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(1736 & 1744) The London and Country Brewer (2nd & 5th Editions) – Fox (links in post)

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(1736 & 1744) The London and Country Brewer (2nd & 5th Editions) – Fox (links in post)
October 18
12:23 2015

(1736) The London and Country Brewer – Fox
(1736 – 2nd Edition)
(1744 – 5th Edition)

The London and Country Brewer, first published in 1736, is an excellent historical beer brewing reference. Beer types explored include the London method, stout butt beer, strong brown ale called stitch, common brown ale, pale, amber and small beer. Learn about growing and selecting barley-corn, soil types, sweetening and bunging casks. A few chapter headings: – For Brewing Entire Guile Small Beer. – Of Foxing or Tainting Malt Liquors. – An Excellent Composition for feeding Butts or keeping Beers with. – To make stale Beer drink new. – For a very stinking Vessel. – Of Bunging Casks and Carrying of Malt Liquors to some distance. – Of the Pleasure and Profit of Private Brewing.

Messieur Fox describes himself as a “Person formerly concerned in a Common Brewhouse at London, but for twenty Years past has resided in the Country.”

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