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Beer : tap into the art and science of brewing

Author: Charles W Bamforth
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Offers an amusing and informative account of the art and science of brewing, examining the history of brewing and how the brewing process has evolved through the ages. The third edition features more information concerning the history of beer especially in the United States; British, Japanese, and Egyptian beer; beer in the context of health and nutrition; and the various styles of beer. Author Charles Bamforth has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Bamforth
ISBN: 9780195305425 0195305426
OCLC Number: 251212454
Description: xxiii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: FROM SUMERIA TO SAN FRANCISCO: The World of Beer and Breweries ; Chapter 2: GRAIN TO GLASS: The Basics of Malting and Brewing ; Chapter 3: EACH TO HER OWN: BEER STYLES ; Chapter 4: EYES, NOSE AND THROAT: The Quality of Beer ; Chapter 5: THE HEART AND SOUL OF BEER: Malt ; Chapter 6: WATER AND GENUINE TERROIR ; Chapter 7: THE WICKED AND PERNICIOUS WEED: Hops ; Chapter 8: COOKING AND CHILLING: The Brewhouse ; Chapter 9: GODDISGOODE: Yeast and Fermentation ; Chapter 10: REFINING MATTERS: Downstream Processing ; Chapter 11: MEASURE FOR MEASURE: How beer is analyzed ; Chapter 12: TO THE FUTURE: Malting and Brewing in Years to Come ; Appendix One: SOME SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES ; Appendix Two: GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN THIS BOOK
Responsibility: Charles Bamforth.
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This book gives a comprehensive overview of the history of brewing, the science and technology of brewing, the various styles of beer brewed throughout the world, and the global brewing business.  Read more...

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