The Complete Joy of Home Brewing
Paperback ISBN: 0060531053
An updated edition of the classic guide to home brewing provides a treasury of favorite recipes, advice, and lore provides for beginning through advanced homebrewers, explaining how to make all different types of beer--including stouts, ales, lagers, bitters, meads, and specialty beers--along with a history of beer, brewing science, and easy-to-follow instructions. Original.
Craft Beer World
A Guide to over 350 of the Finest Beers Known to Man
Hardcover ISBN: 0957140991
A guide to international craft beers focusing on cutting-edge breweries, includes descriptions of flavor, color, and body, details about alcohol content, names and locations of breweries, and explanations of beer styles.
The Artistry of Mixing Drinks
Hardcover ISBN: 1558598537
Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just relaxing with a cocktail, let world-renowned bartender Charles Schumann be your guide to mixing masterful libations. American Bar—the most authoritative cocktail book ever published—provides all the information the cocktail lover or professional bartender needs to serve up the perfect drink. Inside American Bar you'll find: Recipes for more than 500 drinks, listed alphabetically An easy-to-use drink index arranged by drink categories The fascinating history and names of leading brands of all the major cocktail components A handy guide to bartending equipment A glossary of international bar terms and measurements Illustrated with hundreds of delightful 1930s-style line drawings by Günter Mattei, this exceptionally handsome book is an indispensable companion to home or professional entertaining.
The Billionaire's Vinegar
The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
Paperback ISBN: 0307338789
A real-life historical mystery journeys behind the scenes of the secretive world of wine aficionados to describe the 1985 purchase of a bottle of 1787 Château Lafite Bordeaux for $156,000, the mysterious background of the wine, and the enigmatic wine collector who discovered the bottle, once supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson, in a bricked-up Paris cellar. Reprint.
Under the Table
Drinking Games to Liven Up Your Parties
Paperback ISBN: 1856486591
Cheers! If you enjoy a sip or two (or three, four, or more), this compendium of drinking games is for you. Nobody will pass out (from boredom) and no party will grind to a halt with these popular alcohol-infused amusements. These liquefied challenges of knowledge, skill, and verbal skill--from a bartender, because who would know better?--are sure to please. He gives the best wacky variations on tongue-twisters, trivia, Frisbee, dice, coins, and cards, plus games based on TV shows for a night at home. All the directions are here, along with notes on the necessary supplies, ideal number of players, and strategy. Key information on universal gaming etiquette will keep things polite and no one will want to miss the slick suggestions for winning the next drink. With this dynamic guide at hand, an otherwise ordinary evening with a pitcher of beer will turn into a night of camaraderie and fun competition.