Talk on the history of brewing in NH set for March 20 in New Hampton

NEW HAMPTON —Glenn Knoblock of Wolfeboro will give a talk on the history of brewing in New Hampshire at 7 p.m.on Tuesday, March 20, at the Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main St. in New Hampton. The information will be drawn from hia book, "Brewing in New Hampshire,k" and will show how beer went from home to tavern to brewery brewed. A collection of brewer anecdotes will be shared, as well as unusual and rare photos and advertisements documenting the changes in the industry and showing the state's earliest brewers. A number of lesser-known brewers and breweries that operated in New Hampshire will be discussed, including the only brewery owned and operated by a woman prior to the modern era. Back in the day, beer was the beverage of choice. Discover how kids drank it, women brewed it, and the Granite State embraced it. The event is being sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and fundraising items will be available for sale.