A handy illustrated guide to hundreds of the world’s leading beers, now reissued in new flexibinding This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems. There’s no mention of it in the Book of Genesis, but beer does go back a very, very long way. Collins Gem Beer brings the story very much up to date, with a directory of over 200 lagers, ales, bitters, wheat beers, porters and stouts. Within the directory each entry includes: A full-colour illustration of the beer bottle label Details of where the beer is brewed, how strong it is and what it tastes like In addition there are sections on the history of beer-brewing, how beer is brewed, which beer to drink with different foods and regional differences in the taste of beer. A glossary of brewing terms and a list of brewing association addresses from around the globe complete this attractive introduction to the world of beer.