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A Natural History of Beer / Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.

By: DeSalle, Rob.
Contributor(s): Tattersall, Ian | Wynne, Patricia [illustrator].
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2019]Description: xi, 242 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780300233674; 0300233671.Subject(s): Beer -- History | Beer -- Social aspects -- History | Brewing -- History | Fermentation -- HistoryDDC classification: 641.23
Contents:
Part one. Grains and yeast : a mashup for the ages. -- Beer, nature, and people -- Beer in the ancient world -- Innovation and an emerging industry --. Beer-drinking cultures -- Part two. Elements of (almost) every brew. Essential molecules -- Water -- Barley -- Yeast -- Hops -- Part three. The science of Gemèutlichkeit. Fermentation -- Beer and the senses -- Beer bellies -- Beer and the brain -- Part four. Frontiers, old and new. Beer phylogeny -- The resurrection men -- The future of brewing.
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Sept.-Oct. 2019
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-231) and index.

Part one. Grains and yeast : a mashup for the ages. -- Beer, nature, and people -- Beer in the ancient world -- Innovation and an emerging industry --. Beer-drinking cultures -- Part two. Elements of (almost) every brew. Essential molecules -- Water -- Barley -- Yeast -- Hops -- Part three. The science of Gemèutlichkeit. Fermentation -- Beer and the senses -- Beer bellies -- Beer and the brain -- Part four. Frontiers, old and new. Beer phylogeny -- The resurrection men -- The future of brewing.

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