The history of American beer, in many ways, is the history of the United States itself. American craft breweries are now on the forefront of complex conversations about science, business and innovation. Food Wednesday explores American history through the prism of beer – and finds out why the Smithsonian is embracing the brew as a vehicle for learning about forces that shape America.

Guests

  • Susan Evans McLure Program Director, Smithsonian Food History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
  • Greg Engert Beer Director, Neighborhood Restaurant Group
  • Mike Stein Beer History Consultant, Lost Lagers; Brewery Tour Guide and Historian, D.C. Brau; Senior Staff Writer, D.C. Beer.
  • Nathan Zeender Head Brewer, Right Proper Brewing Company

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