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Country House Brewing in England, 1500-1900
Until the eighteenth century or even later, beer was the staple drink of most men and women at all levels of society. Tea and coffee were expensive luxuries while water might well carry disease. To supply the needs of both owners and servants, every country house with an accessible source of water had a brewhouse, usually close at hand. Although many of the brewhouses ...more
Hardcover, 332 pages
Published August 2nd 2003 by Bloomsbury Academic
(first published July 1st 1996)
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