A list of the reference material that was used to discover the history behind “Rick’s Brewery”.
- Anamosa 1838-1988 … A Reminiscence. Editors: Bertha Finn, Pat Worden Sutton, Jo Ann McRoberts Walters, Mildred Barker Brown, 1988.
- “Brewing.” The Encyclopaedia Britannica, eleventh edition, Volumne 4, 1911.
- The Breweries of Iowa, Carlson, Randy, Bemidji, Minn: Arrow Printing,1985
- History of Jones County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879
- Iowa Business Directory, 1865.
- Respectful Rehabilitation Masonry How to Care for Old and Historic Brick and Stone, London, Mark. Washington, D.C: The Preservation Press, 1988.
- The Register of United States Breweries, 1876-1976/2 volumes, Manfred Fredrich and Donald Bull, Trumbull, Conn.: Bull, 1976