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Angels' Food, Dragon's Milk, Mad Dog and Left Leg

These were popular ales of sixteenth-century London. Beer was an important part of the Elizabethan diet, providing much-needed protein. The public houses, inns and taverns that served these drinks played an equally important part in Tudor social life.

Traditional pubs are still open for business in the UK to this day, many of them dating back to the Tudor period, and a few even older.

There are still English beers with colorful names. "Dog Bolter," "Fursty Ferret" and "Tanglefoot" are all brewed in the UK today. Sadly "Left Leg" is no longer produced.

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