Secret Life of Beer!: Legends, Lore and Little-Known Facts
Beer has inspired, influenced, and excited human beings for thousands of years and Alan D. Eames, the certified “king of beer,” has traveled the world uncovering The Secret Life of Beer. In this book, he reveals untold stories, lore, and references to beer in poetry, song, literature, and history. Readers will be astonished to learn the esoteric facts Eames has discovered, such as that in most ancient cultures only women were allowed to brew, and for much of history beer was considered a nourishing alternative to drinking water!
From its origins among early civilizations to a hallowed place in the history of mankind, the art, the history, the culture, and the mystery of fermented beverages is the subject of historical fact, mythological speculation, and philosophical enquiry. The Secret Life of Beer! shares bits and pieces of this intriguing cultural history, along with quotes from such diverse beer drinkers as Nietzsche and Charles Darwin, in an inviting, highly browseable format.
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Review: The Secret Life of Beer!ユーザー レビュー - TJ Shelby - Goodreads
Fascinating book, sometimes little repetitive but otherwise a fun facts history of beer and culture. Here are some of my FAVE parts: "For early mankind, the mood altering properties were supernatural ... レビュー全文を読む
Review: The Secret Life of Beer!: Exposed: Legends, Lore & Little-Known Factsユーザー レビュー - Karen Powell - Goodreads
This book is best for coffee tables or by the john and makes for an entertaining, fascinating read. レビュー全文を読む