Events for Thursday, March 16, 2017

Brews & Brains

Thursday, 03/16/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Prince William Historic Preservation Foundation and BadWolf Brewing on March 16, 2017 from 6-8pm as we examine the role of beer throughout American History for the next few months in a series we call Brews and Brains! The Prince William and Northern Virginia area has a rich social history throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th century in which beer played a part. From the role of taverns as a social and political venue throughout the 18th and 19th century, the impact of alcohol throughout the Civil War, to the economic influence of the development of breweries throughout the 20th century and prohibition, alcohol played a role in shaping the area today. Our launch for the series begins with a panel discussion on Brewing: Past and Present We will be discussing the development of the beer industry and microbreweries Panelist include: Virginia beer historian and author: Lee Graves local brewers from Heroic Aleworks & Brew Republic Bierwerks in Prince William County **Books will be for sale and PW Historic Preservation Division will be taking donations Next Brews and Brains: April 20th - Alcohol & The Civil War May 18th - 18th Century Virginia Taverns June 15th - The Portner Beer Barons Attachments


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