hist-brewing: barrels

bjm10 at cornell.edu bjm10 at cornell.edu
Thu May 6 15:25:23 PDT 1999



On Thu, 6 May 1999, Lance Petersen wrote:

> I thought I had a source...but now naturally can't find the cite...that alluded
> to a spruce sap coating/lining that had to be replaced after each use and


That's brewer's pitch--pine tar.

Could be how pine tar got the name...

Barley Retsina, anyone?


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