History of the World part 1

It’s just beer, right?  Why are the History and Discovery Channels doing specials on beer?  If you believe the History Channel, then you know that the answer is: Joking aside, he invention and subsequent influence yielded by beer helped shape civilization as we know it.   Beer dates back to early Mesopotamia and traces of it have been found in cultures all over the world.   It may...
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What is Beer?

The very question is heavily debated right now with different entities all trying to define, and possibly shape, the culture, process, and even volume.  There is plenty of time to debate craft versus non-craft and eventually I’ll offer my two cents, but today I am going to be completely objective. What IS beer? Beer is a fermented, malt-based alcoholic beverage; the composition of which...
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