Superinteressantes Posting auf Badass Digest über einen Unfall einer Brauerei in Central London (Tottenham Court Road) im Jahr 1814, infolge dessen 1.470.000 Liter Bier die Straßen überflutete und mehrere Menschen ums Leben kamen. Late in the afternoon at the Horse Shoe on Monday October 17th 1814 an 800lb iron restraining hoop fell off one of the vats, which was full to the brim with 3,550 barrels (more than a million pints) of finest 10-month-old Meux’s Porter. A clerk made a note of the occur[...]

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