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The myths about beer drinking

Wednesday 13 July 2022

The usual argument for debunking the Medieval Water Myth is that water sources in the MiddleAges were safe. There’s better evidence to prove that the idea of peasants only drinking ale is nonsense: England couldn't grow enough grain for that to be possible

https://zythophile.co.uk/2022/07/12/so-how-much-ale-did-a-medieval-peasant-actually-drink-much-much-less-than-you-think