Beer: The Ultimate World Tour (Hardcover)
Join author Bill Yenne on a whirlwind tour of the crafty world of beer. After a quick stop to learn about the anatomy of beer, including ingredients, styles, and even museums, Beer: The Ultimate World Tour guides you through all the regions of the world and their famous brews. This comprehensive guide includes:
- In-depth discussions of the world’s beer regions
- Maps, charts, illustrations, and photographs showcasing favorite brews of the areas
- An overview of beer styles
- An overview of beer glassware
- Preface by Fergal Murray, head brewer at Dublin City Brewing Co. and former master brewer at Guinness Brewery
The featured beer regions: Ireland, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, the Baltic, Russia, Poland, Eastern Europe, the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Southern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Africa, Asia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, Latin America and the Caribbean, Canada, and the United States.
Grab a pint and delve into this sweeping tour of one of the world’s favorite beverages!
Bill Yenne is the author of more than three dozen nonfiction books on historical topics. His books on aviation and military history have included Area 51 Black Jets—which T. D. Barmes, formerly with NASA High Range and Area 51 Special Projects, described as “not a book that the reader will lay down and not finish. It holds one’s interest from front to back.” Yenne has also contributed to encyclopedias of World War I and World War II and has been featured in several documentaries that have aired on the History Channel, the National Geographic Channel, the Smithsonian Channel, and ARD German Television. The Wall Street Journal notes that Yenne writes “with a cinematic vividness.” Yenne has also authored ten novels and has penned several books on beer and brewing history.
Bill Yenne is the author of three dozen nonfiction books and several novels. His book Guinness: The 250-Year Quest for the Perfect Pint was ranked among the top business books of the year by Conde Nast Portfolio Magazine.
His other books on beer and brewing history include The American Brewery, Great American Beers: Twelve Brands That Became Icons, Beers of North America, Beers of the World, and Beer Labels of the World. He has also contributed articles to All About Beer Magazine and has discussed brewing history as a featured guest on television and radio. He has appeared in documentaries that have aired on the History Channel, National Geographic Channel, and ARD German Television.
Mr. Yenne lives in San Francisco and hosts numerous beer tastings throughout the United States. To learn more about him, visit his website at billyenne.com.