Joseph Priestley: Lived next to a brewery...

...and as you might expect interesting things happened.
Joseph Priestley: Discoverer of Oxygen
Next time you force carbonate your keg think of Joseph Priestly. Seems he was the first to perfect a way to artificially carbonate liquid. If you read the article above from the American Chemical Society you'll see he did much more than that.

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See all things lead to beer ;-)


Nate said...

... and the Priestly House historical site is just up river (Northumberland, PA) from Selinsgrove brewery.


Adam said...

I think not!

Heheh...that's right I guess I could have guessed you would weigh in on this one :-)