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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.
He loved it, read it cover to cover and said he found it very interesting and informative.
This book is truly inspiring to say the least, and it'll surely make you want to try to brew something every time you pick it up.
I love making fermented beverages, and I am looking forward to trying many of the herbal recipes in this book!
This book gave me the itch to brew some beer here at the farm. Very good book!Published 6 days 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 months ago by Holly Bishop
more history around the herbs is told. I expected more content with recipes and description of the impact on the beers, their taste or on the drinkers of the beers (health... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ernst U. Schrader