Brewing Science, Technology and Print, 1700–1880

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Routledge, Jul 28, 2015 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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How did the brewing of beer become a scientific process? Sumner explores this question by charting the theory and practice of the trade in Britain and Ireland during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 The Curious Brewer
11
2 The Theorist and the Thermometer
33
3 Brewery Instructors in Public and Private
59
4 The Value of Beer
83
5 Chemists Druggists and Beer Doctors
107
6 Professors in the Brewhouse
135
7 Treatises for the Trade
157
8 Analysis and Synthesis
181
Conclusion
207
Glossary
213
Notes
217
Works Cited
259
Index
283
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