History of the Beer Steins, Glasses, and Kegs

It is well known that beer has been around for a long time. As beer itself changed, expanded, and improved, so did the way in which we actually got the beer to our mouths. The earlier vessels man used for drinking included earthenware, pottery, carved out wood, and even sewn-together pieces of leather. As time went on, man saw small improvements in the quality of their beer glasses. Early Europeans living during the time of the Bubonic plague saw the creation of beer steins, which had an enclosed top on the steins to keep flies from landing in the brew and getting the person sick.

When you want of great coffee, think Seattle. For wine, its California. But it comes to the best in beer, you go to Philadelphia? Philly has been known for its beer since colonial times times, with historic brewpubs and Breweries such as D. G. Yuengling & Son. Yuengling brewery is the oldest operating brewing company in the United States, established in 1829. It is one of the largest breweries by volume in the country. Based on sales in 2011, Yuengling was tied with the Boston Beer Company, maker of Samuel Adams brands, as the largest American-owned brewery.

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