197 years ago today, view the London Beer Flood place. A vat of beer containing about 162, pharm 128 gallons at the Meux and Company Brewery burst causing a chain reaction that ultimately spilled around 387,906 gallons of brew. The beer then flooded out onto the streets of London. In the end, 7 people were dead and 2 homes were destroyed along with other damages. Raise a pint to those lost souls today. You can read more about the London Beer Flood here on Wikipedia.