How Beer Saved the World

How Beer Saved the World

DVD - 2011
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Did you know that Beer was critical to the birth of civilization? Or that it played a crucial role in the building of the pyramids, the founding of America, the industrial revolution, and advancements in medicine. That's right, beer. Scientists and historians line up to tell the amazing, untold story that puts beer at the center of the human civilization.
Publisher: Louisville, CO : Gaiam Americas, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780766254961
Branch Call Number: 641.23 HOW
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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quagga Mar 14, 2014

According to this entertaining documentary, Benjamin Franklin once said, "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

Sep 22, 2013

It's even better if you've had a few beers B4 you watch it. Then play "Hi Bob" afterwards.

Mar 10, 2013

Until almost modern times, it wasn't just a drink -- beer was vital to life. Where water contained deadly bacteria, beer was safe, as the fermentation killed the germs. It was drunk by men, women and children for a large period of time, and inspired great moments in human history. Beer was vital to the birth of America from the moment the Mayflower stopped in Plymouth. An interesting movie....

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