Beer, in So Many Words: The Best Writing on the Greatest Drink

That glass of amber liquid with its brass bright depths, luminous as an autumn sunset, refreshing like truth itself Beer according to Jack Nicholson the best damn drink in the world Which is why right now the world is discovering beer again craft beer, micro brews and real ale, in every combination of malt and hops, from all over the world With new breweries and brThat glass of amber liquid with its brass bright depths, luminous as an autumn sunset, refreshing like truth itself Beer according to Jack Nicholson the best damn drink in the world Which is why right now the world is discovering beer again craft beer, micro brews and real ale, in every combination of malt and hops, from all over the world With new breweries and brewpubs opening every week there has never been a exciting time to drink it The splendour, the complexity, and above all the sheer deliciousness of a glass of ale have over the years been celebrated by our finest writers in both prose and poetry But all the best words written on beer, from Britain to Germany to the United States, have never been collected together in book form until now Here, then, in this handsome volume, as rich and surprising as a freshly pulled pint of best, is everyone from Ernest Hemingway extolling a cold bottle of Ballantine ale as the finest reward after a spot of hard marlin fishing, to Inspector Morse partaking of a few pints in an Oxford tavern to set his deductive juices going, and Ian Rankin in the Edinburgh bar frequented by Rebus as much as himself Here is porter sipped by a limpid Alpine lake in the fiction of Thomas Mann, and thirst quenched by Lion beer in a stifling African bar in Paul Theroux s.All the finest beer writers of today are here, from Pete Brown to Roger Protz and Boak Bailey, as well as doyens of the profession like Michael Jackson and Ian Nairn, and brewers like Garrett Oliver It is the perfect present for any beer lover, including yourself So sit down, a glass of beer at your elbow, lustrous in hue and brimming with flavour and dip in
Beer in So Many Words The Best Writing on the Greatest Drink That glass of amber liquid with its brass bright depths luminous as an autumn sunset refreshing like truth itself Beer according to Jack Nicholson the best damn drink in the world Which is why right

  • Title: Beer, in So Many Words: The Best Writing on the Greatest Drink
  • Author: Adrian Tierney-Jones
  • ISBN: 9780993291111
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Hardcover
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