Tara McHugh

Tara McHugh

This month’s Processing column will review the brewing process and effects of brewing on the final product properties. Beer is the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverage.

BeerBeer’s History, Market, and Nutrition
The history of beer traces back to the early Neolithic Era, or 9500 BC. During the construction of the Great Pyramids, Egyptian workers were paid four to five liters of beer a day for both refreshment and nourishment. Around 3000 BC, beer spread throughout Europe. Ea…

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Tara McHugh, Contributing Editor, Processing column
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Tara McHugh