A brief history of mulled beer | NBWA: America's Beer Distributors

Surely you've heard of mulled wine, or even mulled cider, but what about mulled beer? Before the 20th century, hot or mulled beer was the drink of choice in English and American taverns and homes, especially during colder months. Seasoning beer with spices kept it from spoiling when there were no refrigerators, but eventually, the beverage fell out of fashion. Try making it for yourself to get the cozy sensation of a warm beverage and satisfy your craving for a brew.