Tuesday 28 March 2017

Mar 28: Spring Lecture Series #2 / Ardent Spirits

Ardent Spirits: Adult Beverages and American Culture

Guest Speaker: Frank Clark, Historic Foodways Supervisor, Colonial Williamsburg

Topic:  Beers of Our Founding Fathers: An Overview of Brewing in the 18th Century
This lecture traces the the beginnings of the industrialization of brewing that occurred during the 18th century, and will discuss the importance of beer in the lives, culture, and economy of the founding fathers.   It will also review some of the interesting things they did with beer.

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