Beer in America: The Early Years 1587-1840

By Gregg Smith

A definitive and fresh account of the role of beer in our country’s founding and formative years. Beginning with the colonial era and ending with America’s emergence as an industrial power, Beer in America contains many surprising revelations, including the reason the Mayflower really landed at Plymouth, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson as homebrewers, and forging the Constitution after hours over beer.

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  • Author: Gregg Smith
  • Pages: 300
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • ISBN: 0-937381-65-9, 978-0937381656
  • Case Qty: 32

About the Author

Gregg Smith

Gregg Smith is a noted beer historian and beer styles reviewer. He travels extensively researching, writing and speaking about beer and brewing. He is author of The Beer Enthusiast’s Guide (Storey Communications, 1994) and Beer: A History (Avon Books, 1995), as well as The Beer Drinker’s Bible a…Read more