Everyday Guide to Beer
By Charles W. Bamforth

Beer may be a thing of beauty. Four simple ingredients-yeast, malt, hops, and water-combined under the proper conditions, can create a product that's wholesome, delicious, and satisfying. But making and enjoying a top-quality beer isn't always simple. Professor Emeritus Charlie Bamforth of the University of California, Davis, often mentioned because the “Pope of Foam” within the beer industry, has spent quite 40 years crafting, writing, and teaching others about beer and the way to form it. within the 12 lessons of The Everyday Guide to Beer, Dr. Bamforth, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company-one of the pioneering companies of the craft beer movement within the United States-take you on a journey through the history of this surprisingly complex beverage. After learning about the origins and history of beer, you’ll enter how it’s made. Joined by additional experts like Sierra Nevada’s Head Brewer Scott Jennings and Quality Manager Liz Huber, you’ll delve into the nuances of every ingredient that goes into beer production. You’ll begin to know different types of fermentation and therefore the chemical processes that happen to make the range of designs you see in today’s stores and on your local tap list. If you’re a homebrewer, this course will assist you to improve your skills and broaden your horizons. If you’re someone experiencing craft beer for the primary time, you’ll gain knowledge that will be useful on your next trip to your neighborhood watering place for a pint. And if you’re simply a beer lover with a thirst for the story behind your favorite beverage, this course will offer you the insight into the history and science of beer-and assist you to know and refine your tastes. So, raise your glass and join Dr. Bamforth on this comprehensive, approachable beer tour that's unlike the other and find out what’s actually in your glass and therefore the fascinating journey it took to urge there.