Foreign News: Prince's Brew

Ask any British schoolboy about Burton-on-Trent and loudly will he answer, "That's where the ale comes from." Ask him what ale and he will cry, "Bass's Ale!" Almost as familiar as the Prince of Wales' three feathers is the pale red triangle of Bass's Pale Ale and Stout, sign manual of the firm of Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton who have brewed the potent, acrid, yellowish brew—which Britons drink in preference to beer—ever since Washington wintered at Valley Forge.

Burton brewers have been potent in politics nearly as...

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