After an introduction to the craft brewing industry and the various styles produced, award-winning drinks writer Dominic Roskrow gives his expert opinion on over 100 beers from around the world, with a full-page photo of the bottle or can and details of producer, area of origin, variety and alcohol by volume (ABV).
An Illustrated Dictionary for Beer Lovers
From Aging to Altbier, Hefeweizen to Hops, and Skunky to Stout, this humorous dictionary defines terms associated with beer (a word that was first recorded by ancient Egyptian scribes). Written and illustrated in typically witty style by the aptly named Mark Brewer, the entries cover the many different varieties of lagers, ales and stouts, technical brewing jargon and beer lovers' slang.
Beer, in so Many Words
The Best Writing on the Greatest Drink
Beer, brewing and pub culture is celebrated in this compendium of literary extracts, articles and verse. The taste of beer, how it is brewed, the places where it is drunk, even philosophical thoughts on the meaning of beer from AE Houseman and Inspector Morse, are all explored in selections from authors ranging from Dickens, Joyce and Orwell to the best of today’s journalists and beer bloggers.
Beers and Breweries of Britain
Beer has been brewed in the British Isles since at least Roman times and it has played a significant role in our social history ever since. This concise illustrated account of the craft includes details about common pub names, the fermentation process and breweries that offer tours to the public
The Strange Rebirth of British Beer
The explosion of independent breweries is the latest twist in the resurgence of the British beer industry. The popular bloggers Jessica Boak and Ray Bailey tell its story, from the reaction against industrialization and standardization in the 1950s and 1960s to modern craft beers. Slightly off-mint.