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Beer Manual : The Practical Guide to the History, Appreciation and Brewing of Beer - Tim Hampson

Beer Manual

The Practical Guide to the History, Appreciation and Brewing of Beer

Hardcover

Published: 11th December 2013
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Beer, the world's third-most-popular drink after water and tea, comes in many forms and flavours. This down-to-earth, extensively illustrated book brings the successful Haynes Manual approach to the world of beer, providing a fascinating insight into how beers and brewing techniques have developed around the world, and offering practical guidance on how to produce successful home-brewed beer. This manual is essential reading for all beer fans, from drinkers wishing to learn more about the beer they drink, to potential master brewers.

About the Author

Tim Hampson is an acknowledged expert on beer. He has written a number of best-selling books on beer and brewing, including 101 Beer Days Out, London's Best Pubs and The Beer Book. His work also appears in Food and Travel magazine, Weekend Telegraph and What's Brewing, in addition to various trade publications, and he is also beer correspondent for BBC Good Food Live and the Sky Pub Channel.

The beer story - the origins and history of beer, including early beers, medieval Europe, early modern Europe, Asia, the Industrial Revolution, modern beer and beer around the world. Brewing beer - the theory, the process, microbreweries, industrial brewing and home-brewing, with advice on equipment and step-by-step illustrated instructions on how to brew successfully at home and develop your own recipe. The brewer's view - the brewer's craft, providing an insight into the brewer's role in various breweries, from microbreweries to industrial-scale brewing. The landlord's view - choosing and keeping regular and guest beers, and keeping customers happy. The drinker's view - enjoying the perfect pint, glasses for beer and beer with food. Appendices - critical tasting, flavours, keeping records, brewery listing and useful suppliers and contacts.

ISBN: 9780857331304
ISBN-10: 0857331302
Series: Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 11th December 2013
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.75