Beer

Author: Charles Bamforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199756368
Release Date: 2009-04-03
Genre: Cooking

Written by one of the world's leading authorities and hailed by American Brewer as "brilliant" and "by a wide margin the best reference now available," Beer offers an amusing and informative account of the art and science of brewing, examining the history of brewing and how the brewing process has evolved through the ages. The third edition features more information concerning the history of beer especially in the United States; British, Japanese, and Egyptian beer; beer in the context of health and nutrition; and the various styles of beer. Author Charles Bamforth has also added detailed sidebars on prohibition, Sierra Nevada, life as a maltster, hopgrowing in the Northwestern U.S., and how cans and bottle are made. Finally, the book includes new sections on beer in relation to food, contrasting attitudes towards beer in Europe and America, how beer is marketed, distributed, and retailed in the US, and modern ways of dealing with yeast.

Beer

Author: Charles W. Bamforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195154797
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Cooking

The book explains not only why beer is invariably safe to drink but also why it can make a significant and beneficial contribution to the diet. Finally the book explores how the brewing industry is likely to evolve in the coming years."--BOOK JACKET.

Beer

Author: Charles W. Bamforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195305425
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Cooking

Beer in some form has been brewed since the days of ancient Babylon. Ever since that time it has been a key part of the social fabric of many cultures around the world. The brewing process has evolved incrementally, and the basic sequence of processes had remained unaltered for generations.This book introduces readers to the history of brewing and how the brewing process has evolved through the ages. The third edition includes more information concerning the history of beer especially in the United States; British, Japanese, and Egyptian beer; beer in the context of bodily health andnutrition; and more on the various styles of beer. Author Charles Bamforth has also added detailed sidebars on prohibition, Sierra Nevada, life as a maltster, hopgrowing in the Northwestern U.S., and how cans and bottle are made. Finally, new sections on beer in relation to food, contrastingattitudes towards beer in Europe and America, how beer is marketed, distributed, and retailed in the US, and modern ways of dealing with yeast are included as well.

The Chemistry of Beer

Author: Roger Barth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118733790
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Science

Discover the science of beer and beer making Ever wondered just how grain and water are transformed into an effervescent, alcoholic beverage? From prehistory to our own time, beer has evoked awe and fascination; it seems to have a life of its own. Whether you're a home brewer, a professional brewer, or just someone who enjoys a beer, The Chemistry of Beer will take you on a fascinating journey, explaining the underlying science and chemistry at every stage of the beer making process. All the science is explained in clear, non-technical language, so you don't need to be a PhD scientist to read this book and develop a greater appreciation for the world's most popular alcoholic drink. The Chemistry of Beer begins with an introduction to the history of beer and beer making. Author Roger Barth, an accomplished home brewer and chemistry professor, then discusses beer ingredients and the brewing process. Next, he explores some core concepts underlying beer making. You'll learn chemistry basics such as atoms, chemical bonding, and chemical reactions. Then you'll explore organic chemistry as well as the chemistry of water and carbohydrates. Armed with a background in chemistry principles, you'll learn about the chemistry of brewing, flavor, and individual beer styles. The book offers several features to help you grasp all the key concepts, including: Hundreds of original photographs and line drawings Chemical structures of key beer compounds Glossary with nearly 1,000 entries Reference tables Questions at the end of each chapter The final chapter discusses brewing at home, including safety issues and some basic recipes you can use to brew your own beer. There's more to The Chemistry of Beer than beer. It's also a fun way to learn about the science behind our technology and environment. This book brings life to chemistry and chemistry to life.

Beer

Author: Charles W. Bamforth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405147972
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

This important and extremely interesting book is a serious scientific and authoritative overview of the implications of drinking beer as part of the human diet. Coverage includes a history of beer in the diet, an overview of beer production and beer compositional analysis, the impact of raw materials, the desirable and undesirable components in beer and the contribution of beer to health, and social issues. Written by Professor Charlie Bamforth, well known for a lifetime's work in the brewing world, Beer: Health and Nutrition should find a place on the shelves of all those involved in providing dietary advice.

Grape vs Grain

Author: Charles Bamforth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139471763
Release Date: 2008-03-10
Genre: Science

Why is wine considered more sophisticated even though the production of beer is much more technologically complex? Why is wine touted for its health benefits when beer has more nutrition value? Why does wine conjure up images of staid dinner parties while beer denotes screaming young partiers? Charles Bamforth explores several paradoxes involving beer and wine, paying special attention to the culture surrounding each. He argues that beer can be just as grown-up and worldly as wine and be part of a healthy, mature lifestyle. Both beer and wine have histories spanning thousands of years. This is the first book to compare them from the perspectives of history, technology, the market for each, and the effect that they have on human health and nutrition.

Froth

Author: Mark Denny
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801895692
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Science

different, then Froth! is for you.

Standards of Brewing

Author: Charles W. Bamforth
Publisher: Brewers Publications
ISBN: 9781938469220
Release Date: 2002-07-31
Genre: Cooking

Standards of Brewing covers an essential topic for today’s brewers: consistent production of quality product. With distribution expanding and competition intense, no brewery can afford to release product for distribution unless it is confident the beer will meet consumer expectations-even months after production. Bamforth covers the principles and practices of brewery quality so that brewers can establish or audit their own programs and procedures for producing consistent, high quality beer.

Beer is Proof God Loves Us

Author: Charles Bamforth
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780137065073
Release Date: 2010-01-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Presents a history of brewing beer, discusses the changing industry, and describes how to tell a great beer from a good one.

Principles of Brewing Science

Author: George Fix
Publisher: Brewers Publications
ISBN: 9781938469190
Release Date: 1999-11-15
Genre: Cooking

Principles of Brewing Science is an indispensable reference which applies the practical language of science to the art of brewing. As an introduction to the science of brewing chemistry for the homebrewer to the serious brewer’s desire for detailed scientific explanations of the process, Principles is a standard addition to any brewing bookshelf.

The Brewer s Tale A History of the World According to Beer

Author: William Bostwick
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393245981
Release Date: 2014-10-13
Genre: Cooking

Winner of 2014 U.S. Gourmand Drinks Award • Taste 5,000 years of brewing history as a time-traveling homebrewer rediscovers and re-creates the great beers of the past. The Brewer’s Tale is a beer-filled journey into the past: the story of brewers gone by and one brave writer’s quest to bring them—and their ancient, forgotten beers—back to life, one taste at a time. This is the story of the world according to beer, a toast to flavors born of necessity and place—in Belgian monasteries, rundown farmhouses, and the basement nanobrewery next door. So pull up a barstool and raise a glass to 5,000 years of fermented magic. Fueled by date-and-honey gruel, sour pediococcus-laced lambics, and all manner of beers between, William Bostwick’s rollicking quest for the drink’s origins takes him into the redwood forests of Sonoma County, to bullet-riddled South Boston brewpubs, and across the Atlantic, from Mesopotamian sands to medieval monasteries to British brewing factories. Bostwick compares notes with the Mt. Vernon historian in charge of preserving George Washington’s molasses-based home brew, and he finds the ancestor of today’s macrobrewed lagers in a nineteenth-century spy’s hollowed-out walking stick. Wrapped around this modern reportage are deeply informed tales of history’s archetypal brewers: Babylonian temple workers, Nordic shamans, patriots, rebels, and monks. The Brewer’s Tale unfurls from the ancient goddess Ninkasi, ruler of intoxication, to the cryptic beer hymns of the Rig Veda and down into the clove-scented treasure holds of India-bound sailing ships. With each discovery comes Bostwick’s own turn at the brew pot, an exercise that honors the audacity and experimentation of the craft. A sticky English porter, a pricelessly rare Belgian, and a sacred, shamanic wormwood-tinged gruit each offer humble communion with the brewers of yore. From sickly sweet Nordic grogs to industrially fine-tuned fizzy lager, Bostwick’s journey into brewing history ultimately arrives at the head of the modern craft beer movement and gazes eagerly if a bit blurry-eyed toward the future of beer.

Food Fermentation and Micro organisms

Author: Charles W. Bamforth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470995266
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Fermentation and the use of micro-organisms is one of the most important aspects of food processing, an industry worth billions of US dollars world-wide. From beer and wine to yoghurt and bread, it is the common denominator between many of our foodstuffs. In his engaging style Professor Charles Bamforth covers all known food applications of fermentation. Beginning with the science underpinning food fermentations, Professor Bamforth looks at the relevant aspects of microbiology and microbial physiology, moving on to cover individual food products, how they are made, what is the role of fermentation and what possibilities exist for future development. Internationally respected author Coverage of all major uses of fermentation in the food industry Practical coverage of food processing in relation to fermentation A comprehensive guide for all food scientists, technologists and microbiologists in the food industry and academia, this book will be an important addition to all libraries in food companies, research establishments and universities where food studies, food science, food technology and microbiology are studied and taught.

Brewing

Author: C Bamforth
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 9781845691738
Release Date: 2006-08-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Brewing continues to be one of the most competitive and innovative sectors in the food and drink industry. This important book summarises the major recent technological changes in brewing and their impact on product range and quality. The first group of chapters review improvements in ingredients, including cereals, adjuncts, malt and hops, as well as ways of optimising the use of water. The following sequence of chapters discuss developments in particular technologies from fermentation and accelerated processing to filtration and stabilisation processes as well as packaging. A final series of chapters analyse improvements in safety and quality control, covering such topics as modern brewery sanitation, waste handling, quality assurance schemes, and control systems responsible for chemical, microbiological and sensory analysis. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Brewing: new technologies is a standard reference for R&D and Quality Assurance managers in the brewing industry. Summarises the major recent technological changes in brewing Reviews improvements in ingredients including cereals, malts and hops Discusses developments in fermentation, filtration and packaging technologies