Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink

Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink

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by Randy Mosher
     
 

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For everyone who has known the pleasure of a pint, Randy Mosher explores and explains the tasting experience, guiding readers to a better understanding of how every batch of beer is affected by recipe formulation, brewhouse procedures, yeasts, fermentations, carbonation, filtration, packaging, and much more. Readers will learn to identify the scents, colors,

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For everyone who has known the pleasure of a pint, Randy Mosher explores and explains the tasting experience, guiding readers to a better understanding of how every batch of beer is affected by recipe formulation, brewhouse procedures, yeasts, fermentations, carbonation, filtration, packaging, and much more. Readers will learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, and mouth-feel of all the major beer styles. There are also chapters on proper serving and storage conditions, and classic beer and food pairings. Finally, the book includes a style-by-style compendium of the different brews within major beer families, including American craft brews, British lagers, German ales, and Belgian Dubbels. For each style, Mosher includes historical and regional facts, taste and aroma characteristics, seasonal availability, food pairings, and a few terrific recommendations for readers to sample.

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"A radical passion for brews." —Bob Townsend
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"A radical passion for brews." —Bob Townsend

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603420891
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
02/11/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
61,704
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Randy Mosher is the author of Tasting Beer and a nationally recognized expert on beer and brewing. He writes for virtually all of the national beer and brewing-related publications, has lectured to audiences across the United States, and has taught beer style courses. He is active in the leadership of the Chicago Beer Society, the American Homebrewers Association, and the Brewers Association. He is also a partner in and the creative director for 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, a brewery in Bedford Park, Illinois. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Learned a lot about the history and styles of beer from this book. I still look back on it every now and then.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent resource for novice and veteran beer tasters alike! It's very well organized and chock full of useful information.
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TEST NOOKUSER More than 1 year ago
read this cpver to cove and defffinitely expanded my knowledge. it wa more interesting than, say, a textbook; mostly thanks to the subject matter. but if you've got youre foot in the door to the world of beer, this i an awesome place to start expanding your knowledge.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you're wanting to truly know something about beer, please read this book. The information is both informative and entertaining and definitely one of the essential books for those desiring to get into the business. -Enjoy!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Be aware that this book can NOT be read on your i-Pad! I was very disappointed, you must have a NOOK product only to read this. I sincerely hope this is not an ongoing trends with Barnes & Noble.