History of Beer
Some Interesting Facts
Brewing is one of mankind's most ancient manufacturing arts, maybe as old as agriculture and definitely as old as bread. In fact, it is likely that beer and bread were by-products of each other! Archaeologists say that 'beerbread' was known in many eras throughout history.
Modern brewing commenced when Louis Pasteur (1822 – 1895) discovered that it was yeast that was causing fermentation.
In 1876, he published his ‘Etudes sur la biere’ in which, one could read about his findings concerning the ‘mystery of the fermentation processes’– the ‘art’ of brewing was fast becoming the ‘science of brewing’ and this continues to this very day.
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