Beer in the ancient world -- The brewing process -- Dark ages and medieval beer -- The hops revolution: beer becomes a commodity -- Empire and industry: beer goes big -- Science and politics transform beer: but for the better? -- Prohibition and homogenization blues: beer goes stale -- Drinking on the shoulders of giants: beer today.
The comic book story of beer : the world's favorite beverage from 7000 BC to today's craft brewing revolution
The story of Mikkel And Mikkeller -- Grave goods, barbarians and monks: a brief history of beer -- Microbrewing and the beer revolution -- Pale, bitter, dark, sour -- See, taste, smell, feel: how to taste beer -- Brew, bryg, brouw: brew your own beer -- Beer recipes -- Eat and drink: about beer and food -- Directory.
For the Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to Aroma, Bitterness, and the Culture of Hops. Hops are an indispensable component of beer and one of the four main ingredients in making beer. Stan Hieronymus expertly explains the nature of hops, their origins, hop quality and utilizationâ€”and even devotes an entire chapter to dry hopping. For the Love of Hops also includes a reference catalog of more than 100 varieties and their characteristics.
Craft Beer World: A Guide to Over 300 of the Finest Beers Known to Man by Mark Dredge. A guide to international craft beers focusing on cutting-edge breweries, includes descriptions of flavor, color, and body, details about alcohol content, names and locations of breweries, and explanations of beer styles.
Beervangelist's Guide to the Galaxy: A Philosophy of Food & Drink by Fred Bueltman. Fred Bueltmann, an owner of New Holland Brewing Company is the Beervangelist, an outspoken, fiercely passionate champion of well-made beer and food. Join him on a culinary expedition unlike any other.