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brewer named John Wagner brought his lager yeast from Bavaria to hisnew brewery in Philadelphia. 1. European brewers were moving away from ale yeast, and they began producing more lagers.2. With the help of the German immigrants who brought their trade with them to America, the industry expanded rapidly, reaching a record number of 4,131 breweries in 1873. IV. The Early 1900’s to present day were also influential to the beer industry.A. Starting in 1920 a big blow came to the beer industry when the Prohibition Law was passed.1. This lasted for 7 years and outlawed the brewing and distribution of any alcohol.a. When this law was done away with, it started a brand new growth within the industry to where it rests today. B. Today the industry has grown to where the output of beer

for 1997 was 202,803,972 barrels, where each barrel=31.1. This output of beer takes in the approximate 500 breweries in the United States today. Conclusion: In conclusion, as you can see there is a great history behind this great beverage and to fully understand it you have to go as far back as the dawn of civilization. Today you have learned the history of beer from the how the Sumerians had a prayer to the gods for it to how much beer was produced in this country last year. I hope everyone now has a greater appreciation for this drink and I would like to leave you with a quote from an unknown monk in the middle ages. “He who drinks beer sleeps well. He who sleeps well can not sin. He who does not sin goes to heaven. Amen.”