With over 200 new breweries opening in the UK every single year, why not swap a pint of the usual for something more unusual? Andy Hamilton has tried hundreds, if not thousands, of pints from the avalanche of new flavours now available - to make sure that you need not miss out on the perfect porter, an irresistible IPA, a super stout or that marvellous mild.
·Wake up your taste buds with beers that will excite wine buffs and lagers that could never be loutish
·Discover the ideal temperature for serving ale, and the best glass to drink it from
·Experiment with hand-picked recipes from ancient times to the modern day, sourced from the UKs leading home brewers and professional breweries
·Become a beer tourist and hone your tasting skills at pubs, festivals and breweries across the British Isles
This is the essential companion for anyone who enjoys a decent British pint.