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Strange tales of ale by Martyn Cornell

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Published by Amberley Publishing in Glouscestershire, [U.K.] .
Written in English


  • Miscellanea,
  • Beer,
  • Ale,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27188251M
ISBN 101445647974
ISBN 109781445647975

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Although most of the stories in Strange Tales of Ale ($20, Amberley Publishing) are about beer in England, they are well-written and accessible to a North American audience. Cornell certainly knows his history and brings us such stories as the Great London Beer Flood of when a huge vat containing tons of porter failed, causing a veritable tsunami of ale that drowned eight people. Winner of Beer Book of the Year at the British Guild of Beer Writers Awards The history of ale and beer is pitted with strange tales. Take the way the RAF made sure British troops received supplies of beer after the D-Day landings in , for.   The link between ale and bridal gowns, the odd story of pea beer, the most notorious brewer in history, the true story of the yard of ale and brewing beer from Christmas trees – these and many other tales have been collected by Martyn Cornell, an award-winning writer and beer historian, and will amuse, entertain and educate beer fans everywhere.5/5. Strange Tales of Ale is published by Amberley Publishing, and costs £ hardback, £ as an ebook (unlike Amber Gold and Black, my last book, from a different publisher, I get rather less of a royalty on the ebook version of STOA than on the Finnish .

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