Exclusive Preview | The Comic Book Story of Beer

Discover the history and secrets of the world's favorite beverage in our preview of The Comic Book Story of Beer!

Blair Marnellby Blair Marnell

Do you like comics? And do you love beer? Then The Comic Book Story of Beer is the right book for you!

Author Jonathan Hennessey and brewer Mike Smith have teamed up with artist Aaron McConnell for The Comic Book Story of Beer, a meticulously researched chronicle of the world’s favorite beverage that tracks its history from 7000 BC to the modern day!

In these pages, you’ll read about mankind’s first experiments with fermentation, the birth of bars and pubs, and the different varieties of beer that were popular in Ancient Rome, the Dark Ages, the Age of Exploration, and the present. Hennessey and Smith even take the time to explain the differences in the way beers are made with easy to understand illustrations by McConnell.

The Comic Book Story of Beer will be available in bookstores everywhere on September 22. But first, CraveOnline has an advance preview from The Comic Book Story of Beer, and it’s just a small taste of what you can expect from this 180 page full color book!

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You can preorder The Comic Book Story of Beer by visiting this link!

Image Credits: Reprinted with permission from The Comic Book Story of Beer, by Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith, copyright 2015, published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Illustrations copyright © 2015 by Aaron McConnell