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Brewing and Modern Science1

Nature volume 88, pages 391393 (18 January 1912) | Download Citation



THE industry of brewing has earned unenviable notoriety as affording a subject for every possible kind of controversy: it has been also the most favoured field for the application of modern science. The brewer, faced by competition and by repeated increases of taxation, has sought the help of science in order to make the best possible use of his materials; the result has been in every way a complete justification of his action.

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