In 1814, London Was Flooded By Beer

The irony is, 3 pubs were destroyed in the process…

“On October 17, 1814, a three-story-high vat of beer exploded inside a London brewery and unleashed a tidal wave of porter that killed eight people in the neighboring tenements. On the anniversary of the London Beer Flood, look back at one of history’s strangest disasters.” -History.com

Source: http://www.history.com/news/the-london-beer-flood-200-years-ago

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