Publisher: Avon Books, 1995.
Soft Cover, 255 pages, 5 x 8.
Here's a nice, easy-to-read book on the history of beer and brewing. Its the perfect book to gain a quick but thorough understanding of beer's role throughout history.
From the book cover: "Beer is mentioned in the Egyptian Book Of The Dead, written 5000 years ago. In the Middle Ages, some brewers were made saints. And the fine points of the U.S. Constitution were hammered out at the India Queen Tavern. It has helped found great cities and civilizations; spawned philosophies; and incited wars, rebellions, riots, and expansionist movements throughout recorded time. In fact, few discoveries have had a more sweeping and profound effect on the history of humankind than that of the beloved beverage called beer."
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