Ancient brews rediscovered and re-created by Patrick E. McGovern

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Interweaving archaeology and science, the author discusses his travels around the world to discover ancient brews for various beverages and then shares his own homebrew interpretations of each beverage and culturally appropriate matching meal recipes.

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StatementPatrick E. McGovern ; foreword by Sam Calagione
ContributionsCalagione, Sam, 1969- writer of foreword
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP577 .M3944 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 291 pages
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26925374M
ISBN 100393253805
ISBN 109780393253801
LC Control Number2017013159
OCLC/WorldCa959808720

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