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Books & Magazines January, 21 2011

“Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans” Book

Dwell tipped us on coverage of Beer: A Genuine Collection of CansBeer: A Genuine Collection of Cans Book . They say, “Wine labels have recently received acclaim for their more astute designs so its high time beer branders were awarded the same salute. A new coffee table-topper from Chronicle Books, Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans, peers into the 1,400-plus collection of beer can-enthusiast John Russo and presents nearly 500 of the most interesting finds that represent craft breweries now out of business and iconic brands that have continually altered their image throughout the last half decade. Compiled by Dan Becker (Russo’s stepson) and Lance Wilson, the book is a glimpse of drinking days of yore and an ode to the long lost cone top and crowntainer cans. Bottoms up!”

Available from AmazonBeer: A Genuine Collection of Cans Book .

We tip our hats to Dwell. Some great cans on display after the jump.

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