History of the Week
Alcohol History Links June 24 - July 8th
trough, mash and wort
Merryn goes over how the vast amounts of burnt mounds throughout Britain could be explained with trough style brewing. Would love to try brewing that way, seems like a lot of fun (but a lot of work at the same time).
Bringing It Back Bar: What to Do with Suze
A short history of Suze, a gentian root aperitif made without wine.
The attempts at revival of a ‘45 million year old’ yeast found from fossilized amber discovered by Dr. Raul Cano in 1992. I’ll have to read the scientific article to see whether I trust his findings, but more yeast to brew with the better.
Brewing History in Arkansas
For the Historic Arkansas Museum’s 75th anniversary, a local brewery developed a historic beer that should be close to what the area’s first brewery would have made.
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