Friday, November 16, 2007

Empty Beer Barrels Spur Plymouth Rock Landing

http://www.philly.com/dailynews/features/20071116_Joe_Sixpack___The_Mayflower_beer_tale_takes_a_hit.html

Philadelphia Daily News
16 November 2007

Joe Sixpack
by Don Russell

The Mayflower beer tale takes a hit

IT IS ONE of the grand chapters of America's storied beer history: Having survived more than two brutal months at sea in their voyage to the New World, the Pilgrims finally set anchor at Plymouth Rock, forced to find dry land because their barrels were empty. [...] Unfortunately, according to Chicago author Bob Skilnik, it's a myth. [...]

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http://beerinfood.com/BeerPilgrims.html

Beer & The Pilgrims

By Bob Skilnik