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Other problems were man-made, the culprits being the taverns and alewives who produced perhaps the bulk of the ale consumed outside the great households. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)So outstandingly repugnant were some of the alewives' home brews that they inspired a whole sub-genre of poetry, the "good gossips' tradition. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)
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