The London Beer Flood

While the prospect of a flood of free beer may be appealing to some, this bizarre disaster was catastrophic to the neighborhood of St. Giles in London. The tidal wave of 135,000 gallons of porter left death and destruction in its wake. This week, Robin will tackle the infamous tale of the Beer Tsunami.

Sources

Smithsonian Magazine
History.com
Atlas Obscura
All That’s Interesting

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