The Naked Pint
An Unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer
ISBN 9781101149225 | 336 pages | 03 Nov 2009 | Perigee | 18 - AND UP
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From Stouts, Barleywines, and Lambics to food pairing, tasting, and homebrewing—this is beer as you’ve never known it before.
The Naked Pint is a definitive primer on craft brews that celebrates beer for what it truly is: sophisticated, complex, and flavorful. Covering everything from beer history to the science behind beer, food and beer pairings, tasting, and homebrewing, Perozzi and Beaune strip down America’s favorite beverage to its truest form. Whether you’ve just started wondering what life is like beyond the ice-cold six-pack or have already discovered your favorite Porter or IPA, The Naked Pint will help you unearth the power that comes with knowing your ales from your lagers.
-- Sam Calagione, president and founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
"No one turns people on to beer the way that Christina and Hallie do. Along with their passion and expertise, they bring a wit and levity that exemplify the renegade spirit of craft beer."
-- Greg Koch, CEO and co-founder, Stone Brewing Co.
"I have always loved beer without knowing much about it. I learned a lot in this factual, enlightening, and funny guide to one of the oldest and most cherished beverages known to man."
-- Jacques Pepin cookbook author, cooking teacher, and PBS cooking series host
"Whether you want to brew at home, belly up to the bar with confidence, or make magical pairings at the dinnertable, The Naked Pint makes learning about craft beers as fun as drinking them. You'll be a savvy sipper after reading this educational and engaging book."
-- Leslie Sbrocco, PBS television host and author of Wine for Women
"An incredibly satisfying read! This books gets better-looking on every page. From Pale Ale to Weizen, The Naked Pint covers all of beer's finer points in a fun, witty, and approachable manner. Hallie and Christina's great taste and cool, refreshing style is the perfect introduction to the often intimidating world of craft beer."
-- Rachael Leigh Cook
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