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Ancient Brews

Rediscovered and Re-Created

by Patrick E. McGovern

Hardcover, 291 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 |


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Interweaving archaeology and science, the author discusses his travels around the world to discover ancient brews for various beverages and then shares his own homebrew interpretations of each beverage and culturally appropriate matching meal recipes.

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Patrick McGovern, scientific director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Project at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, delves into the early history of fermentation in his latest book. Courtesy of Alison Dunlap hide caption

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Courtesy of Alison Dunlap