The Foodie’s Beer Book
The Art of Pairing and Cooking with Beer for Any Occasion
By Brooke & Luther Fedora
Sky horse Publishing
This recipe book by gastropub owners and Culinary Institute of America graduates Brooke and Luther Fedora explores the many ways beer can enrich a dish or an entire meal. Broken down into seasons of the year, each recipe includes an attractive color photo of the dish and detailed instructions. The authors include a brief history of beer, descriptions of major beer styles and instructions for baking, de-glazing, frying, grilling, steaming and poaching with beer.
We Make Beer
Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America’s Craft Brewers
By Sean Lewis
St. Martin’s Press
This celebration of American brewing by a frequent contributor to and former columnist for BeerAdvocate magazine gives an overview of craft beer with insights from some of the stalwarts of the industry: including Sam Adams’s Jim Koch, Sierra Nevada’s Ken Grossman, Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione and Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch.
The Umami Factor
Full-spectrum Fermentation for the 21st Century
By Robert Rivelle George
Award-winning brewer and vintner Robert Rivelle George takes a textbook approach to providing a comprehensive full-spectrum examination of the ins and outs of virtually every type of fermented beverage—spanning the gamut of soft drinks, beer, wine, sake, cider, mead, and hard liquor—including recipes and detailed instructions for making them. Ideal for the professional or amateur brewer, winemaker or distiller, the book includes a multitude of tables on topics such as types of hops, grains, adjuncts, yeast and cleaning and sanitizing products.
Bob Barnes is editorial director of The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional, regional correspondent for Celebrator Beer News and writes the Top 10 Beer lists for Gayot.com. He welcomes your inquiries and can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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