The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World's Favorite Beverage from 7000 BC to Today's Craft Brewing Revolution

By Jonathan Hennessey, Mike Smith, Aaron McConnell

New York Times Best Seller

A full-color, lushly illustrated photo novel that recounts the many-layered prior and current of beer via dynamic pairings of images and meticulously researched perception into the historical past of the world's favourite brew.

The background of Beer involves Life!

We drink it. we like it. yet how a lot will we fairly learn about beer? ranging from round 7000 BC, beer has emerged as an incredible point using humankind’s improvement, a job it has endured to play via today’s craft brewing explosion. With The comedian ebook tale of Beer, the first-ever nonfiction picture novel all for this such a lot favourite beverage, you could keep on with alongside from the very starting, as authors Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith workforce up with illustrator Aaron McConnell to offer the major figures, occasions, and, convinced, beers that formed and regularly made heritage. No dull, previous historic textual content the following, McConnell’s flexible paintings style—moving from period-accurate renderings to cartoony diagrams to historic caricatures and back—finds an equivalent and potent companion within the pithy, informative textual content of Hennessey and Smith provided in captions and notice balloons on every one web page. the result is a filling mix of phrases and photographs absolute to please the beer aficionado and comics geek alike.

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