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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 146 x 202 x 4mm | 140.62g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour and black and white
  • 0747806063
  • 9780747806066
  • 998,106

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.show more

Table of contents

Introduction 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 Indexshow more