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Thread #127746 Message #2863670
Posted By: *#1 PEASANT*
13-Mar-10 - 09:32 PM
Thread Name: Should drink pitchers be required for folk venues
Subject: RE: Should drink pitchers be required for folk venues
Being made from poor water and without flavoring your basic english ale tasted terrible as hops were a later development hence, popularity of spicing the ale- infact wassail was not really special.
Beer came to the Uk in 17th century and was considered by the wine drinking elite (Ben Jonson and Canary) to be "luther's Beer" a german plague.