York Country Heritage Trust to hold Homebrew Workshops, walking tour this spring

Submitted: A 1960’s postcard shows the Golden Plough Tavern, built in 1741, and the General Gates House, built in 1751.

Love beer? Want to learn more about it and how to make it? Attend the Homebrew Workshops: Techniques of Yesterday and Today series this spring hosted by the York Country Heritage Trust.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30: Discuss and practice modern and colonial brewing techniques. The workshop will include light lunch and beverages and will be held at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York.
Noon to 3 p.m. April 20: Bottle brews and bake bread with the grain from the first workshop. Attendees can also church butter to top the bread. The workshop includes the bread tasting, cheese and beverages at the Golden Plough Tavern, 157 W. Market St., York.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 14: Bring friends to taste the fruits of the labor. Sample homebrews, evaluate them and discuss the techniques at Liquid Hero Brewery, 50 E. North St., York.
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 14: The Pubs of York: Yesterday and Today Walking Tour will stroll through downtown and visit watering holes from past and present.

Tickets are on sale now through an Eventbrite page and those who wish to use a payment method other than credit can purchase them at the Historical Society Museum. Walking tour tickets cost $15. The three-part workshop series costs $70. The walking tour and workshops cost $75. All attendees must be 21 years or older and must have proper identification. Tickets are non-refundable. All events are rain or shine. Email events@yorkheritage.org with questions.

Don’t forget about the Historical Society Museum’s 21st Annual Art & Leisure Auction 5:30 p.m. April 12.

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