An unusual business deal was finalized on this day, July 9th, in 1774. Brewer Thomas Robinson signed a lease to store his beer, aging barrels, in the cellar of the Newport Rhode Island Courthouse. It was the extension of a similar arrangement that dated back to 1771.
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Copyright Gregg Smith – His latest book “American Beer History” is available on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/American-Beer-History-Mayflower-Microbreweries/dp/108155410X/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=American+Beer+History&qid=1625503750&sr=8-2