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. . . The ancient beers, created . . . between 10,000 and 30,000 years ago, were quite different from what we know as beer today. Many were sacred beers, and hundreds contained medicinal herbs.--From the book
The author's beautiful and provocative exploration of the sacredness and folklore of ancient fermentation is revealed through 200 plants and hive products. Includes 120 recipes for ancient and indigenous beers and meads from 31 countries and six continents--and the most complete evaluation of honey ever published.
Don't let the title scare you away. This is no hocus pocus garbage. Recipes that are available are of high quality, and accurate descriptions of herbs has plenty of scientific data... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Vaurey
I purchased this as a gift for my home-brewing husband. He loved it, read it cover to cover and said he found it very interesting and informative.Published 1 month ago by Cookbook Hound
Quite a few interesting brews and good ideas but not many specifics on ingredients or quantities. Was expecting at least a few recipes.Published 3 months ago by Don Ferguson
I originally bought this book because I thought the title was funny.
This book has actually taught me a lot about a wide variety of things pertaining to beer/wine. Read more
I love making fermented beverages, and I am looking forward to trying many of the herbal recipes in this book! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amy