Jamaica Plain has at least one famous brewery complex and at least one famous brewery, but did you know that at one time the neighborhood was the brewery hub of the country?
Jamaica Plain Historical Society Vice President Michael Reiskind will lead, “The Lost Breweries of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain,” a slide talk Oct. 2, 7 p.m. at the Urbano Project-29 Germania Street (in the Brewery Complex).
In 1900, the banks of the Stony Brook had 24 breweries, according to information supplied by the Roxbury Historical Society, which is sponsoring the talk.
Filipe E. Oliveira, founder and president of Percival Beer Company will also talk briefly about his new craft beer company, Percival Beer named after the street he grew-up on in Dorchester. Percival Beer Company sells Dot Ale 1630 and Kompadre Lager and is planning on releasing a Roxbury brand, Puddingstone Stout next year.