The Ultimate Scratch & Sniff Guide to Loving Beer (Hardcover)
What's the difference between a pilsner and a stout? Why is water so important to beer? What's the best temperature to serve a lager, an ale, or a stout? What the heck is a hop anyways?
There are few things in the world as beloved as beer. By far and away it is the most popular alcoholic beverage in the world, but there is so much more to this beverage than we know. Richard Betts breaks down the ingredients, the science, and the processes behind how beer is made. With this knowledge in hand, and some scratching and sniffing, you'll have the tools to make informed decisions about the brews that will make you smile every time. Cheers!
About the Author
RICHARD BETTS is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert and The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All. He is one of fewer than 300 master sommeliers in the world. He has been featured in The New York Times, Food & Wine, Outside, GQ, and Details and speaks frequently throughout the world. He has two wine projects on three different continents, including An Approach to Relaxation, his Australian project with his wife Carla, which has won top praise internationally. He also cofounded Sombra Mezcal and Astral Tequila. Richard makes him home in Amsterdam.
ROTEM RAFFE is a Brooklyn-based art director, designer, and illustrator. She's worked in advertising agencies in New York City, and is the cofounder and creative director of Short Stack Editions, a series of small-format cookbooks. Her artwork has appeared on many surfaces around the world, including billboards and murals, restaurant walls, menus, maps, and wine bottles.