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    The study of beer and beer-making, including the role particular ingredients play in the brewing process.A zythologist is a student and connoisseur of beer who possess knowledge of ingredients, pouring techniques and beer pairings. [From Greek zythos (beer) and logos (study)]
    I’m a zythologist, and I can tell you what beer will pair best with a nice steak dinner.
    Submitted by Andrew Hamilton from United States on 16/11/2010

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