Craft beer is currently enjoying a massive global revolution with microbreweries popping up in every corner of the globe from Brooklyn to Copenhagen, and London to Portland. Savouring the very best the world has to offer, Craft Beer celebrates the finest brewers and highlights the most outstanding examples of their wares.
The ultimate field guide for beer connoisseurs and newcomers alike, Craft Beer is packed full of essential information as well as little-known facts, hints and tips. Author and beer connoisseur Ian Coutts demystifies the dazzling varieties available, sorting the lightest of lagers and sweetest wheat beers from abbey ales and toasty stouts. The guide is punctuated with a series of sidebars called ‘Worlds from the Wise’ in which global experts provide crucial industry knowledge, insights and ideas. Contributors will advise on a range of subjects from where to buy, how to start your own brewery, tasting and serving suggestions.