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This Element is an excerpt from Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing (9780137065073) by Charles W. Bamforth. Available in print and digital formats.

An expert meditates on beer quality: from the bottle to the bubbles and beyond.

What exactly does beer qualitymean to the consumer? Does anyone have the right to stamp their judgment ...

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Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book.

This Element is an excerpt from Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing (9780137065073) by Charles W. Bamforth. Available in print and digital formats.

An expert meditates on beer quality: from the bottle to the bubbles and beyond.

What exactly does beer qualitymean to the consumer? Does anyone have the right to stamp their judgment on it, like Robert Parker pontificates on wine? Let us journey from the container inwards and dwell on attitudes towards what is and what is not beer quality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132617130
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/17/2010
  • Series: FTPress Executive Briefs
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 10
  • File size: 194 KB

Meet the Author

Charles W. Bamforth has been in the brewing industry for 32 years, including 13 years in research, 11 in academia, and 8 at a brewing company. After an international search, he was selected as UC Davis' first Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor in Malting and Brewing Science. Throughout his diverse career, he has embraced every dimension of beer, from raw materials and processing, through quality, to beer's impact on the body. This makes him unique among "beer people" worldwide. His books include Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing and Grape versus Grain.

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