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Monticello brews Jefferson–inspired ale

A revolution is brewing in the artisanal beer world, inspired by the taste of Thomas Jefferson and what was brewed historically at Monticello. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, in collaboration with Starr Hill Brewery, announces the launch of Monticello Reserve Ale, the official beer of Monticello.

Peter Hemings

Peter Hemings worked as a cook, brewer, and tailor. Jefferson inherited him, the son of Elizabeth (Betty) Hemings  and, probably, John Wayles, in 1774 from Wayles’ estate.