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61-Women Who Brew

61-Women Who Brew

Beer is often thought of as a man’s drink, but women brewed most of the beer and ale drunk during the English Renaissance. Learn about the history of female brewsters in this latest episode, hosted by literary historian Liz Rodriguez and comic actress Nicole Keating. Thought to be women’s work, making alcohol was often looked down upon. But once it started to turn a profit, women got pushed out of this increasingly lucrative industry. Find out the answers to... How commonly were women involved in brewing? Why would women get involved in brewing profession? What were beliefs and attitudes about women who made their living this way? Tune in for this raunchy jaunt through medieval and English culture and entertainment. Contact/follow on Facebook, Twitter, rudetudors.com, [email protected]

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