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BEERology

 

BEERology, an exhibit on beer at the San Diego Museum of Man

Held Over for an Extended Engagement Through Summer 2015

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A big wall of words for "beer" in different langauges.

Modern civilization is beer civilization! Agriculture, cities, writing, and religion all have ties to ancient craft brewing.

Ancient Egyptians, Sumerians, Chinese, and others each perfected the brewing arts in interesting, and even strange, ways. Beer-loving headhunters from the Amazon, for example, did the amazing trick of chewing poisonous cassava root so it could become a drinkable beer.

Learn fascinating stories and see phenomenal artifacts that reveal the links between beer and culture, such as the solid gold beer cup of an Inca king.

Upcoming beer tastings:

August 14, 2014: Women in Brewing. We're celebrating women in the craft beer industry, from CEOs to brewers, with the craft brews they help produce. Buy tickets here!

October 9, 2014: Oktoberfest Beer Tasting. Enjoy Oktoberfest under the grand rotunda by sampling a variety of traditional German-style beers.

January 8, 2015: Ancient Ales. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery will be pouring their Ancient Ales series of beers that are inspired by ancient beer recipes. Don't miss the chance to try beers similar to those featured in the BEERology exhibit!

March 12, 2015: Exotic Ingredients Beer Tasting. Sample adventurous craft beers brewed with unique ingredients like coffee, vanilla bean, peppers, and more!

April 9, 2015: Craft Beer and Food Pairing Tasting. Enjoy specially paired craft beers and food samples, and discover how the flavors of each complement, enhance, and contrast in surprising and delicious ways.

May 14, 2015: Hopfest. Sample the bold hop flavors of beer with a variety of IPAs and other hoppy beer styles.

June 18, 2015: Craft Beer on the Border. Explore the styles and flavors of craft beers from south of the border.

 

Here's a peek at just a little of the exhibit's content: 



 


 

To co-sponsor this remarkable exhibit, contact Hope Carlson, Chief Development Officer, at hcarlson@museumofman.org, (619) 239-2001, extension 16.

If you'd like to hold an event in conjunction with our beer exhibit, contact Teri Saffon, Special Events Manager, at tsaffon@museumofman.org, (619) 239-2001, extension 31.


Special thanks to our generous sponsors:

                       Loughridge Family
                            Patrick Wilkening