Michael Jackson's Beer Companion: The World's Great Beer Styles, Gastronomy, and Traditions

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Running Press, 1993 - Ale - 288 pages
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Michael Jackson's award-winning books have established him as a world expert on beer, whisky, and other libations. He has been twice honored by Malt Advocate Magazine as "Industry Leader of the Year". He was elected the first chairman of the Guild of Beer Writers in Britain and has been honored in France, Germany, and Belgium. He received the first Achievement Award from America's Institute for Brewing Studies, and his "Beer Companion" was the recipient of both the Glenfiddich and Andre Simon "Best Drinks Book" Awards.

One of Michael's most admired books, the "Beer Companion" is a terrific, fully illustrated introduction to the beer tradition. Includes explanations of beer styles and traditions linking beer and food around the world.

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Review: Michael Jackson's Beer Companion: The World's Great Beer Styles, Gastronomy, and Traditions

User Review  - Mottel - Goodreads

Though somewhat dated by explosion of craft-beers on the market since its publication - Jackson still presents an informative and engaging tour through the history and world of good beer. Read full review

Review: Michael Jackson's Beer Companion: The World's Great Beer Styles, Gastronomy, and Traditions

User Review  - Tom Menner - Goodreads

This book, while dated at this point, is endlessly fascinating. The late drinks journalist Michael Jackson takes you on a world tour of beer - of styles, flavors, breweries, and even the brewers ... Read full review

Contents

Exploring Beer
6
Taking a world view
12
The Iambic family
30
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Author and journalist Michael Jackson was born in Yorkshire, England on March 27, 1942. He wrote numerous books about beer and whiskey and was considered an authority in the area. He suffered from Parkinson's disease and died on August 30, 2007.

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