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Desert Cicerone: Where’s Beer Heading? To Answer This Question, We Picked Experts’ Brains—and Looked to the Past

When I ponder beer history, two things stand out: the use of hops, and the invention of the drum roaster. The former happened 800 to 900 years ago, give or take. Antiseptic agents are needed in the fermentation of beer to keep the good microflora in and the bad out. Brewers didn’t know this—Louis Pasteur’s […]