By Tim Hampson
Definitely the right ingesting better half – an in depth 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, have fun with, speak about and commute for. discover its spectacular style 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 stable beer within the world.
Visit over 800 breweries and browse precise tasting notes for over 2,000 beers from a crew of neighborhood experts. Whet your urge for food with excursions to key beer-producing locations. And observe the beers to aim and the way top to get pleasure from them, with brews which are something yet ‘a pint of the usual’.
The world-wide curiosity in reliable beer is at the upward push, and with it comes a thirst for extra wisdom at the topic. The Beer e-book deals a wealth of knowledge on all facets of beer, from its heritage to well known kinds to brewing concepts. 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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