 2014 COM with a couple more new cans.

28 August: Finished updating my DC Brau page. I made a list of about two dozen pages I want to finish or update between now and the begining of January so please keep checking back. For example, I updated my March 2014 COM with a couple new cans.

27 August: Added another photo to my September COM and to my DC Brau page.

25 August: Added photos to my September COM

24 August: Started my September COM and updated an old page from May 2014.

20 August: Updated my February 2008 COM with a variation.

6 August: Added some graphics to my August COM.

5 August: My August COM, another Heurich can, is up.

18 July: Added some cool info, and a pdf, to my page on Gunther's radio shows of the 1930s and 1940s.

9 July: July's COM is up and done.

30 May: After a long hiatus to write other things I am back to working on this site. I uploaded my June COM, and the start of the February COM which I wrote earlier. The months March-May 2016 will not have a Can of the Month. I also updated my Heurich Book status page. I hope to continue adding more Cans of the Month this year, but expect they'll be somewhat shorter than normal until my book is finally at the printers.

BOOK HIATUS

25 January: Redid my Top 10 Most Wanted can list for the first time since 2014!

21 January: Added three more Halloween cans to October 2015's COM.

12 January: Rewrote part of my January COM to reflect new information.

9 January: Added one more Halloween can to October 2015's COM.

7 January: Uploaded my finished January COM.

6 January: Added more Halloween cans to my October 2015 COM.

2 January: I am back and I began writing my January COM. I am still working on my Heurich book so my COMs will be brief every month at least through May.

2015

13 October: Added another Halloween can for 2015.

11 October: Added something to my October 2015 page, and mothballed my Virginia micros page.

25 September: Because I am trying to finish my book manuscript (a biography of DC brewer Christian Heurich) before January 2016, and because I have a lot of class prep to do for my teaching duties, I will not have a Can of the Month for August, September, November, or December 2015. There is an October COM, and I will try to finish updating my previous months' pages.

4 August: Added some photos and information to my page on Suntory Bird cans.

29 July: Updated my June 2014 COM.

27 July: Updated my June 2014 COM with a new photo and more text.

20 July: Been a long, busy month! Set up the start of my July COM.

21 June: Finally launched my June COM!!

30 May: Whew, that was a long break from the website! But the semester is over, grades are in, grads have marched across the stage, and I can spend time writing again! So today I did my May 2015 COM! And I started June's!

13 April: Added a can to my Halloween cans, October 2014.

11 April: I am having a very busy semester, so I have been unable to add much to my site. I did upload a bit more for my March 2015 COM and the start of April's, but they will probably not be finished until sometime in May. (or June!)

1 March: Started my March COM.

1 February: Added more to my February COM.

31 January: Added one more bit to my January COM and started my February.

18 January: Finished my January COM.

16 January: Worked more on my January COM. It's almost done.

15 January: Worked on my January COM.

2014

12 December: Updated the Qwarts R US Chapter Page

3 December: Finished the draft of my December 2014 COM.

1 December: Upgraded my April 2009 COM and uploaded the bare beginnings of my December 2014 COM.

30 November: Edited my November 2014 COM and corrected a few typos.

29 November: Finished my November 2014 COM. I think it's one of my better efforts.

27 November: Did some more work on my November 2014 COM. It's been a busy semester so I am behind schedule.

12 November: Updated my Top 10 Wanted page.

9 November: Did more work on my November COM and uploaded more pics to my October COM.

8 November: Uploaded the start of my November COM. I am swamped at work so this one will take me a while to finish, but should be done before December!

25 October: FINALLY uploaded my October COM (it's not done yet) and updated my February 2014 COM as well.

28 September: FINISHED (finally!) my September COM.

30 August: Uploaded the start of my September COM. It's a long one!

21 August: Updated my Virginia micros page

17 August: Added a few photos to my Flying Dog Brewery page (my March 2014 COM)

16 August: Updated my DC Brau page.

15 August: Finished updating my Virginia micros page

14 August: Added some more info to my Virginia micros page and continued work on my September COM.

12 August: Started my September COM.

3 August: Finished my August COM.

1 August: Uploaded my August COM.

27 July: Started work on my August COM.

25 July: Began work on updating my Virginia Micros page.

22 July: Added to my July 2014 COM.

21 July: Finally did my July 2014 COM. It's not quite done yet.

5 June: Uploaded a bit more on my June COM.

1 June: Uploaded the start of my June COM.

25 May: Added 3 new Virginia cans to my Virginia micro page. (Thanks Jim). Added a can to January's COM.

5 May: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted page.

4 May: Continued working on my May COM.

2 May: Continued working on my May COM.

1 May: Uploaded the start of my May COM. I am in the midst of grading finals and term papers so it may be a few weeks before it's done!

30 April: continued my May COM and added a couple cans to my Virginia micros page.

27 April: started my May COM and upgraded the can on my August 2007 COM!

31 March: Updated my February 2014 COM with a new photo.

30 March: Wrote my April COM, a cool German can from the 1950s.

28 February: Finished my March COM.

25 February: Finished editing my February COM and started work on March's.

22 February: Finally had time to start working on my February COM again! It's mostly done.

21 February: Added the last can to my October COM, a collection of Halloween cans from 2013.

17 February: Updated my Top 10 Wanted list.

3 February: Uploaded the start of my February COM.

22 January: Added a new Virginia can to my Virginia micro page. Added a can to this month's COM. And I added a can to my October 2013 COM.

20 January: Updated my September 2007 COM with a nicer example of the can. Added a new Virginia can to my Virginia micro page.

12 January: Finished my this month's COM. (I may tweak it a little still.)

9 January: Added ten more books to my Bibliography page.

8 January: Added a small update to my May 2012 COM. On a larger scale, I finally began paying serious attention to my Bibliography page. So keep an eye on it to see what books about can collecting and brewing history I can recommend.

6 January: Did more work on my this month's COM.

3 January: Added photos to my Virginia Micros page.

2013

31 December: Uploaded the start of my January 2014 COM, updated my Site Map and a page of dumping trip photos, and generally did some cleaning up in preparation for the new year.

21 December: Added photos to my October 2013 COM.

15 December: Did more editing of my December COM, modifying part to reflect more research.

14 December: Started my January 2014 COM!

11 December: Did more editing of my December COM.

10 December: Finished the draft version of my December COM. I am sure I'll be editing it as the month goes on.

8 December: Continued adding to my December COM.

6 December: Wrote more of my December COM.

5 December: Uploaded more of my December COM.

1 December: Uploaded the start of my December COM.

30 November: made a global change to fix some out-of-date info on several dozen pages.

10 November: Added some more to my April 2010 page.

9 November: Finished the initial draft of my November COM. I will continue editing it over the next few weeks.

8 November: Finally launched the start of my November COM. I will continue adding to it over the next weeks.

26 October Updated a bunch of pages. My July 2006 page got a nicer example of the Great Car can. My December 2009 page got some new photos. My May 2012 COM page (Churchkey) got some new photos to show their lid redesign effort. Added a photo to my September 2013 COM. Started my next three (!) COMs.

5 October: Updated my Sitemap and History pages.

1 October: Every now and then I gotta let my academic freak flag fly. I did so as I finished this month's COM. Enjoy!

30 September: Uploaded my October COM (it's not finished yet) and updated my December 2010 page.

27 September: Updated my Virginia Micro can page, and my DC Brau page. Finished my September COM.

21 September: Updated my May 2012 COM.

19 September: Uploaded the beginnings of my page for Virginia Micro beer cans.

18 September: Worked more on my September COM.

2 September: Did more on my September COM. It'll be here soon!

31 August: Started my September COM.

16 August: Launched my new page featuring the cans of DC Brau. Coming soon, a page for Virginia micro-brewery cans. Also updated my History page for the first time in ages! I also finished my August COM.

6 August, uploaded my August COM. It's not quite finished yet, but close.

5 August: Started my August COM, a 1970s favorite. Also started new pages on DC and Virginia micro cans.

4 July: Updated my July 2013 COM!

30 June: Finished my July 2013 COM! More Japanese cans.

29 June: Uploaded my July 2013 COM! Yes, it's early!

14 June: Finished my May COM. Yes, yes, I know. But May and June are both done.

13 June: Uploaded the first part of my June COM. May's is coming!

4 May: Updated one of my dumping pages with new photos.

21 April, added a bit to my Drewrys "Mountie" page as well as to my April COM.

20 April: Worked a bit more on my April COM.

13 April: Updated my page for Bob Kay's great US labels books.

2 April: Started a small page about a new proposed BCCA Chapter, Quarts r' Us. Also launched the bare beginnings of my April COM, a battleship gray variation from 1941.

31 March: Split my Drewrys Set Can page into two pages, one for the set cans, and one for the shrinking mountie and his disappearing horse.

15 March: Worked a bit on my March COM.

3 March: Added a small page for a "go-with" for my Suntory Bird set cans, the Suntory Birdtales.

2 March: Started working on my March COM, also a Japanese can.

22 February: Updated my Suntory Bird set page with two more new bird names. Thanks Chris S.!

20 February: Updated my Suntory Bird set page again. And still more to come!

19 February: Updated my Suntory Bird set page again. More to come!

17 February: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted page.

9 February: Added another Suntory bird can. I have 25 to date, with four more to go.

6 February: Updated my Sitemap for the first time in ages!

1 February: Edited my February 2013 COM a tad. Began expanding my February 2012(!?!) COM.

30 January: Uploaded my February 2013 COM! If I counted right, it's my 175th page on this site.

28 January: Added a photo to my January 2013 COM.

26 January: Made a few minor tweaks to a couple of pages. Nothing major.

25 January: Worked a bit on my July 2007 COM, a history of Miss Rheingold.

20 January: Well, that was a long break! I am back and working on my pages again. Added photos to my December 2007 and October 2012 COMs. Posted my January 2013 COM as well.

2012

5 November: Updated my home page a tad.

3 October: Uploaded the start of my October COM.

30 September: Changed Crown, Cork and Seal to Crown Cork and Seal. Oops! Thanks David!

6 September: Still working on editing an old COM. Thinking about what can to feature in October.

2 September: Finished my September COM.

1 September: Started my September COM. I till have February and April to finish and then I am caught up, finally! WOO HOO!!!

26 August: Updated my Top Ten Most Wanted list.

12 August: Made a few adjustments to my August 2003 and July 2012 COMs (both Esslinger quarts)

6 August: Finally finished my March COM! On to February!

4 August: Finished my May and June COMs.

1 August: Finished my July COM and worked on my COM pages from May, June and August as well. Added some photos to my dumping trip page.

31 July: Well, so much for having time to update my website. I did finally add my July COM and started my August COM as well. Hopefully I'll have time to finish updating my site before school starts in late August.

19 May: FINALLY, my semester is over and grades are in. I am now starting to finish my last five months (!) of COM pages. I started by updating my October 2010 COM, i.e. my Suntory Bird page.

15 April: Added a couple more photos to my Suntory Bird page.

6 April: Added a couple more photos to my Suntory Bird page and did a little more work setting up my February, March and April COMs. I have the cans picked but don't have time to do all the necessary writing at this point. I should be able to return to a regular posting schedule when my semester ends in May. In the meantime I will update these pages as I find the time. Also, I added a few pics to my recent dumping trips page.

1 April: Updated my Suntory Bird page, which was my October 2010 COM.

27 March: Updated my Bullfrog Beer page with some more memories!

18 March, added a link to my Heurich page.

11 March: Did a little more work on my COM for January and February. Updated my October 2010 COM too.

5 March 2012: Updated my June 2011 page.

2011

18 December: Finished my December 2011 COM. I also updated my Top 10 Most Wanted page.

17 December: Worked some more on my December COM.

11 December: Updated my Fakes page.

8 December: Uploaded my December COM. It's not quite finished.

2 December: Added graphics to my November 2011 and my February 2009 COMs. Started my December COM.

25 November: Launched my October (!?!) COM, finally!

23 November: Worked more on my November COM.

21 November: I actually have my November COM up, although it's still being edited.

9 November: I have had a ton of deadlines for work so haven't done anything, not even a COM for October. I will start adding new material next week at the latest.

15 October: Fixed and added a few links to a couple of pages. Started my October 2011 COM (it's been a BUSY month)

14 September: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page.

3 September: Further updated my September COM. Still a work in progress.

3 September: Updated my September COM. It's not done yet.

2 September: Uploaded my September COM.

20 August: Updated the list of known cans with Soft Top lids.

7 August: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page. (yes, I updated it AGAIN!)

4 August: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page.

1 August: Uploaded the beginnings of my August COM, which is my 100th!

29 July: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page.

17 July, updated my June 2011 COM with 2 more photos.

16 July, updated my June 2011 COM with photos from a brewery tour.

9 July: Updated my links page. Check out the link to an artist in California who does some neat work copying various historic cans!

30 June: Finished my July COM! More Gunthers! (I like Gunthers)

28 June: Continued work on my July COM and updated my October 2010 COM by adding a new can to the set!

21 June: Continued work on my July COM.

20 June: Started work on my July COM, which will be my 99th Can of the Month!

19 June: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page again.

6 June: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page.

4 June: Uploaded my June Can of the Month.

30 May: Fixed some of the meta data on my Can of the Month pages to make them consistent.

29 May: Updated my dumping photos page.

27 May, finally did my May COM....it's been a very busy month! Also updated my March 2011 COM.

6 May: Updated my September 2009 COM and my July 2006 COM as I upgraded both cans.

15 April: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted Page.

2 April: Redid the photos on my Traders page.

30 March: Launched my April COM, the first ever pull top can!

28 March: Started work on my April COM.

26 March: Added a bit my October 2006 COM, a Gunther beer.

23 March: For some reason I decided to spell check all my Cans of the Month pages, all 90+ of them. Most were fine but I did find a few errors to fix.

19 March: Added more information to my Miss Rheingold history (July 2007 COM)

17 March: Updated my Suntory Bird set page (my October 2010 COM) with a new can.

12 March: Started my March 2011 Cans of the Month.

9 March: Updated my December 2008 COM, the Naty Boh "Colt" flat.

8 March: Added another example to my November 2010 COM.

7 March: Finished my February COM, my second soda can COM! Now, what to do for March?

6 March: Updated my Suntory Bird set page (my October 2010 COM).

23 February: Started working on my February COM, which will be short. Also, added to my Drewrys set can page.

22 February: Updated my Drewry set can page with some 16 oz cans.

25 January: Continued updating my January 2011 COM.

21 January: Updated my "How Old Is My Can" page a bit.

19 January: Finally added a page showing the American Can Company dating codes used from 1935-1953.

17 January: Added more to my January 2011 COM. I also updated my Sterling Beer page.

14 January: Continued writing my January 2011 COM.

12 January: Continued work on my January 2011 COM.

10 January: Updated my October 2010 COM, the Suntory Bird set some more!

9 January: Updated my October 2010 COM, the Suntory Bird set.

8 January: Uploaded the beginnings of my January 2011 COM. This will be my 93d COM! I also updated my December 2008 page (the Naty Boh Colt can) a bit.

2010

9 December: Did more editing and updating on my past January COMs.

7 December: Still working on updating my January COMS from 2004-2010.

4 December: I have begun checking my Can of the Month (COM) pages for typos, dead links, etc, as well as making some updates. This week I am looking over my COMs for January.

3 December: Worked on my dumping photos page.

29 November: Continued working on my dumping photos page.

28 November: Redid some of my March 2010 COM, a Pace can from Hudepohl. And yes, my December 2010 COM is online as well.

23 November: Continued working on my dumping photos page.

21 November: Began a long overdue updating of my dumping photos online. I split the page into two parts. Part 1 has recent photos (2009-2010) and Part 2 has photos from 2003-2008. I also revised my can cleaning page a bit.

16 November: Worked on my Heurich Brewery page a bit.

14 November: Added still more to my November COM.

7 November: Added more to my November COM.

5 November: Did yet more work on my November COM.

3 November: Did more work on my November COM.

1 November: Started work on my November COM.

25 October: fixed some broken links, etc.

16 October: Updated my Suntory Bird (Oct 2010 COM) page with more photos.

11 October: Updated my Suntory Bird (Oct 2010 COM) page.

9 October: Working a little bit on my long-delayed July COM!

2 October: Continued working on my October COM, including correcting some typos! I also rewrote my September COM, even though I said earlier I had finished it.

1 October: I uploaded my October COM! I still have some work to do on it, but I'm rather proud of this month's as it's an entire set of cans from Japan.

23 September: Updated my Red Fox conetop page (February 2006 COM) a bit.

19 September: Updated (slightly) my September 2005 COM, the Red Top malt.

16 September: Finished my September COM.

15 September: Updated my Top 10 Wanted page. Also updated my Buying info page.

14 September: Began writing my October COM!

3 September: Started my September COM.

7 August: Updated my Bullfrog (my December 2005 COM) page a bit.

6 August: Updated my February 2007 page a bit.

30 July: Finished my August COM! Yes, I know, I haven't finished July's yet! nag, nag, nag.

28 July: Updated my FAQ page.

23 July: Worked on updating and revising my September 2004 COM, a Richbrau flat.

14 July: Did a little work on my July 2005 page, mostly adding links. I also updated my sitemap, which I've neglected for awhile.

11 July: Added a bit to my July COM.

29 June: Did some more work on my July COM. This one will take most of the month to write.

27 June: Started work on my July COM.

26 June: Finished my June 2010 COM and added a link to my September 2006 page.

15 June: Corrected some errors on my June 2008 page, thanks Jeff and Bob!

13 June: Did some more work on my June COM.

12 June:Added a bit more to my June COM.

6 June:Continued work on my June COM.

5 June: Continued work on my June COM.

30 May: Started work on my June COM.

24 May: Rewrote my April 2009 COM (Hals).

23 May: Updated my April 2009 COM (Hals) a bit, mostly a minor rewrite.

11 May: Updated my list of Soft Top cans.

8 May: Finished my May COM.

7 May: Updated my traders page and my May COM.

6 May: Started my May COM! This month is a surprise even for me!

26 April, updated my Top 10 wanted page.

14 April, updated my December 2005 COM.

6 April: Worked more on my April COM, a Brew 747.

5 April: Started my April COM.

27 March: Updated my June 2004 COM (Lion Ale) a little bit.

4 March: Made some additions to my July 2009 COM comments on j-spouts.

3 March: Added some video to my June 2005 COM featuring a WWII B-24 bomber. Also finished my March COM, although I may add a few more graphics and edit it a bit in the coming weeks.

2 March: Started work on my March COM. I also tweaked my February 2008 COM a bit (OK, I fixed some typos!)

1 March: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted page again. Also I updated my Tapper COM page to add some details I just learned, and I finally finished my January COM! No, I haven't started March's COM yet, nag!

26 February: Updated my Storebrands page for the first time in ages. Thanks D.J.!

21 February: Updated my want list, my Top 10 Wanted and my trading pics.

16 February: Fixed a bunch of broken links on my Rainier Jubilee page. Thanks for the heads-up Kevin!

10 February: I'm snowed in so I wrote my February COM, a Pabst quart.

9 February: It's been a heck of a month. The January COM will be finished this month and the February can will appear later this month.

13 January: OK, it's late! I finally started my January COM.

2009

21 December: Updated my links page.

17 December: Fixed an error on my Croft page.

9 December: Did a little updating on my Links page.

5 December: Revised my Krueger's Page, my April 2006 COM. Also did a little work on my December COM.

28 November: Still updating my December COM.

27 November: Did more work on my December COM.

25 November: Fixed my email problem and continued writing my December COM.

20 November: Started working on my December COM!

6 November: Corrected a couple errors on my November COM.

1 November: Uploaded my November COM.

26 October: Started working on my November 2009 COM.

25 October: Corrected a couple of errors on my Prohibition page.

13 October: Updated my main Dumping page, basically neatening it up a little. I also added a bit to my December 2005 COM (Bullfrog!)

10 October: My site seems to have finally been moved!

2 October: Still working on issues involving migrating my website to a new service as well as to a new computer at home, so a few oddball pages may show up.

26 September: Uploaded my October 2009 COM (early!)

6 September: Added another matchbook to my August COM.

4 September: Added more to my September COM.

2 September: Uploaded the start of my September 2009 COM.

29 August: Updated my Links page.

22 August: Worked a little bit on my Old Georgetown page (my June 2003 COM).

5 August: I am moving my site to a new host, iPower.  Hopefully there will be little or no interruption.  I also purchased rustycan.com (singular) which will redirect to rustycanS.com automatically.

2 August: Finally finished writing my February 2009 COM!

1 August: Worked more on my August COM. I also edited my New England Ale page.

31 July: Put up my August COM!  It's not finished yet, but it's started.

26 July: Upgraded two of my previous COM cans, my Hals and my Big Mac.  I also finally finished my July COM

19 July: Added a link to my Eastside page to an artists' complex that currently uses the old Los Angeles Brewery site.

6 July: Put up the start of my July COM, a j-spout from New England.

10 June: Oops, found out that my email account was full.  It's fine now!

4 June: Made a small change to my June COM.

1 June: Continued working on my June COM.

31 May: Launched my June COM.

30 May: Rewrote my September 2008 COM to reflect some more research.  I also started doing some rewriting on my Miami Valley Brewing page.

25 May: I posted a new page warning about worthless "reproduction" or "novelty" cans.

21 May: Finally finished my May COM.

2 May: Started my May COM.  This month it's a mystery quart to be revealed as the month progresses.

22 April: Fixed some broken links.

7 April: Finished my April COM.

5 April: Added more text to my April COM.

3 April: Worked on my April COM a little bit.

1 April: Put up the beginnings of my April COM, a Hals from Baltimore.  Yep, another Baltimore can!

7 March: Updated my page on Gunther Brewing's famed radio/TV show, "A Quiz of Two Cities."  I also added a tiny bit to my March 2009 COM.  Finally, I updated my February 2004 COM as I nailed down the date when that can's design first appeared.   Hummm, updating three pages that discuss Gunther Brewing.  I sense a theme!

5 March: Did some more work on my page about the steamship SS Frank Jones.  I just received a 1907 pamphlet from one of the shipping lines that owned the Frank Jones that I won on eBay so I have more information and pictures to share.

4 March: Added my March COM, another Baltimore can!  I also began doing some work on my page about the steamship SS Frank Jones (named after a brewer.)

3 March: Updated my June 2004 COM, I upgraded my Lion OI can to a nicer one.

1 March: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted page a little bit.

21 February: Updated the photos on my August 2006 COM.

20 February: Tweaked my May 2004 COM a little including photos of an upgraded can.

19 February: Started working on updating several pages, including my May 2004 COM.  I also added new photos (I upgraded some cans) for my February 2009 and September 2003 COMs.

6 February: Uploaded the first part of my February 2009 COM.

31 January: Still working on my February COM.

30 January: Updated my webpage for Bob Kay's label books.

28 January: Started my February COM.  It'll be up in a few days.

22 January: Added a postscript to my B&B page (the April 2008 COM).

13 January: I am doing more research on the Christian Heurich Brewery and am looking for former brewery workers, salesmen, etc to talk to.  Please see my "information wanted" page.  I also updated my April 2005 COM, a Trommers.

12 January: Tweaked my 1970s can page a little to reflect some recent questions & searches.

11 January: Updated both the December 2008 AND the January 2009 COMs with a few photos.

10 January: Added a couple photos to my January COM.

9 January: Did a little more work on my January COM.  I am going to try to get some more photos loaded this weekend.

8 January: Uploaded the first part of my January Can of the Month.

6 January: Started working on my January COM.  Updated my Definitions page a bit.

2008

I am starting a project I've been putting off for too long, updating my Can of the Month pages.  I've been saving articles, emails, photos, etc,  and over the next month or so I'll be doing a lot of updates.  So, please check here (or my sitemap) to see what I've updated recently.

21 December: Updated my August 2006 COM, a Sebewaing Beer, and did some minor tweaking on my November 2008 COM.

14 December: Updated the chart on my November 2008 COM (several Krueger Beer cans) to make it easier to read.

9 December: I rewrote my Prohibition history page. I split part of it off to a new page on The Wickersham Commission.

8 December: Updated my December 2005 COM, a Bullfrog Beer from Chicago.

6 December: Did yet more work on my December COM.  Also updated my December 2007 COM (A Wooden Shoe cone) page a bit.  And I updated my September 2006 COM, a New England Ale.

5 December: Did more work on my December COM.

4 December: Got my December COM up. 

24 November: Fixed a bunch of broken links on my sitemap.  Am still checking the page for more. 

21 November: Worked on my Buffalo Beer page (my May 2006 COM) a little bit.

19 November: Updated my main Christian Heurich page a little bit to reflect an article from 1955 I found today.

18 November: Updated my Miss Rheingold page.

15 November: Did some more editing and rewriting on my October 2008 COM. I also did some more updating on my history of some of Gunther Brewing's radio shows.

14 November: Did a little editing on my October 2008 COM. Nothing major.

8 November: Updated my Christian Heurich page somewhat, mostly adding to the bibliography.

2 November: Continued updating my page on Gunthers radio shows.

1 November: My November COM is up, although I'm still working on it.

26 October: Started adding material to my page on radio shows sponsored by Baltimore's Gunther Brewing.

18 October: Began redoing my Olde Frothingslosh page a wee bit.  I started by adding some photos of the 1950s can.

4 October: Rewrote my Old Georgetown page.

3 October: Finished updating my October COM (for now).

2 October: Did some more work on my October COM.

1 October: Started my October COM, a Senate can from Christian Heurich.

6 September: Updated my Softtop page with some more brands.

3 September: Updated my Softtop page with some more brands.

1 September: Added a graphic from a matchbook cover to my July 2008 COM (my Buckeye cone).

31 August: Uploaded the first part of my September COM, a Buccaneer Beer from Houston's Gulf Brewing. I will be updating it in the days to come.

30 August: I am looking for old breweriana and beer can collecting magazines for my personal library, so I added a page detailing what I am looking to acquire.

24 August: Updated a few links.

21 August: Busy, busy busy.  Created a new page, on Soft Top cans (1960-1965).  I also updated a bunch of links on my history page and found that I had neglected a bunch of other pages as well.

19 August: Updated my August 2006 COM, my page advertising Bob Kay's new beer label books, my sitemap, and my main COM page

18 August: Added a new press link to my home page.

15 August: OK, I uploaded my August COM.  I will continue to update it.

8 August: Uploaded the initial part of my August COM.  Alas, it will be late this month.  I'm sorry, but it can't be helped.

5 August  Added a new press link to my home page.  (and yes, I known my August COM is late!  I'm working on it!)

30 July  I've been polishing my May 2007 COM a bit.  I have some more graphics yet to add to that page as well.

14 July, added a little bit to my July COM page about Meister Brau.

12 July, added the "Digg it" button to most of my pages. (At left on the top of the navigation section.)

5 July, finished my July COM.

3 July, continued work on my July COM, and updated my links page.

2 July: Started uploading my July 2008 Can of the Month.  You can watch it as it being built!

June 30: Updated my Trommer's page with a 1950s jingle.

June 29: Updated the home page a little bit and began writing my next Can of the Month.

June 7: Revised my June 2008 COM somewhat. Also, updated my Definitions page.  Also, I finally updated my sitemap and my Upcoming Pages after a long period of neglect!  And I added a new video page with my dumping videos from Youtube.

June 6: Added more pics to my Rainier Jubilee page (thanks Roy!)

May 31: Added my June COM, an early 1950s Valley Forge Beer.

May 29: Updated my Top 10 Most Wanted.

May 28: Updated my August 2005 COM a bit.

May 24: Updated the links page. I finished my May COM. I changed this page (what's new) a little bit and I updated my Top 10 Most Wanted page.

May 23: Fixed some typos on the December 2005 COM (the Bullfrog)

May 20: Added more photos to my May can of the month.

May 13: Continued work on my May can of the month.

May 11:  Added a bit more to my May can of the month.

May 9: Updated my 10 most wanted page. I also finally uploaded the first part of my May can of the month a gold Budweiser from about 1936.

April 28: Continued working on my Christian Heurich page.

April 26: I have started to rewrite my Christian Heurich page mostly just to smooth out the text somewhat and to generally improve the page.

April 21: Added links for a new site One Full Quart a site by good friend Matt M. who specializes in these larger cans.

April 2: Uploaded my April COM completing five years worth of Cans of the Month starting with May 2003. Whew.

March 3: Finished my March Can of the Month a Boston Light Ale crowntainer.

March 2: I have been updating my Rainier Jubilee page.

February 28: Added a page with ordering info for Bob Kay's new label book.

February 23: Finished updating my February Can of the Month.

February 22: Updated my links page.  Also added a page for Bob Kay's new label books.

February 21: Finally finished updating my Most Wanted Page.

February 1: Uploaded the start of my February Can of the Month a 1970's Hudepohl Cincinnati Reds can! Still a work in progress.

January 13: Added a pic to my January Can of the Month page.  Yeah that's it sorry.

January 9:  Added some more details to my January Can of the Month page.

January 8: I've been away for awhile so January's Can of the Month is late but here it is a Tudor Ale from Norfolk.  I am still updating this page so it's not fully done yet.

2007

December 16: I FINALLY updated my dumping pics page.  No I do not know why on some browsers the photos and text appear starting on the second screen.  If anybody can suggest a fix please let me know!

December 15: Updated my home page a little bit basically rewording some paragraphs and adding links.

December 13: Updated my December Can of the Month a Wooden Shoe conetop correcting typos adding brewery name changes etc.   Fixed a bunch of broken links in the Collecting subdirectory (argh) and started redoing my Top 10 Most Wanted page.

December 7:  Added my December Can of the Month a Wooden Shoe conetop.

November 17:  Added a new link to my Links page.

November 5: I FINALLY got my November Can of the Month page loaded!

October 31: Added a new link to my links page.  The Merry Bocksters chapter have launched their new webpage.

October 20: Updated the email address for Carlson's Brewery Research.

September 30:  Added the October Can of the Month a Big Mac from 1958.

September 15:  Added photos of a new and better example of my November 2003 COM a nice red Jax can from New Orleans.   I also added some more links to my front page for mentions of my site in the press.

September 14:.  Added new color photos of labels to my Jax can page (The November 2003 COM). Thanks Bob!

September 2:  Loaded the September Can of the Month a Crystal Top.

August 23:  Updated my FAQ page.

August 18: Fixed a bunch of broken links to my FAQ page.

August 7:  Made several corrections including some large ones to my Rainier Jubilee page.

August 4: Added some nice labels to my August 07 Can of the Month (thanks Gary).

August 1: Added my August: Can of the Month a Hop Gold from Vancouver Washington.

July 21: I added a bibliography page listing helpful books on beer can collecting and brewing history.  The page has helpful links to go buy the books as well.

July 20: Updated my Goebel Bantam history the January: Can of the Month.

July 19: Added some screen captures from "Flying Leathernecks" showing fake Sampson cans to my December 2006 Can of the Month page.

July 18: Finally finished converting all 100 of my pages to the new format!

July 15: Still converting the last of my Can of the Month pages.  If any Dreamweaver experts can tell me why some of my pages seem to start well below the top of the screen in IE please let me know!

July 1: My July Can of the Month is a Rheingold.

June 29: Added a video to my dumping photos page.

June 27: Edited my June: Can-Of-The Month (Fehr's Liquid Gold).

June 17: Rewrote and expanded my Red Fox page (the February 2006 Can-Of-the-Month)

June 14: Corrected an error on my history of Acme Brewing (thanks to Pat F).

 

 

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