In the early 1770s as tensions ramped up between Colonial America & England the colonists throughout the New World increasingly turned away from buying British goods, whenever possible.
Robert Hare started brewing America’s first homemade Porter around 1773, and its success catapulted him to riches.
So popular was “Mr. Hare’s Porter” that George Washington would later have it shipped to him at the front lines of the Revolutionary War.
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