A scintillating saunter through global beer culture that will inform, educate and entertain whilst quenching the thirst of beer drinkers, whether they are globe-trotting enthusiasts or armchair aficionados.
Ale seekers, beer buffs, and novices alike will gain a fascinating insight into the world of beer, from bitters, to stouts, and sour ales to pale ales and saisons. Updated to provide an overview of key developments in the beer world, this classic guide explores the craft brewery revolution in the United States which has thrown up hundreds of fascinating and tasty ales, some created and sold in tiny brewpubs, others made in small and medium-sized breweries, from Portland to Denver, Boston to San Diego. Meanwhile, a beer and food revolution is underway, with beer becoming a valid accompaniment to fine food as lovers of quality ale are championing their tipple as a credible alternative to a glass of wine with dinner. Seven years on from the original publication, this new and revised edition of a much-loved title provides insightful resumes of all that is happening in the constantly changing world of beer. An authoritative, engaging review of the world’s best beers to sip and savour!