The Beer Baron's Clan
6/12/2014
Descendants of a famous Cincinnati brewer discover their German roots—and each other.
Four years ago in Cincinnati, a group of strangers met for the first time. They had only one thing in common: the surname Moerlein.
 
How the group came together is almost entirely the doing of Steve Moerlein, who says a curiosity about a decorative Moerlein beer tray hanging on the wall of his childhood home in Cincinnati prompted him to do genealogical research into his last name.