BVC - King's College...

Collectively Unconscious swarm at
Thu Apr 22 06:55:50 PDT 1999

On Wed, 21 Apr 1999 OxladeMac at wrote:

> In a message dated 4/21/99 3:22:44 PM Central Daylight Time, 
> swarm at writes:
> << Which is why it was out lawed in english beer. Dreadful stuff hops. Best
>  to stick with mead. ;) >>
> Actually it was outlawed by the big wigs (priests, monks, cardinals, ect...)  
> in the church who had a monopoly on gruit and didn't want hops to cut into 
> their profits!  It was not just one law, but a series of laws.  It was 
> controversial, and the leaders frequently changed their minds - often more 
> than once per year.

Shhh! Don't say such things about the church! Do you want to be


Go to to perform mailing list tasks.

More information about the BVC mailing list