Brewerianist Larry Sherk Profiled by Ian Brown in The Globe & Mail
On February 4, 2012 At 2:45 pm
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TORONTO, ON – In the Globe Focus section of today’s edition of The Globe & Mail, author and regular Globe contributor Ian Brown profiles brewerianist Larry Sherk, who recently donated his collection of more than 3,000 historic beer labels to the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library at the University of Toronto.
The article discusses Sherk’s four decade history of collecting beer memorabilia, starting with beer trays and leading to “beer labels, beer mats, beer-bottle caps (collectors call them crowns), beer matchbook covers, beer-related sports schedules, coasters, openers, catalogues, tap handles and cans.” He now holds one of the largest privately owned collections of breweriana in Canada, if not the world.
[Photo of Larry Sherk from the Globe & Mail]