The World Atlas of Beer: The Essential Guide to the Beers of the World by Stephen Beaumont
Print Length: 256 Pages
Publisher: Sterling Epicure
Publication Date: October 2, 2012
File Format: AZW3
Got beer? This comprehensive, fully illustrated volume on beer by two of the world’s leading authorities is more than just an in-depth history of this delightful beverage–its origins, brewing methods and technologies, trends, and more–from ancient times until the present day. It is also a detailed overview of more than 500 of the greatest beers from around the world, with sections devoted to major beer-producing countries and regions, including information on craft brewing, emerging markets, extreme beers, future-trend forecasts, and more.
The global history of beer is presented in this engaging and attractive volume. Excellent color photographs accompany the text, which offers information on buying and drinking beer, as well as a geographic survey of beers around the world. Other topics covered include the various types of beer, brewing methods and technologies, trends, brands, and more. Beer aficionados will enjoy reading the tasting notes for more than 500 beers, while newbies will learn quite a bit about the origins and complexities of beer. Public and academic libraries will want this for their circulating collections. –Rebecca Vnuk