It has never been a better time for quality ale and brews. But with more amazing beers available than ever before, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Do you want something sharp or smooth? Citrusy or herby? Light or heavy? In comes The Little Book of Craft Beer, which celebrates over 100 of the world’s most innovative and tastiest beers. From classic IPAs bursting with zingy hops to silky-smooth stouts, you’ll be pointed in the right direction to find the perfect brew for you.
Self-confessed beer geek and expert Melissa Cole takes you through the brewing process and guides you to some of the best and most eclectic craft brewers. Combining two of her favorite passions – good-quality brews and delicious food, each section is finished with a cocktail and food recipe using beer as the key component. You will also discover a genuinely tasty selection of gluten- and alcohol-free offerings, as well a helpful advice on shopping for craft beer, tasting, and food pairing notes. Complete with clear and practical illustrations, and little known facts, hints, and tips throughout, The Little Book of Craft Beer is the perfect introduction for newcomers and connoisseurs alike.
Widely acknowledged as a leading beer and food expert, Melissa Cole is an award-winning beer writer and author of the bestselling book Let Me Tell You About Beer. She also works with chefs in venues as diverse as Michelin-starred restaurants to local pubs, and judges at beer competitions globally.