This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the structure, growth, and uses of malt, hops, yeast, and tobacco. A fascinating and in-depth investigation into the scientific properties of tobacco and brewing ingredients, "Strong Drink and Tobacco Smoke" is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history and development of these industries, and is not to be missed by the discerning collector of related literature. Contents include: "Introductory", "Materials", "How Barley Grows", "Structure of Barley and Some Other Seeds", "Hops and Yeast", "Malt, Beer, Spirit", and "Tobacco and Some Other Leaves". Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on beer brewing.