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The Truth About George Washington's Hidden Beer Recipe

At the back of his journal from his time as a Virginia Colonel, George Washington wrote a recipe for small beer. By today's standards, it's pretty unappetizing. Learn more about Washington's recipe, and the journal it's found in, from Thomas Lannon, assistant director of manuscripts, archives, and rare books at the New York Public Library.

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