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VIDEO: London Beer Flood

This may sound crazy, but it’s true. In 1814, a beer tidal wave killed 8 people in the streets of London. Watch these videos and learn more about it.

VIDEO: London Beer Flood

On the 17th of October 1814 eight people were killed when nearly one and a half million litres of beer swept out of London’s Horse Shoe Brewery and formed an alcoholic tidal wave that swept down Tottenham Court Road. As well as causing loss of life, the flood rushed with such force that two houses were completely destroyed.

 

Video: London Beer Flood by Adventure Science

 

Video: Beer Tidal Wave of 1814 by HistoryPod

 

We hope you enjoyed these videos about the London Beer Flood! For more posts about the beer’s history, check out these links:

The History Of Oktoberfest
German Beer: Information & History Of Germany’s Greatest Creation
Celebrating The History Of Women Brewers
Why Do We Drink Green Beer On St. Patty’s Day? – The History of Saint Patrick

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