Here’s an article which I thought was worth bringing to your attention.

So, Ladies & Gentlemen, if you enjoy tales of ships & beer … click on the link to the original article and read on!

Did you know that in the golden age of sail, a seaman in the Royal Navy was entitled to a ration of 6.5 pints of beer per day? OK, pretty poor quality beer in all likelihood. When the beer supplies ran out, sailors would depend upon an alcoholic cocktail known as grog which comprised rum, water and […]

via Portsmouth – Battleships, Gunboats & Grog! — Fintan’s Brew Book