Beers and Breweries of Britain

Beers and Breweries of Britain

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Do you know why Kind William IV appears more frequently on Britain's pub signs than any other monarch, why the German beer purity laws were introduced, or how a beer can widget works? This book answers these questions and innumerable others about beer and brewing. Much more complex than wine, beer is often a better accompaniement to food, and there are more than two thousand-year history, and explains how different styles emerged through the use of different ingredients and processing methods. The story is brought up to date with an insider's expose of the modern brewing process, and an account of which additives are employed and why.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 146 x 202 x 4mm | 140.62g
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour and black and white
  • 0747806063
  • 9780747806066
  • 1,053,253

About Roger Putman

Roger Putman is a Master Brewer who worked for Bass for thirty years. He is now chairman of the judges at the biennial Brewing Industry International Awards. He is a founder member of the Beer Academy, which aims to improve the image of beer through education.
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Table of contents

The Materials of Brewing
The Brewing Process
The Romance of Beer
The Changing Face of British Brewing
Britain's Brewers Today
Places to Visit
Further Reading
Some British Beers to Try
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