Back in 2016, Lars Garshol went to a festival in Estonia which celebrates the local traditions. One of which is brewing.
"Then, suddenly, one beer was a little different. It was roastier and sharper in flavour than the others. We had no idea why, and language differences and busy brewers were making it difficult to learn very much about how these beers were made. We were collecting phone numbers and trying to make appointments to visit some of these brewers the next day to see what we could learn."
An experimental single malt, single herb brew with meadowsweet! Will have to give this a go soon.
Learn how to make Victorian-era pub mirrors! I had no idea you could do this, but it's pretty cool.
Further investigation into the International Wine & Food Society, this time in my home turf of Southern California (albeit in 1957).
A small collection of old photos from the Bass Brewery in the early 1900s.
A brief look into drinking during times of war.
"So it might then seem a little glib to talk about booze and the battlefield, but the fact is, until recent years at least, the association has been unavoidable. Historically, alcohol has long been ally for the soldier, whether to boost morale, or to sterilise and anaesthetise."