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Beer Lover's Companion: A Guide to Producing, Brewing, Tasting, Rating and Drinking around the World

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Take a fascinating, informative and mouthwatering tour of the world's greatest breweries: from innovative microbreweries in the American West to revered and venerable breweries of Europe.

Learn about the globe's tastiest brews. Discover new favorites from breweries steeped in heritage and tradition; their brewing processes perfected through the centuries.

This illustrated guide offers both the connoisseur and new aficionado the essential ...

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Overview


Take a fascinating, informative and mouthwatering tour of the world's greatest breweries: from innovative microbreweries in the American West to revered and venerable breweries of Europe.

Learn about the globe's tastiest brews. Discover new favorites from breweries steeped in heritage and tradition; their brewing processes perfected through the centuries.

This illustrated guide offers both the connoisseur and new aficionado the essential information to help find perfect beers for each individual taste, from hoppy ales to hardy stouts to crisp hefeweizens. Over 400 of the greatest beers on earth are included:

Organized by brewery, each listing explores the flavors of the most significant beers and includes a one-to-three-mug rating by a professional taster. You'll also discover where each brew is made and how each region's production method and ingredients vary,

This is the most comprehensive and enlightening guide to the world's favorite beverage that belongs in every beer lover's library.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579120627
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/1999
  • Series: Essential Connoisseur Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 4.68 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author


Josh Leventhal is an editor and the author of the best-selling book Take Me Out to the Ballpark, The World Series: An Illustrated History of the Fall Classic, and Baseball Yesterday & Today, among others. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Beer Batter Pancakes

2 to 3 servings

2 1/4 cups flour

3 tablespoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons melted butter (cooled to room temperature)

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 teaspoons freshly grated orange rind

1 tablespoon orange juice

12 oz. pale ale

Combine flour, sugar, and salt. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. Let batter sit until it cools to room temperature. Stir gently before pouring onto griddle.

Grandma's summertime "Strip Me Naked"

serves a crowd

750 ml vodka

12 bottles of beer

2 cans lemonade concentrate

Combine ingredients and stir vigorously.

Quick 'N' Easy Sweet Beer Bread

3 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/3 - 1/2 cup sugar

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

12 oz. bock beer or dark lager

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all ingredients in a greased breadloaf pan. Bake for 30 minutes,

Excerpted from Beer Lover's Companion, Copyright (c) 1999. Reprinted with permission by BD&L.

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Table of Contents


The History of Beer

What is Beer? From Raw Ingredients to the Finished Product

Beer Styles

Beer and Food

Table of Beer Style Definitions

The Beers of the World

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