This best-selling classic is completely updated,
with guidance on developing your senses and reading subtle cues to be a
skilled taster. New sections on beer-and-food pairings, craft beer
trends, beer cocktails, and more accompany in-depth descriptions of
today’s beer styles.
This completely updated second edition of the best-selling beer
resource features the most current information on beer styles, flavor
profiles, sensory evaluation guidelines, craft beer trends, food and
beer pairings, and draft beer systems. You’ll learn to identify the
scents, colors, flavors, mouth-feel, and vocabulary of the major beer
styles — including ales, lagers, weissbeirs, and Belgian beers — and
develop a more nuanced understanding of your favorite brews with
in-depth sections on recent developments in the science of taste.
Spirited drinkers will also enjoy the new section on beer cocktails that
round out this comprehensive volume.