This completely updated second edition of the best-selling beer resource features the most current information on beer styles, flavor profiles, sensory evaluation guidelines, craft beer trends, food and beer pairings, and draft beer systems. You’ll learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, mouth-feel, and vocabulary of the major beer styles — including ales, lagers, weissbeirs, and Belgian beers — and develop a more nuanced understanding of your favorite brews with in-depth sections on recent developments in the science of taste. Spirited drinkers will also enjoy the new section on beer cocktails that round out this comprehensive volume.
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About the Author
Randy Mosher is a writer, lecturer, and creative consultant on beer and brewing worldwide. He is the author of Tasting Beer, Beer For All Seasons, Radical Brewing, and Mastering Homebrew. 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.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments Foreword to the Second Edition by Ray Daniels Foreword to the First Edition by Sam Calagione Preface Welcome to Beer 1 The Story of Beer 2 Sensory Evaluation 3 Brewing and the Vocabulary of Beer Flavor 4 The Qualities of Beer 5 Tasting, Judging, and Evaluation 6 Presenting Beer 7 Beer and Food 8 Anatomy of a Style 9 British and Irish Ales 10 The Lager Family 11 Continental Ales, Weissbiers, and Ale-Lager Hybrids 12 The Beers of Belgium 13 Craft Beer in America and Beyond 14 A Sip Beyond A Glossary of Beer and Brewing Terms Atlas of Beer Flavors and Origins Further Reading on Beer Styles, Flavors, History, and More Organizations and Websites Index