Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Welcomes Guests to Meet the Brewer at All- New Bethlehem Brewed & Distilled Exhibit

Jun 17th, 2015Press Release from Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

BBD LogoBETHLEHEM, PA – Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is kicking off the opening of its new exhibit Bethlehem Brewed & Distilled with an additional monthly program entitled, Meet the Brewer, the first of which will be held on Saturday, June 20, at 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm.

Each month, visitors can meet with Bethlehem Brewed & Distilled guest curator and beer historian Chris Bowen for an in-depth look at the history and techniques of brewing in Colonial America. Along with a tour of the new Bethlehem Brewed & Distilled exhibit, guests can take part in a complimentary tasting of homemade colonial brews, available exclusively at the Goundie House (alternate entry).

Tickets are $20 and include complimentary tasting and access to the 1810 Goundie House exhibit, located at 505 Main Street. Space is limited to 20 guests per program time. Guests must be at least 21 years or older to participate in the tasting and a valid photo ID must be presented.BBD PR Picture 4

All proceeds from the Meet the Brewer program support the Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites mission to bring history to life through education and preservation.

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history.  Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, America’s first municipal water pumping system, and one of the world’s greatest industrial companies.  Historic Bethlehem is located in Eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the north and 2 hours west of New York City.  Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a National Historic Landmark district. For more information please call 1-800-360-TOUR or visit www.HistoricBethlehem.org.

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