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

How to drink beer and save the world
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