hist-brewing: looking for sources

BurrLoomis at aol.com BurrLoomis at aol.com
Wed Dec 23 08:04:27 PST 1998


In a message dated 12/23/98 0:19:12 AM EST, allotta at earthlink.net writes:
<< Eisbock beer was developed by accident about 150 years ago.  This was a
 form of distillation wherin beer is brought to below freezing.  The
 water forms ice crystals.  >>
	(1) That is NOT distillation, that's concentration by partial freezing.  
	(2) The same process is used in Normandy to make calvados from hard cider,
and is Period I believe.

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