Publisher: DK Publishing, 2008.
Hard Cover, 352 pages, 8.0 x 9.5.
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This is the ideal drinking companion - an extensive directory of over 1,700 beers. Explore beer's astonishing variety and rapidly expanding new tastes - thirst-quenching lagers, "meal-in-a-glass" stouts, peppery white beers, tangy fruit-based brews, and classic ales and bitters - with this up-to-date guide to every good beer in the world. Visit over 800 breweries and read detailed tasting notes for over 1,700 beers from a team of local specialists. Whet your appetite with tours to key beer-producing destinations, and discover the beers to try and how best to enjoy them, with brews that are anything but 'a pint of the usual'.
Complemented by more than 1,200 photographs, this book is a comprehensive overview of world beers and brewing. It furnishes information on more than 800 breweries and their beers, and includes a discussion of the history of beer, types of beer, and the development of different brewing techniques.