Jack McAuliffe, Father of American Craft Brew, Brings Back New Albion Ale

Jack McAuliffe’s New Albion Ale venture was a flop in the ’70s. Not this time
Photograph by Zac Macaulay

There wasn’t much in the beer aisle back in the ’70s when Jack McAuliffe went to the local supermarket, just the usual Budweiser, Miller, Coors, Falstaff, and maybe some Pabst Blue Ribbon. The limited selection didn’t seem to bother the typical American drinker. But it wasn’t enough to suit McAuliffe.

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