Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer and Save the World

by Christopher M. O’Brien

(New Society Publishers, $17.95)

The dramatic history of beer goes back almost as far as civilization itself. Christopher M. O’Brien traces brewskis through the ages and explains how trends like organic beer and small-scale, local breweries are changing beer’s (and Earth’s) future for the better.

This article originally appeared in Plenty in January 2007.

Copyright Environ Press 2007