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Garrett Peck,Greg Kitsock's Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C. PDF

By Garrett Peck,Greg Kitsock

ISBN-10: 1540209970

ISBN-13: 9781540209979

ISBN-10: 1626194416

ISBN-13: 9781626194410

think the jubilation of thirsty electorate in 1796 while the Washington Brewery--the city's first brewery--opened. but the English-style ales produced by means of the early breweries within the capital and in within reach Arlington and Alexandria sat heavy at the tongue within the oppressive Potomac summers. by way of the 1850s, an inflow of German immigrants gave a frosty reprieve to their new domestic within the kind of gentle yet flavorful lagers. Brewer barons like Christian Heurich and Albert hold ruled the faucets of urban saloons until eventually creation floor to a halt with the dry days of Prohibition. purely Heurich survived, and whilst the venerable establishment closed in 1956, Washington, D.C., was once with out a brewery for fifty-five years. writer and beer student Garrett Peck faucets this high-gravity historical past whereas introducing readers to the daring new brewers major the capital's fresh craft beer revival.

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