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6 months ago
And others who are also significant in the matter of making and enjoying beer.
6 months ago
In the 14th century, Bavarian princes Wilhelm the 3rd and Ludwig the 7th established a beer committee in order to examine the breweries' products. This committee visited pubs usually two or three times a week and if the character of the beverage wasn't adequate, there were serious consequences.
6 months ago
At the dawn of our civilization beer was a basic part of life, according to some scientists the beverage was a cornerstone of people's life. Salomon Katz, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania states that men haven't begun to produce wheat in order to bake bread but rather for the purpose of brewing beer.
7 months ago
Believe it or not, beer is perfect for external use. Plinius wrote that (ca. 2000 years ago) women from Egypt used beer for skincare. Since then it is scientifically proved that our beloved beverage is superb for our skin and hair. Are you a little skeptical about it? Try the following beer bath recipe.
7 months ago
In the beginning of the 20th century, it was still believed that if we put a triton (yes, a triton) into the tainted beer it upgrades its quality. In terms of finances it was more efficient to serve the not so good beer in wedding gigs trustingly the already drunk guests won't recognize its taste.
7 months ago
Not so long ago homebrewing was forbidden and one couldn't make his/her own beer in the comfort of their home. Luckily now we are living in the time where we don't have to struggle with problems like that, but this wasn't that easy before. Let's dive into the history of homebrewing with a little shortcut towards moonshining.
7 months ago
Beer and monks? Definitely, it's a match made in heaven. Basically thanks to the monasteries there has been significant brewing tradition from the old days. Breweries functioned inside abbeys and the recipes were religiously guarded. But how can beer and fasting go hand in hand in the monastery?
8 months ago
There are many proofs that testify women also have a special affection for the beverage.
8 months ago
Hildegard von Bingen was the Mother Superior of the Benedictine abbey of Rupertsberg and she interested in topics that weren't popular amongst nuns.

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