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Beer 101

Welcome to the world of beer. According to the dictionary, beer is a fermented alcoholic beverage brewed from malt and flavored with hops. To many, however, making and enjoying beer is a lot more than what that matter-of-fact definition describes.

Beer has evolved with civilization, and some assert that beer was the cause of civilization. By moving from hunter-gatherer to farmer, we were able centuries ago to start growing the grains needed to make beer.

So, help us keep civilization alive. In our pages, you can explore the art and science of beer making and enjoyment. We hope you enjoy the journey.

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Beer 101