Peabody Essex Museum to host historic beer tasting

On August 11, 2011 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. (US Eastern), the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts will host "A Pint of the Past," a tasting of historic beers whose recipes are based on "ancient and historic beers."

Brewers to take part in the tasting include Dogfish Head, Anchor Brewing, Kiuchi, Samuel Smith, and Hofbrauhaus. Tickets to the Aug. 11 tasting are US$55 for PEM members and US$65 for nonmembers. Reservations should be made by Aug. 4.