By Melissa Cole
The ultimate no nonsense guide to wine from Oz Clarke, one of the world's leading wine experts. There is no jargon, no snobbery, no previous knowlege assumed. Just how to enjoy the kind of wine that is in the shops at the moment.
PART 1: INTRODUCING BEER IN ALL ITS GLORY?
The usual? • Basically beer • Wonderful water • Glorious grains • Heavenly hops • Yeast: it's alive • Final flourishes
PART 2: APPRECIATE YOUR BEER THAT LITTLE BIT BETTER
Buying beer • Storing and serving beer • Beer jargon • Taste beer like a pro • My taste chart • Beer and food • Beer is good for you
PART 3: BEER STYLES AND BRAND HEROES
Wild Beer • Wheat beer • Lager • Golden and blonde ale • Farmhouse ale • Pale ale and India pale ale • Bitter • Trappist ale and abbey beer • Barley wine, Scotch ale and old ale • Mild • Porter and stout • Fruit, field, spice and all things nice • Vintage and wood-aged beer • The lunatic fringe
PART 4: Where to find the best beer • Beer festivals • Beer vocabulary
About the author
Melissa Cole is one of the UK's leading beer experts and a respected international beer judge, with over a decade of writing, broadcasting and evangelizing about the world's favourite drink.
Size: 230 x 195mm
Pages: 224 in full colour