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What is the Brewer's Star?

Have you ever noticed a brewery proudly displaying a six-sided Brewer’s Star in their breweries or incorporating it into their branding? Other than Sixpoint Brewery, (whose star is actually not quite a Brewer's Star) the answer to that question is likely a resounding “no.”

You’d think a symbol as powerful and influential as the Brewer’s Star, the oldest international guild emblem of brewers and one with over 500 years’ worth of history attached to it, would be hard to resist – and yet – they do.

We’ll discuss why brewers aren’t quick to associate with this emblem in a minute, but first, let’s take a look at what the Brewer’s Star is and how it came to be.


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Mike-Ro-Brewery's picture
Awesome article! Thank you.
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Cheers Mike-Ro-Brewery!

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Mike-Ro-Brewery's picture
Awesome article! Thank you.
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Cheers Mike-Ro-Brewery!

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