Reinheitsgebot: Bavarian Beer Laws
There are more than 8200 craft breweries in the United States. But it is a strange irony of the history of beer that, in sixteenth century Bavaria, the flavorful adulterations of brew common in craft brews were banned in a proclamation that still affects the industry today. The 1516 Reinheitsgebot, or “beer purity law," deserves to be remembered.
For years in the early twentieth century there was one kind of light that dominated above all else: Neon.
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