Grab a pint and subscribe! 🍺 🍻 Why a podcast on the History of beer? Because what can be more telling than a tradition that has brewed since the dawn of civilization? Alcohol is both at the center and at the extremes of the human experience. Throughout History, alcohol has been food, drink, ecstasy, currency,Continue reading “EPS # 5 🍺 🍻 The Ascent of Lager”
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EPS # 4 🍺 🍻 Explaining the Gestapo
🍺 🍻 In today’s Hoppy History episode, we explore the myth and realities surrounding the dreadful Gestapo.
EPS # 3 🍺 🍻 Brewing the Industrial Revolution 🍺 🍻
🍺 🍻What was the impact of the Industrial Revolution on brewing? As it turns out, quite a lot! In this episode. Professor Malcolm Purinton joins us to explore the profound impact the English Industrial Revolution had on society, economics…and brewing!
EPS # 2 🍺 🍻 Ukraine’s Troubled History
🍺 🍻 Why is Ukraine so important to the security of Europe? Why has it suffered through so many outbursts of violence? To answer these two burning questions, I invited my good friend Ryan Stackhouse to the show. Ryan holds a Ph.D. in European History from Florida State University and he specializes in everyday lifeContinue reading “EPS # 2 🍺 🍻 Ukraine’s Troubled History”
EPS #1🍺🍻 Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch
For this episode of Hoppy History, I am joined by Ryan Stackhouse. Ryan holds a PhD in European History from Florida State University and he specializes in everyday life under the Third Reich. You may be interested in his latest book, Enemies of the People: Hitler’s Critics and the Gestapo. As Ryan tells us the story of the infamous failed coup, get ready for a massive amount of confusion and a whole lot of messiness. And while we are at it, let’s remember this strange episode in the life of Munich is one of the first chapters of one the darkest periods in modern history.