Secret Life of Beer!: Legends, Lore and Little-Known Facts

Secret Life of Beer!: Legends, Lore and Little-Known Facts

by Alan D. Eames


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Pour a cold one and get ready for some serious drinking stories! Beer’s timeless allure has inspired, influenced, and excited human beings for thousands of years. This fun and intriguing collection includes little-known secrets of beer culture, exploring the mysterious history of this noble fermented beverage through poetry, song, and quirky quotes from famous beer drinkers. You’ll be ready for another round as you immerse yourself in the legends and lore surrounding your favorite frothy beverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580176019
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 05/01/2005
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 980,142
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 4.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

The late Alan D. Eames is the author of The Secret Life of Beer! and A Beer Drinker’s Companion. He was a cultural anthropologist and magazine writer, and a founding director of the American Museum of Brewing History & Fine Arts in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky.

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Secret Life of Beer: Legends, Lore, and Little-Known Facts 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
StoutHearted on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This cute book the size of your pocket holds a lot of fascinating info. Factual information about the history of beer and brewing is interspersed with quotes from famous folks like Rudyard Kipling, Shakespeare, and Martin Luther, as well as quotes from film and literature. One gets the sense that beer has always been and always will be, so long as there is civilization. This book is best for coffee tables or by the john and makes for an entertaining, fascinating read.