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In Medieval Europe, brewing and baking went together. Thus women were the first European brewers and were often called ale wives.
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In Bavaria, beer is legally defined as a staple food. ~Again, I have no problem with this!~
The first US lager was brewed in 1840 by John Wagner, who had a small brewery in the back of his house on St. John Street in Philadelphia. Wagner brought the first lager yeast to the United States from a brewery in Bavaria.
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Assyrian tablets from 2000 BC stated that Noah was carrying beer aboard the ark.
Beer wasn't sold in bottles until 1850. Beer lovers would visit their local tavern with a special bucket, have it filled and then begin the merry journey home.
Universities in Europe and America from the 1300s through the 1700s had in-house breweries to provide beer to the students. Harvard had its own brew house in 1674 and five beer halls, each burned down by rioting divinity students.
1888: Citizens of Munich took to the streets and rioted after a beer price increase was announced. ~ Occupy Munich!~
American beer is predominately made from rice. That is why it tastes so light compared to foreign beers. This is purely an American invention to increase profits as they hoped a lighter beer would also draw women to purchase. ~ but wait, what about all those people that call the beer I drink “girly beer”?~