Tag: international trade

The Birth and Quick Death of Canada’s First Commercial Brewery, 1671–1675

By Matthew Bellamy
Few nations are more blessed by nature than Canada when it comes to brewing beer. The vast northern territory has ideal climatic conditions to produce all of the natural ingredients—barley, hops, and fresh water—to manufacture a perfect pint.

The Reinheitsgebot: Between German Consumer Culture and the European Market

By Robert Terrell
On 15 July, 1987, West German federal president Richard von Weizsäcker received a letter from one Andreas Z., which began: “Much has been written about the Reinheitsgebot lately.”