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It has been argued that the discovery of beer and bread are responsible for our ability to advance technology and develop civilization over the last eight thousand years. Explore the social and cultural dimensions of beer, as well as the scientific and technical breakthroughs which have led to the sophisticated 21st century brewery. Follow brewers from ancient Mesopotamia through the Industrial Revolution where brewing, as we knew it, changed from artisan-based endeavor to industrial manufacturing and back.

Course Number: BREW-40012
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)