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Smithsonian reveals amazing homebrewing & craft beer history

Beer is food. Beer is art. Beer is commerce. Beer is luxury. Beer is daily bread. Beer is a farm product. Beer is what goes into the slushy machine before the fruit. Beer is history.

Whatever you believe beer is or should be, its history now has a home at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. “Brewing a Revolution” opens on October, 25 as part of “Food: Transforming the American Table.” The new fall 2019 update to this permanent exhibit was curated by Dr. Theresa McCulla of the American Brewing History Initiative, and highlights stories of changing foodways and “how Americans produce, prepare and consume food and drink.” 

Listen to the DC Beer Show’s conversation with Theresa McCulla, curator of the American Brewing History Initiative at the Smithsonian

The history of brewing in the US has evolved dramatically through the years, responding to immigration and urban change as well as technological innovati

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