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

Paperback | February 11, 2009

byRandy Mosher

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For everyone who has known the pleasure of a pint, Randy Mosher explores and explains the tasting experience, guiding readers to a better understanding of how every batch of beer is affected by recipe formulation, brewhouse procedures, yeasts, fermentations, carbonation, filtration, packaging, and much more. Readers will learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, and mouth-feel of all the major beer styles. There are also chapters on proper serving and storage conditions, and classic beer and food pairings. Finally, the book includes a style-by-style compendium of the different brews within major beer families, including American craft brews, British lagers, German ales, and Belgian Dubbels. For each style, Mosher includes historical and regional facts, taste and aroma characteristics, seasonal availability, food pairings, and a few terrific recommendations for readers to sample.

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For everyone who has known the pleasure of a pint, Randy Mosher explores and explains the tasting experience, guiding readers to a better understanding of how every batch of beer is affected by recipe formulation, brewhouse procedures, yeasts, fermentations, carbonation, filtration, packaging, and much more. Readers will learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, and mouth-feel of all the majo...

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The Portable Beer Expert Uncapping the Secrets in Every Bottle Everybody knows how to drink beer, but few know how to really taste it. Tasting Beer is a lively exploration of the culture, chemistry, and creativity that make craft beers so wonderfully complex. Heighten your enjoyment of every glass with an understanding of the finer points of brewing, serving, tasting, and food pairing.

Randy Mosher is the author of Tasting Beer 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 ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.31 × 7.06 × 0.81 inPublished:February 11, 2009Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Story of Beer
Sensory Evaluation
Brewing and the Vocabulary of Beer Flavor
The Qualities of Beer
Tasting, Judging, and Evaluation
Presenting Beer
Beer and Food
Anatomy of a Style
British Ales
The Lager Family
Continental Ales, Weissbiers, and Ale-Lager Hybrids
The Beers of Belgium
Craft Beer in America and Beyond
A Sip Beyond