Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink

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Storey Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Cooking - 256 pages
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Everyone knows how to drink beer, but few know how to really taste it with an understanding of the finer points of brewing, serving, and food pairing. Discover the ingredients and brewing methods that make each variety unique and learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, and mouthfeel of all the major beer styles. Recommendations for more than 50 types of beer from around the world encourage you to expand your horizons. Uncap the secrets in every bottle of the world’s greatest drink! 

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User Review  - eeio - LibraryThing

Randy Mosher is a delightful writer. his descriptions of beer and food couldn't be more passionate. his sense of humor is impeccable. this book is filled with nice charts and pictures of what he calls ... Read full review

very nice.

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I just picked this book up last week. I haven't read the entire thing but from a lot of what i have read, it's a very cool book with a lot, a lot of good facts, suggestions and recommendations of ... Read full review


Welcome to Beer
1 The Story of Beer
2 Sensory Evaluation
3 Brewing and the Vocabulary of Beer Flavor
4 The Qualities of Beer
5 Tasting Judging and Evaluation
6 Presenting Beer
7 Beer and Food
10 The Lager Family
11 Continental Ales Weissbiers and AleLager Hybrids
12 The Beers of Belgium
13 Craft Beer in America and Beyond
14 A Sip Beyond
A Glossary of Beer and Brewing Terms
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8 Anatomy of a Style
9 British Ales

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Randy Mosher is the author of Tasting Beer and Beer for All Seasons, and a nationally recognized expert on beer and brewing. He writes for virtually all of the national beer and brewing-related publications, has lectured to audiences across the United States, and has taught beer style courses. He is active in the leadership of the Chicago Beer Society, the American Homebrewers Association, and the Brewers Association. He is also a partner in and the creative director for 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, a brewery in Bedford Park, Illinois. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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