A revised edition of the bestselling The Beer Bible (121,000 copies in print), with 25% new material reflecting new beers from commercial breweries and craft brewers. Plus: the history of brewing, how to read a Belgian beer label, and what to look for in tasting any kind of brew.
Praise for the first edition:
"The only book you need to understand the world’s most popular beverage.” – John Holl, All About Beer Magazine
“… a box of treats… It’s a delight to find a book about beer that covers the subject in such breadth and depth at the same time as making it seem fresh and new again” – Pete Brown, All About Beer
“A must-read.” – Craft Beer Brewing
“Jeff Alworth has an impressive track record as a leading exponent of the global craft beer movement… this tome will educate and leave you thirsty for a cold one” – Book Page
“a tome worthy of its name” – Food+Wine.com
“Beer enthusiasts will welcome this guide that feels like one is spending time with a well-versed drinking pal” – Library Journal
“The Beer Bible endows beer lovers with the same incredible depth and scope of information that Karen MacNeil’s The Wine Bible gave to enophiles” – Tasting Panel Magazine
Jeff Alworth is also the author of Cider Made Simple (Chronicle) and The Beer Tasting Toolkit. He’s a columnist for All About Beer, and lives and writes out of Portland, Oregon, epicenter of the world’s craft beer belt.