Posted by Caroline on August 17, 1998 at 14:37:31:
In response to Beer and ale were safer to drink than water, written by RogerV on August 17, 1998 at 12:49:24
] However, OVER-indulgence in beer and ale was a health problem of another type....
Yes, but as the engraver Hogarth pointed out..."Beer Alley" was far more healthy than "Gin Lane". Carolyn B's posted some statistics on gin-drinking in the archives, somewhere.
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