Brewing Britain: The Quest for the Perfect Pint and How to Make It (Hardcover)
About the Author
ANDY HAMILTON lives in Bristol where he is founder of the Bristol Brewing Circle and runs brewing workshops and an allotment. He forages and regularly takes groups on wild food walks, sharing his extensive knowledge of edible wild foods, plant folklore and herbal medicine. Andy is a co-creator of the hugely successful website: selfsufficientish.com and writes a wild drinks blog for Guardian.co.uk. He also writes a foraging column for Home Farmer magazine, writes the brewing and foraging features for the BBC's Countryfile magazine and writes features for the Guardian, the Ecologist, Tow Path Talk, Kitchen Garden magazine, selfsufficientish.com and the New York based website Civil Eats. He has also written a survivalist column for Wired.co.uk. He has been a consultant survival/wild food expert for various TV Shows and makes regular TV and Radio appearances both in the UK and abroad on shows which include the BBC's 'Countryfile' and 'Autumnwatch'. Andy is co-author 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