Brew Dude

Rusty Rail Brewing


In 2009, brothers Paul and Eric John purchased a massive former industrial building in Mifflinburg. The facility came with an illustrious history, first serving as a hub for the manufacturing of carriage seats in the 1800s. By 1928, the building was the home of the Mifflinburg Body Company, one of the nation’s largest makers of wooden automotive bodies. Finally, it […]

Lager: The beer that built America



Lager beer was a victim of circumstances — America’s brew of choice in the early 20th century, caught at the wrong place and time. When the disastrous Noble Experiment of Prohibition was put out of its misery in 1933, and the suds started flowing again, it was the style left holding the bag. Prohibition changed the American beer-scape. It was the […]


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