Tag Archive: history of beer

What’s in a glass?

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With all this talk of glassware – what’s proper – what’s not (see the most recent Beer Advocate: Beer Smack: Beer Glassware: Friend or Foe? (Issue 74) for their¬†take on glassware, and recent… Continue reading

Back and Side Go Bare…

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Two craft beer lovers (they love craft beer and they love each other) sent us a drinking song fitting for a blog about beer. ¬† The song “Back and Side Go Bare, Go… Continue reading

George was a Porter lover…

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Today is George Washington’s Birthday. Happy Birthday George! Many of you know that Washington brewed his own beer and had a fondness for the Porters. I happen to love Porters too, so I… Continue reading

Brewster…and I don’t mean Punky

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I was doing some beer research and came across this gem: “During early centuries the vast majority of brewers were brewsters — that is female.” (Sambrook, 1996:2) What? A brewster is a female… Continue reading