What Is a Good Beer?

What Is a Good Beer?

by Charles W. Bamforth
     
 

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.

 

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132617130
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/03/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
File size:
198 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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