Women used to dominate the beer industry – until the witch accusations started pouring in

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Women used to dominate the beer industry – until the witch accusations started pouring in

#1 Post by Phoenix » Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:04 pm

https://theconversation.com/women-used- ... -in-155940

Humans have been drinking beer for almost 7,000 years, and the original brewers were women.
They wore the tall, pointy hats so that their customers could see them in the crowded marketplace. They transported their brew in cauldrons. And those who sold their beer out of stores had cats not as demon familiars, but to keep mice away from the grain.
Over time, it became more dangerous for women to practice brewing and sell beer because they could be misidentified as witches.
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