Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink by Randy MosherTasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink by Randy Mosher

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

byRandy Mosher

Paperback | February 11, 2009

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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! 
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 Chic...
Title:Tasting Beer: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest DrinkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.31 × 7.06 × 0.81 inPublished:February 11, 2009Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1603420894

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must read for all beer nerds This book is the foundation for being a beer nerd. This is the Beer 101 book that is mandatory reading for anyone that is about to take beer as more than a hobby. It touches on all aspects from brewing beer, to serving beer, to style breakdowns. Randy Mosher knows his stuff, and he lays it out in a very concise and easy to read manor.
Date published: 2017-01-27

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sam Calagione
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
8  Anatomy of a Style
9  British Ales
10  The Lager Family
11  Continental Ales, Weissbiers, and Ale-Lager Hybrids
12  The Beers of Belgium
13  Craft Beer in America and Beyond
14  A Sip Beyond
A Glossary of Beer and Brewing Terms
Further Reading

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