[Fwd: hist-brewing: Re: Domesday Ale]

bjm10 at cornell.edu bjm10 at cornell.edu
Fri Feb 13 14:14:04 PST 1998



On Fri, 13 Feb 1998, Baden,Doug wrote:

> If you want documentation, I have it.  To 1000 BC (Kalevese, and I am
> not spelling it right) .  Hops are medieval.  Heck, look at the coats of
> arms for some towns that have the hops plant from the 1000's.

And this is in England, right?  Documented to having been used in England 
to make beers that far back.

> held the recipes and garnished the profits, so they made it illegal to
> use the Germanic equivalent of Kudzu, known as Hops.  There is enough
> law from the 1100's on to support this.  Just look them up :).

And their use in England?  I never questioned their use on the Continent, 
only in England.



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