100 years after the start of prohibition, the Heurich House Museum and ANXO have teamed up to recreate Christian Heurich’s Liberty Apple Champagne, an accidental invention that became incredibly popular in the three weeks it was allowed to be sold before prohibition hit D.C.
In an attempt to ensure his brewery would be able to stay open once the prohibition law went into effect, Heurich purchased $100,000 worth of Stayman Winesap apples to make a non-alcoholic beverage. Unfortunately, the apples fermented in their own juices and became the 6% ABV Liberty Apple Champagne, but Heurich was allowed to sell as much of his stock as possible during a three week period, and even the White House indulged.
Utilizing historically accurate techniques for maximum accuracy, the Heurich House Museum and ANXO pay tribute to the city’s largest brewery. “We are excited to partner with ANXO to release the historic Heurich’s Liberty Apple Cider, especially because of their commitment to plantin
Source: DC Beer
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