Wine in the Middle Ages

In Middle Ages came e beer They flowed in rivers.

Period modest life par excellence, the so-called middle age But this was not the consumption of alcohol, who came every day drunk with greed and pleasure to people of all ages and walks of life.

From this fact, the point of view, sobriety was never the strongest of medieval men (for women was a different story), so that taverns and bars They were the most popular meeting places and socialization of those centuries, when the collective drunkenness were rife.

There must also be clear, however, that this apparent penchant for alcohol was enhanced by widespread fear of drinking water, a fear anything but unfounded, as it was often infects and causes several diseases, some of which are serious and even fatal (Photo gives: