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Beer : A Global History - Gavin D. Smith


A Global History


Published: 1st June 2014
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Beer: it's everywhere. In pubs, restaurants, bars, and homes around the world beer is a mainstay, almost universal in its reach. Beer: A Global History explores and celebrates the heritage of one of the world's greatest and most diverse drinks, from its earliest origins to contemporary consumption. Both informative and highly entertaining, Beer explores a legion of brews from Mexico to Milwaukee, and from Beijing to Bruges. The book covers the evolution of beer brewing and the technology behind it, as well as the growth of beer-drinking culture and the matching of beer and food.

About the Author

Gavin D. Smith is a freelance journalist and the author of many books and articles on drink-related topics, including The Scottish Beer Bible (2001). He lives in the Scottish Borders.

'Embellished with clever illustrations and a nice selection of historical and contemporary recipes ... [an] outstanding series of food volumes.' - Wall Street Journal 'The Edible Series contains some of the most delicious nuggets of food and drink history ever. Every volume is such a fascinating and succinct read that I had to devour each in just a single sitting ... food writing at its best!' - Ken Hom, chef and author

ISBN: 9781780232607
ISBN-10: 1780232608
Series: Edible
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st June 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36