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A Brief History of Beer

From 31 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Quirky

About the show

Horse Trade presents 'A Brief History of Beer,' an hour-long, drinkeractive, time-travel adventure. More…

In this intoxicating comedy, the audience travels through time, from Ancient Sumeria to today, to help their two hops-loving hosts save beer from a mysterious nefarious villain. Wish Experience has been touring the interactive 'A Brief History of Beer' to pubs and theatres around the world since 2013. And yes, beer is consumed!

Member Reviews (31)


Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Quirky

Absorbing, Great singing, Quirky, Profound, Funny

See it if Better than what I expected. I was expecting a play by play on the people who created beer. Just better than what I expected.

Don't see it if Really looking for the history of beer.

Clever, Funny, Delightful

See it if You like beer and want to be entertained while learning a little something.

Don't see it if You're too serious.

Absorbing, Confusing

See it if If you got time for mediocre acting.....

Don't see it if If you have something better to do!!!

Cliched, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if You love drinking

Don't see it if This feels like a poorer version of the show "The Imbible"

Dizzying, Edgy, Epic, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Loved it

Don't see it if You don't like music

September 29th, 2014
"'A Brief History of Beer' happens to be very informative...It also happens to be a pretty silly excuse to drink beer while listening to a pseudo lecture on the very beverage you are drinking...These folks love beer. In fact, I think they love it a little too much; at times, it seems as though th...
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June 1st, 2015
"Takes you on a journey through time, with the help of video, sound effects, and props, and along the way will tell you a bit about how beer was discovered, how it is made, and who throughout history have tried to limit its production and distribution...The history timeline could use some tweakin...
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October 12th, 2016
"Despite the plot’s silliness, Glenn and Parry are charming to watch under Jeffrey Mayhew’s direction as they wholeheartedly commit to the ridiculousness of their show...Mayhew’s direction allows Glenn and Parry to work the room like comics, and, despite the chaos of this makeshift aesthetic, the...
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November 4th, 2014
"Essentially a theatrical drinking game...Some of the 'facts' presented in this show are questionable, which may have more to do with the fast-paced and haphazard presentation style than the accuracy of the content...All that said, Trish and Will are energetic and fun actors who clearly have an i...
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