History.org: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Official History and Citizenship Website


April 4, 2011

New video: Building a Better Brew

Beer and WhiskeyColonial Williamsburg’s Historic Foodways staff have spent years researching and reconstructing beer recipes from the 18th century. It’s toil that comes with a rich reward: a cold beer awaits at the end of each batch.

Watch the video.

Listen to the podcast.


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