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Beeronomics: How Beer Explains The World

By Ted Child
  • January 15, 2019
I long for beer books like this that don’t just detail how history affected beer, but talk about how beer affected history. The authors argue that “Beer has shaped the trajectory of Western civilization more than most political philosophers might like to admit."
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Books In Review: My Beer Year by Lucy Burningham

By Ted Child
  • October 16, 2017
My Beer Year would be perfect reading for those thinking of taking the Cicerone or BJCP exam, or like me, have just finished. Even better, I think, would be those in the beer vortex of studying who might be able to convince themselves that this book still qualifies as studying or who just need a break from style guidelines.
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Books In Review

By Ted Child
  • September 1, 2016

Reading Fiction #1: The Misfortunates The front cover of The Misfortunates, written by Belgian Dimitri Verhulst, depicts four small, indistinct men floating in a gigantic glass of beer. As they…

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On Aging Beer

By Ted Child
  • April 24, 2016
Vintage Beer, by Patrick Dawson, came along at the perfect time for me, with a half dozen or so of my cellared beers getting close to the year-old stage.
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