The World Atlas of Beer

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Sterling Epicure, 2012 - Cooking - 256 pages
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Got beer? This comprehensive, fully illustrated volume on beer by two of the world's leading authorities is more than just an in-depth history of this delightful beverage--its origins, brewing methods and technologies, trends, and more--from ancient times until the present day. It is also a detailed overview of more than 500 of the greatest beers from around the world, with sections devoted to major beer-producing countries and regions, including information on craft brewing, emerging markets, extreme beers, future-trend forecasts, and more.

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Great book for coffee table or reference

User Review  - lasheliz -

For someone who enjoys different beers, this is a really nice, succinct guide. It's a nice gift for beer lovers and looks nice too. It's a good size and has nice photographs to accompany the info. ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lake Agassiz Regional Library - Goodreads

Craft beer is huge lately. I mean, who doesn't like to kick back and have a beer? To me, the fun part is trying different things and learning the history of it all. This book is great for that. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Stephen Beaumont is recognized internationally as one of the leading writers on beer in the world today. He has authored, co-authored or contributed to a dozen books, including the pioneering A Taste for Beer and The beerbistro Cookbook. Over more than two decades, Stephen has written literally hundreds of articles and columns for publications as diverse as the International Herald Tribune and Whisky Advocate and hosted almost as many beer tastings, dinners and educational events, from São Paulo to Milan and Montréal to Atlanta.     Tim Webb is a renowned beer writer with a particular interest in Belgian beer and has compiled eight editions of Good Beer Guide Belgium. He co-wrote 100 Belgian Beers to Try Before You Die! and Lamieland. Tim writes for Beer Advocate Magazine and is managing editor of his own niche publishing company, which has produced beer guides to London, Brussels, Bruges, and Amsterdam. For six years he was on the board of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and formerly ran their Great British Beer Festival. He lives in Cambridge, England.

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