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A Taste for Beer
     

A Taste for Beer

by Stephen Beaumont
 

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A witty guide to enjoying the new generation of ales, lagers, stouts, wheats & barley wines. It begins with an introduction to the modern craft brewing renaissance, looks at the past & present of beer in North America & offers a concise guide to todays popular beer styles. It then shows how to best appreciate those styles, with suggestions on enjoying beer with the

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A witty guide to enjoying the new generation of ales, lagers, stouts, wheats & barley wines. It begins with an introduction to the modern craft brewing renaissance, looks at the past & present of beer in North America & offers a concise guide to todays popular beer styles. It then shows how to best appreciate those styles, with suggestions on enjoying beer with the seasons & tips on matching beer to spicy or mild dishes, meats or vegetarian fare. Beaumont has also gathered an array of his favorite recipes including Beer Focaccia, Pale Ale Oyster & Potato Pie, Baked Eggplant in Honey Beer, & Stout Cake.

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In A Taste for Beer, coming from Storey in October, Stephen Beaumont provides a concise, entertaining overview of the world of beer: styles, flavors, food combinations, recipesas he puts it: ``the many ways in which beer may contribute to the quality of your life.'' ($14.95 paper, 192p ISBN 0-88266-907-9) After you're familiar with all the options, you may want to consider making your own: in Home Brew, coming in October from Lyons & Burford, Philip Ward introduces the various beers and provides simple instructions for brewing your own: equipment and supplies needed, how to set up your own brewery, recipes, resource lists and more. ($12.95 paper 160p, ISBN 1-55821-315-5) Dave Miller's Homebrewing Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great-Tasting Beer, also from Storey in October is a comprehensive reference to the entire brewing process, with charts, tables and illustrations. Miller, an experienced brewmaster, devotes each chapter to covering a topic in depth, with full detail on the latest techniques. ($14.95 paper, 368p ISBN 0-88266-905-2)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882669076
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.50(d)

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