Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: Provides an alphabetical guide to the history of beer, breweries around the world and their products, beer styles, brewing terminology, ingredients, flavorings, beer traditions and festivals, and brewing techniques
From Booklist: "There's more to beer than yeast. There's a lot more to the world of beer than most people ever imagined." Beer is a food product, a beverage that can be brewed in infinite variety, and a global industry. This encyclopedia considers beer in all its roles but focuses on its variety and the means by which brewers--whether major corporations, brewmasters in microbreweries, or home-brew hobbyists--create that variety. The introduction provides a foundation for understanding the entries in the encyclopedia by explaining the range of characteristics of the finished product, the standard ways in which those characteristics are described, and the processes that yield them. The more than 900 entries, arranged A to Z, describe the raw materials, the equipment, the processes, and the producers of beer. The encyclopedia also includes a variety of other entries related to beer, including festivals, gods of world mythology, social customs, drinking vessels, and even literature (as in the case of the Kalevala, "the epic poem of the Finns . . . [which] has more verses relating to brewing than to the creation of the world" ). Four hundred black-and-white illustrations add interest to the volume.
Beer's long history, dating back eight millenia, is covered; but the focus is on the state of the industry today, especially in the U.S. and, to a lesser extent, England. Breweries in other countries merit coverage if they have a noteworthy stake in the U.S. import market, if they have played a significant role in brewing history, or if they produce a distinctive beer today. Sidebar articles accompanying entries on some breweries critique their main products. These reviews, sometimes biting, are invariably right on the mark. For example, the review of Michelob notes that, "In the '40s and '50s, Michelob was a malty, draught-only specialty beer, much sought by the beer enthusiasts of the time. In later years, Anheuser-Busch adulterated the recipe with rice and put it in a can. Michelob today is a typical American lager, perhaps slightly meatier than some, but with little else to distinguish itself from its lightly flavored brethren."
Editor Rhodes, marketing director of Modern Brewery Age magazine, has assembled a knowledgeable team of six beer experts as contributing editors. These include Alan Eames, director of the American Museum of Brewing Arts and History, and Peter V. K. Reid, home brewer and writer. They write with verve and knowledge, as in the succinct entry for Mather of Leeds, described as "the last brewery producing British black beer, a somewhat syrupy, opaque brew that is yet another casualty of the lagering of Western civilization."
This, the first comprehensive encyclopedia of beer as beverage, industry, and source of palate pleasure, complements more specialized sources such as Marty Nachel's Beer across America (Storey, 1995), a guide to and directory of the nation's breweries, pubs, and microbreweries.
Condizione libro: New
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co (P). Condizione libro: Good. Quality text from a reliable seller. Speedy service! Choose EXPEDITED for fastest shipping!. Codice libro della libreria EDM-158-729
Descrizione libro Holt & Company, Henry. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Codice libro della libreria G0805055541I3N00
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co. Paperback. Condizione libro: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Codice libro della libreria 2839570578
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co (P), 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Codice libro della libreria S_195565686
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co, 1997. Condizione libro: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Codice libro della libreria 0805055541-2-4
Descrizione libro Owl Publishing Company, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0805055541
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co (P), 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Codice libro della libreria P020805055541
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: Fine. 0805055541 Like New Condition. Codice libro della libreria LN7.1312098
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co (P), 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Like New. Almost new condition. Codice libro della libreria P010805055541
Descrizione libro Henry Holt & Co, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0805055541