Cook Alc Beer
Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Beer...Even More
Paperback ISBN: 0449016129
There is a beer for every mood, food and occasion. And, with the growing number of beer festivals and microbreweries popping up worldwide, beer is finally getting the apreciation it deserves. For fans of this complex beverage, the overwhelming choices, brewing styles and traditions can be confusing to say the least. Enter beer specialist Mirella Amato. Amato is one of only seven Certified Master Cicerones (beer sommeliers) in the world. With an advanced brewing certificate behind her, readers will be in expert hands as they navigate the multifaceted world of beer, guided by Amato's refreshingly accesible style. Broken down into fun, easy-to-read chapters, Beerology starts with an introduction to beer and tips on storing and cellaring, then leads into a guide on tasting beer. Amato explores what she categorizes as the four main beer "styles"--Light and Refreshing, Rich and Mellow, Bright and Lively, and Complex and Soothing--covering everything from the history and origins of specific brews, to recommended brands for each type. She then gives tips on hosting beer-tasting parties at home, complete with beer games, and includes a chapter dedicated to beer cocktails. Her original take on pairing beer with food (including chocolate and cheese), is perfect for anyone with an inquisitive mind and an epicurean streak.
700 of the Best from Around the World
Paperback ISBN: 0756657989
A full-color, illustrated guide features more than 700 beers from 350 breweries around the world--from bitters, lagers, Belgian beers and weissbiers to stouts, porters, fruit beers, ales and more--including brewery details, histories, recommendations and tasting notes. Original.
The Brewmaster's Bible
The Gold Standard for Home Brewers
Paperback ISBN: 0060952164
The Beer Renaissance is in full swing, and home brewing has never been more popular. According to the American Homebrewers Association, there are currently 1.2 million home brewers in the country, and their numbers keep rising. Tired of the stale ale, bland beer and lackadaisical lagers mass-produced by the commercial labels, Americans are discovering the many advantages of brewing their own batch of that beloved beverage: superior aroma, color, body and flavor. For both amateur alchemists eager to tap into this burgeoning field and seasoned zymurgists looking to improve their brews, The Brewmaster's Bible is the ultimate resource. Its features include: Updated data on liquid yeasts, which have become a hot topic for brewers; 30 recipes in each of the classic beer styles of Germany, Belgium, Britain and the U.S.; extensive profiles of grains, malts, adjuncts, additives and sanitizers; recipe formulation charts in an easy-to-read spreadsheet format; detailed water analyses for more than 25 cities and 6 bottled waters; directories to hundreds of shops; and much more.
The Beer Trials
Paperback ISBN: 1608160092
The 250 most popular beers in the world are rated and reviewed in brutally honest, scientific double-blind taste tests, with each beer getting a full-page review, a down-to-earth description and a picture of the bottle for easy identification in the store. Original.
The Craft Beer Cookbook
From Ipas and Bocks to Pilsners and Porters, 100 Artisanal Recipes for Cooking With Beer
Paperback ISBN: 1440564914
Presents a collection of one hundred recipes that incorporate beer in marinades, glazes, and sauces, and as an ingredient in soups, main dishes, sides, and desserts, with information on different types of beer and the best techniques for cooking with thebeverage.
Twin Cities Beer
A Heady History
Paperback ISBN: 1467137057
The Twin Cities witnessed a recent explosion of craft beer breweries and brewpubs, but the region's beer history reaches back generations. The Minneapolis Brewing Company introduced the iconic Grain Belt beer in 1893, and it remains a local favorite. Fur trapper and bootlegger Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant established a St. Paul tavern along the banks of the Mississippi River in the early 1800s. The area has been home to some of the best-known beer brands in America, from Hamm's and Schmidt's to Yoerg's and Olympia. Today, microbreweries such as Bad Weather Brewing, Summit Brewing and more than fifty others are forging new avenues. Join author Scott Carlson as he offers an intriguing history and guide to Twin Cities beer.