On their journey to the southern part of the American continent where the climate is warm, Christopher Columbus and his fellow adventurers were forced to stop in Massachusetts because of their depleted beer supply. Jeremy (Jem) Welfeld, the American pioneer born in Massachusetts, moved to Israel to fulfill his dream of spearheading the craft brewing industry in the Holy Land, and established Jem’s Beer Factory.
India Pale Ale (IPA) was prepared especially for British troops stationed in India. In order to ensure that the beer withstood the hardships of the long voyage at sea, the brewers would add extra hops, which are graced with superior preservation qualities. IPA gained popularity in Britain, after one of the freighters sunk near the port and barrels of IPA were swept ashore. They were opened, tasted, liked and embraced.scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not
The first freight train to ride the tracks in Germany, delivered barrels of beer.
The beer originally produced in the Bohemian region of Czech, was a cloudy Ale which was apparently so bad that locals would regularly flush barrels of beer down the sewers. In time, a number of locals decided that they suffered enough so they built a brewery and brought in a German brew master that specialized in light clear beer, which was never seen there before. The beer turned into a universal success and is known today as ‘Pilsner’.
In April 1948, British Air Force planes attempted to attack the building housing “Palestine Breweries Ltd.” which was located in Bat Yam. According to the Brits, the brewery was a hideout for Jewish terrorists. Due to a mistaken building identification, the planes attacked a neighboring uninhabited printing press.
Trappist monks lived simple ascetic lives in which they rarely spoke and often fasted. Since they were permitted to drink during their fasts, they developed a system to ease their ascetic ways by dunking bread in water until it turned into “liquid bread”. Over time, this drink evolved into what is known today as Trappist Beer.