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Early Beer recipe in 1844...

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August 07, 1844

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, (L.I.), N.Y., Aug. 7, 1844.
* Early beer recipe
* Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York

Page 3 has a recipe: Aromatic Beer--Takes 20 drops of the oil of spruce, 20 do. wintergreen, 20 do. sassafras. Pour 2 quarts of boiling water upon the oils, then add 8 quarts of cold water, 1 1/2 pints of molasses,& 1/4 a pint of yeast. Let... stand two hours and then bottle it. News of the day includes: "British Free Trade" "Shameful Attampt at Bribery" "The Slave" and more. Ads as well. Bit irregular at the spine, otherwise in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War