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From the Publisher
Beer Drinkers of the World, Unite!
The Big Book O' Beer is an extravagant full-color
celebration of the Greatest Beverage on Earth, complete with
hundreds of dazzling photographs and countless little-known facts.
Author Duane Swierczynski takes readers around the world-and
through ten thousand years of history-for a beer-fueled tour
• History: Who invented beer?
Who started the first Oktoberfest? And which U.S. president
proposed a national brewery?
• Geography: See the world
from your La-Z-Boy. Tour the world's coolest pubs, visit exotic
breweries, and sample the best beers you've never heard of. From
Ireland and Australia to the Dominican Republic, we've got your
• Connoisseurship: Learn the
difference between an ale and a lager (it's all in the yeast!) and
kick back with the ten biggest brewers on Earth. Plus a five-step
program for sounding like a beer snob.
• Crafts and Gear: The coolest
beer gear on Earth-from mugs and steins to clocks, funnels, and
goofy hats. Plus instructions for transforming your empties into
dazzling arts and crafts.
• Science: Where does foam
come from? Why does beer give us large bellies? How come I get beer
goggles when I drink? And why don't they teach this stuff in high
• Arts and Entertainment: The
greatest beer ads you've never seen-along with classic beer moments
in television, cinema, literature, and more. Plus beloved beer
spokesmodels like Miss Rheingold and Spuds MacKenzie.
And that's not all. Did we mention the section on classic cheap
beers? The recipe for beer-flavored ice cream? The rules for
hilarious drinking games? The guidelines for brewing your own
stash? It's time to belly up to the bar and start reading-a wide
world of beer awaits you!