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Beer: A Tasting Course

Beer: A Tasting Course

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  • Author: MARC DREDGE
  • Publisher: DK
  • English language
  • Publication date: 11/2022
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Dimensions: 20 x 24 cm
  • Weight: 862g
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780744061284


Beer is now brewed in a dizzying variety of styles, which can be enjoyed like never before. Let's drink in this diversity with a new appreciation for the complexity and rich spirit of beer.
Open this book and enjoy a series of guided tastings of more than 50 different beer styles, from smoked dark lagers and acid-fermented wild ales to triple green-hopped IPAs and barley wines matured in barrels. With each tasting, you will learn to identify how aroma, taste, texture and finish combine to create the distinctive flavor profile of a particular beer style. You'll learn about the unique ingredients and aspects of the brewing process that combine to produce each style, while quick reviews of the best examples from around the world will inspire you to explore further.
To help you establish your beer palate, the course begins with a solid foundation in the range of beer flavors and the art of detecting them - opening your nose, mind and throat to the full sensory experience flavor and pouring the perfect glass!
Travel through time and the world to understand the history of beer, its heritage and innovation. Also learn how to pair beer with food and how to cook with beer. In the end, you always come back to what really matters: that miraculous glass of cold, liquid joy.

The Author:

Mark Dredge is an award-winning beer writer and television presenter. Mark has repeatedly won Beer and Food Writer of the Year in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the British and American Guild of Beer Writers - he has also won the title of beer and travel writer of the year in 2016. His publications include A Brief History of Lager, Beer and Food, Cooking with Beer, The Best Beer in the World, The New Craft Beer World, The Beer Bucket List, The New Craft Beer World and Beer and Veg. Mark presents the 'Sunday Brunch' show as a beer expert on Channel 4 and is an international beer judge, competing in high profile competitions such as the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival. He also co-runs BeerDredge, where he continues to share his knowledge on all things beer.

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