Politics of Beer
A featured piece by friend of the blog Brian Alberts in the Washington Post, discussing the association of beer and politics!
"Beer, in fact, was central to the founding of our country. Taverns were more common than churches in Colonial society. They were hubs of political and social life where people ate, drank, heard local news, argued about it, held public meetings and conducted business transactions."
An account of the archaeological evidence of Heather use in brewing.
A series looking into the history of Rum in the Canadian Navy.
"Consumption by officers with the men was not traditional but the event was ceremonial, as shown by the consigning of the last dram to the sea. The Commander spoke well and the clip in general is affecting, it speaks to a different time, one we can learn from in more ways than one."
Although this time not from Lars, it is a good summary of what Garshol has uncovered so far.
For those looking to expand their blog news feed, here's a list from the good folks over at Boak & Bailey!
This month's Beer Advocate had a few pieces on brewing history. This one particularly caught my eye, as it is a full on historic brewery!