By Richard English
Yes, you drink beer. sure, you like beer. yet how a lot do you actually learn about beer? For the sake of argument, let's believe that you simply own a good quantity of beer wisdom. barely enough to talk with a few authority at the topic. Fermentation? payment. You pretty well obtained that lined. the adaptation among a stout and an IPA? cost. you recognize what you're keen on and what to reserve when you are out in town, and you may most likely even opine at the offerings of the opposite contributors of your get together. And, hi there, wasn't it the traditional Egyptians who first bought the keg rolling, mass-production-wise? good, probably not, yet you're within the ballpark.
Okay, because you are doing so good, how approximately we ratchet the trouble point up a notch or three?
What are you able to inform your folks approximately how types of yeast effect the final taste and caliber of a given beer? do you know that beer brewing has been round for a few 10,000 years (give or take), and that the perform predates written language? after which there's the complete broad global of hops. earlier than humans begun including hops to beer, the stuff used to be referred to as ale. have you learnt while (generally conversing) hops arrived at the scene? Or why hops have been additional within the first position? (Here's a touch: It had not anything to do with flavor.) Oh, and if for a few cause you have been requested, may well you country, with self belief, the buck price of the worldwide brewing undefined? (Another trace: it's totally on the subject of oodles.)
The aspect here's this: there's a complete barrel-aged ocean of knowledge approximately beer available in the market; clinical, advertisement, old, sociological. Beer for the GENIUS houses the entire most vital bits in a single interesting, sociable, a little bit daffy, but easy-to-use compendium.
By the time you're performed examining Beer for the GENIUS, it is possible for you to to wow your mates and relations (or annoy them, whichever) along with your startling beer know-how.
About the For the GENIUS Series
The For the GENIUS sequence is a line of how-to books approximately actually any subject that individuals are looking to examine. even though written in a conversational variety, GENIUS books are thorough and authoritative remedies of the topic. they're written through specialists within the topic who are looking to proportion with others what they have learned.
Table of Contents
Part 1: the fine details of Beer...or...High university Chemistry, Redux
Chapter 1: Fermentation and Brewing
Chapter 2: one million sorts of Beer
Part 2: Beer historical past is Human History
Chapter 3: long ago within the Day
Chapter 4: Beer background from round the complete Sudsy Globe
Chapter 5: The Medieval Revolution
Chapter 6: Beer involves America
Part three: Beer and Society
Chapter 7: Men's paintings and/or Women's Work
Chapter 8: Beer and Commerce
Chapter 9: Beer and Medicine
Chapter 10: Beer and the Law
Chapter eleven: Beer in the course of Prohibition
Part four: The Brewing Today
Chapter 12: Contract Brewing
Chapter 13: The Craft-Brew/Micro-Brew Revolution(s)
Chapter 14: the fundamentals of Homebrewing
Chapter 15: Sketches of the Today
Part five: having fun with Beer
Chapter 16: Jars, Goblets, Cans, Bottles and Skulls
Chapter 17: Tasting Beer & Tasting different Stuff With Beer
Conclusion: Bottle It up and placed a Cork in It
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