hist-brewing: historical mashing/new "old ale"

Cindy Renfrow renfrow at skylands.net
Thu May 14 18:18:33 PDT 1998

>Let us not forget that the mashing vessels of earlier brewers were either
>wood (18th century) or lead(!) (I HOPE that I'm mis-reading Markham in
>this case).

Yes.  The word 'lead' referred to a large cauldron, not the metal.

Cindy Renfrow
renfrow at skylands.net
Author & Publisher of "Take a Thousand Eggs or More, A Collection of 15th
Century Recipes" and "A Sip Through Time, A Collection of Old Brewing

ps - thanks for the plug, guys!

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