Bits of Gibbon (Vol. 1 Chap. 9)

Strong beer, a liquor extracted with very little art from wheat or barley and corrupted (as it is strongly expressed by Tacitus) into a certain semblance of wine, was sufficient for the gross purposes of German debauchery.

He’s been to Oktoberfest then…

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