The Beer Book: Your Drinking Companion to Over 1,700 Beers

By Tim Hampson

The fitting consuming better half – an intensive listing of over 2,000 beers, whole with tasting notes and info at the breweries in the back of them.

Beer, the drink to flavor, take pleasure in, discuss and shuttle for. discover its remarkable kind and swiftly increasing new tastes – thirst-quenching lagers, “meal-in-a-glass” stouts, peppery white beers, tangy fruit-based brews, and vintage ales and bitters – with this updated consultant to each strong beer within the world.

Visit over 800 breweries and browse precise tasting notes for over 2,000 beers from a group of neighborhood experts. Whet your urge for food with excursions to key beer-producing locations. And realize the beers to attempt and the way most sensible to take pleasure in them, with brews which are something yet ‘a pint of the usual’.

The world-wide curiosity in stable beer is at the upward push, and with it comes a thirst for extra wisdom at the topic. The Beer publication deals a wealth of data on all elements of beer, from its background to renowned types to brewing options. This a brand new iteration of beer advisor that follows within the huge footsteps of Michael Jackson's authoritative identify from DK, final Beer.

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The brewery is a quick stroll from Coors box, domestic of the Rockies baseball crew. MATILDA HEFEWEIZEN SWEETGRASS COLETTE BELGIAN powerful ALE 7% ABV Wild, energetic hopsack aroma, earthy, with wealthy culmination and a firm, dry, characterful finish. HEFEWEIZEN five. five% ABV Banana and subdued bubblegum to begin, with a pinch of highly spiced cloves. fresh, tart wheat flavors. AMERICAN faded ALE 6% ABV Crisp malt flavors are overlaid with aromatic citrus hops and lashings of spice and resins. a good nutrition beer. BELGIAN-STYLE SAISON 7. three% ABV Hazy within the glass, it's a mix of fruit and tart. A concord of complexity and refreshment. BOURBON COUNTY STOUT MÄRZEN complain CREEK ESB TITAN IPA IMPERIAL STOUT 14. five% ABV Vintages fluctuate, a few flashing extra bourbon than others. continually a wedding of wealthy chocolate, darkish fruit, vanilla, and positively bourbon. MÄRZEN/OKTOBERFEST five. eight% ABV tender and malty, with notes of crusty bread and caramel. Spice flavors upload complexity. fresh, dry finish. BROWN ALE 6% ABV Hybrid, with toasted malts in addition to caramel. lots of piney and citrussy hops. large, yet balanced. INDIA faded ALE 7. 1% ABV Balanced, in a huge approach, with lots of caramel-sweet physique to check the piney, grapefruity hops all through. one other close to Wrigley box, and either nonetheless provide an “MBA” (it’s truly a type of loyalty card! ). the corporate was once got through AB InBev whilst Greg corridor stepped down as brewmaster in 2011. Bourbon County Stout (launched because the brewpub’s 1,000th batch in 1995) arguably kicked off the U.S. revolution of getting older beer in bourbon (and then different spirit) barrels. BREWING mystery BREWING mystery 40 BEERS TO go back and forth FOR: KEY international locations nice LAKES BEER BREWERY 2516 industry road Cleveland, OH 44113 www. greatlakesbrewing. com promoting its beer throughout a growing to be zone surrounding Ohio, this brewery has been an chief in monitoring the standard of its beer on outlets’ cabinets. still, its brewing complicated close to the old West aspect marketplace regularly advantages a trip. the unique brewpub, tested in 1988, sits throughout from the creation brewery, which got here on-line in 1998. viewers are directed to the taproom’s awesome Tiger Mahogany bar, and proven bullet holes seemingly made through Eliot Ness. He, after all, used to be the “untouchable” Prohibition agent who introduced down gangster Al Capone. The beer backyard seems to be onto Ohio City’s marketplace sq.. eco-friendly FLASH GRITTY MCDUFF’S 6550 Mira Mesa side road San Diego, CA 92121 www. greenflashbrew. com 396 Fore road Portland, ME 04101 www. grittys. com eco-friendly Flash refers to a unprecedented gentle phenomenon that lasts in simple terms seconds at dawn or sundown over water. eco-friendly turns out applicable for a brewery gaining a countrywide acceptance for its hop-accented beers, even if brewer Chuck Silva has proved adept at quite a lot of kinds. establishing in Portland previous Port in 1988, Gritty McDuff’s was once one of many first brewpubs within the northeast and an early outpost for US cask ale. There are actually branches in Freeport and Lewiston. The brewery makes use of conventional English equipment, gear, yeasts, hops, and a variety of barley malts.

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