From the HBD Archive
From: David Christian Homan <>
Subject: Re: Lemon Beer
Date: 1992-03-10 00:15:15 GMT

Excerpts From Captions of internet.homebrew-beer:
6-Mar-92 Lemon Beer ??????? (946)
>According to "Reliable Receipts", an 1889 compilation of recipes from the
>Ladies of the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, MA, when it comes
>to beverages, the lemon "surpasses all other fruits." The following fizzy
>concoction is "reminiscent of a light beer (to keep the gentlemen happy)
>without containing any demon alcohol."
>2 large lemons (about 12 oz total)
>1 gallon water
>2 cups sugar
>1 cake fresh yeast

I had a bad experience with this stuff called "Lemon n Lager" once.

Let the Brewer Beware.

- Dave.

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