Alcohol History Links June 24 - July 8th
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).
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.
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.