Beer in America: The Early Years, 1587-1840 : Beer's Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation

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Siris Books, Jan 1, 1998 - Cooking - 315 pages
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One of the most important but little-known aspects of early American history is the role of beer in our country's founding and formative years. This definitive account of beer's impact on people and events that shaped the birth of a nation will astonish readers. Beginning with the pre-colonial era and ending with America's emergence as an industrial power, this book is a fresh and swiftly flowing adventure.

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Review: Beer in America: The Early Years--1587-1840: Beer's Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation

User Review  - KDB - Goodreads

I found the level of research and overall presentation of beer and the drinking culture in early America disappointing. This book would be good for those who have minimal to little prior knowledge of beer consumption in history, or American history in general. Read full review

Review: Beer in America: The Early Years--1587-1840: Beer's Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation

User Review  - Christian - Goodreads

Didn't enjoy this much. The historical aspect would have been great to focus on, but the author felt a need to flesh out and fluff up the word count for no perceptible reason. The narrative suffers ... Read full review

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