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Ambitious Brew The Story of American Beer

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ISBN-10: 0156033593

ISBN-13: 9780156033596

Edition: 2006

Authors: Maureen Ogle

List price: $21.95
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Ambitious Brew, the first-ever history of American beer, tells an epic story of American ingenuity and the beverage that became a national standard. Not always America's drink of choice, beer finally took its top spot in the nation's glasses when a wave of German immigrants arrived in the mid-nineteenth century and settled in to re-create the beloved biergartens they had left behind. Fifty years later, the American-style lager beer they invented was the nation's most popular beverage--and brewing was the nation's fifth-largest industry, ruled over by titans Frederick Pabst and Adolphus Busch. Anti-German sentiments aroused by World War I fed the flames of the temperance movement and brought…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

MAUREEN OGLE is a historian and the author of several books, including  In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America and Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer . Her website can be found at . She lives in Ames, Iowa..

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