Andy Hamilton travels the length of Britain in a quest to uncover new and unusual beers and to find that elusive perfect pint
With more than 200 new breweries opening in the UK every single year, there's no excuse for residents or visitors sticking to "a pint of the usual." Beer advocate Andy Hamilton has tried literally hundreds if not thousands of pints in this avalanche of flavors, to make sure that you don't miss out on the perfect porter, an irresistible IPA, a super stout, or that marvelous mild. Discover how to tempt a lager lover off lager, which beer will win over wine lovers, the ideal temperature for serving ale, and the best glass to drink it from. He also provides 40 recipes for readers to experiment with, from ancient times to the modern day, uncovering secret ingredients. Includes dual measures.
About the Author
Andy Hamilton is a forager and home brewer who runs brewing workshops. He writes a wild drinks blog for the Guardian and a foraging column for Home Farmer magazine, and also writes for the Ecologist and the New York based website Civil Eats. Andy is the author of Booze for Free and the coauthor of The Self-Sufficientish Bible.
• Discover how to tempt a lager lout off lager, which beer will win over wine lovers, the ideal temperature for serving ale, and the best glass to drink it from
• Experiment with 40 recipes from ancient times to the modern day, uncovering secret ingredients
• Hone your tasting skills at sessions in local pubs, breweries and beer festivals near you