Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition

An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink

By Randy Mosher

Foreword by Ray Daniels Sam Calagione

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.

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Randy Mosher

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Ray Daniels

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Sam Calagione

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Review quotes
“An excellent way to get a professional grounding in beer.” — Cicerone Certification Program

Mosher writes about beer and all its components with wit and authority in a manner that telecasts an excellent palate; to have this man explain the intricacies of beermaking is a revelation.” — Chicago Tribune

“Tasting Beer is a must-have for even the most casual of beer dabblers.” — Wisconsin State Journal

Tasting Beer is possibly the best book on beer ever written and should be on the shelves of anyone remotely interested in the bubbly beverage.” — Pensacola News Journal

Randy Mosher succeeds in filling Tasting Beer with encyclopedic details without watering any of them down.” — Austin American-Statesman

This is a book that has been crying out to be written – a book that gets to the heart of where the colors, aromas, and flavors of the beer in your glass come from.” — Inside Beer
Product Details
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Number of pages
376
Publication date
April 04, 2017
ISBN
9781612127774