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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 whilst the Washington Brewery--the city's first brewery--opened. but the English-style ales produced through the early breweries within the capital and in within sight Arlington and Alexandria sat heavy at the tongue within the oppressive Potomac summers. by means of the 1850s, an inflow of German immigrants gave a frosty reprieve to their new domestic within the type of mild 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. basically Heurich survived, and whilst the venerable establishment closed in 1956, Washington, D.C., was once and not using a brewery for fifty-five years. writer and beer pupil Garrett Peck faucets this high-gravity historical past whereas introducing readers to the daring new brewers top the capital's fresh craft beer revival.

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