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‘‘Newspapers of that era frequently ran stories with a focus on household management that helped readers cope with the hardships faced in a developing country. They offered advice on any number of topics. Beer and brewing-related articles were as routine as columns with hints on how to keep bears out of the garden and which moss was best to seal cabin walls.’’

An illustration of the importance of beer to the early settlers in the United States
From the book
Beer in America: The Early Years – 1587-1840
Gregg Smith (Brewers Publications, 1998)

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