Tuesday’s ad is another one from the United States Brewers Foundation, from 1951. This a series of ads they did in 1951 using a Q&A format aimed at highlighting different positive aspects of beer and the brewing industry.
Did Christopher Columbus discover beer in America?
Yes, in 1502, he found it brewed by the natives of Central America.
I confess I missed this part of Columbus’ legacy, but according to the ad he reported that “Central American Indians made a brew … ‘of maize, resembling English beer.’”