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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.
Very cool info in this book. I have experimented with some of it with good results.Published 1 month ago by Karl Spaeth
This book gave me the itch to brew some beer here at the farm. Very good book!Published 2 months ago by Jonathan C.
I read a lot of books about herbs, wild edibles, and beer making. Well, this pretty much covers them all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by K. W. Marshall
I've been looking for a book like this for over a decade and am impressed with the research and scope. I was pleased to see more than the usual Eurocentric entrees too. Read morePublished 4 months ago by lhamo55
Lots of fascinating information in this book. My husband checked it out from the library, and we found we had to have our own copy to keep as a reference/recipe book.Published 4 months ago by Jennifer McKeithen
A history at the intersection of beer and herbalism, lots of interesting facts and recipes. I am a homebrewer and I have made some very unique and interesting ales based on... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Holly Bishop