Now in its 38th year, this guide is fully revised and updated with details of more than 4,500 locations across the UK serving the best real ale—from country inns to urban style bars and backstreet boozers More than just a pub guide, this is a complete book for beer lovers. Completely independent, with no no entry fees for listings, it is revised and updated yearly by CAMRA's 110,000 members. Along with pub reviews and information, the guide has a unique Breweries Section which lists all the breweries micro, regional, and national—that produce real ale in the UK, and the beers they brew. Pub entries give details of the beers served, food, pub history, architecture, transportation links, beer gardens, accommodation, disabled access, and facilities for families . Tasting notes for the beers, compiled by CAMRA-trained tasting teams, are also included. A full-color 36-page features section at the front contains informative and interesting articles relating to beer, pubs, and brewing.
Completely revised, updated, and redesigned to showcase the very best bottled British real ales now being produced, this guide lists beers by style with information about each style and recommendations for the best food matches for each Everything discerning drinkers need to know about bottled beers is collected in this pocket-sized guide: tasting notes, ingredients, brewery details, and a glossary to help the reader understand more about them. This bottled beer bible, acclaimed by brewers, bottle collectors, and everyday drinkers, covers all the bottle-conditioned real ales currently brewed in the UK, with a special section at the front highlighting the best 500. Features on how real ale is brewed and bottled, how beer matures in a bottle, and CAMRA's real-ale-in-a-bottle scheme are provided along with full listings of all bottle-conditioned beers brewed in the UK, organized by brewery. Useful appendices list the very best shops and online retailers from which to source bottle-conditioned real ales. The guide also highlights non-UK bottled real ales including from the U.S., the best bottled examples of traditional beers from abroad, and notes on foreign beer styles
From Belgian fruit beers to hoppy cask ales, small-production microbrews to Czech Republic lagers, this is a personal and comprehensive portfolio of international beers compiled by one of the world's leading beer writers. In this unique and beautifully illustrated collection, he has distilled decades of beer knowledge into an entertaining and indispensable guide to the ales that no beer lover should miss. The book divides beers by type, including bitters, best bitters, pilsners, brown and mild ales, pale ales, extra strong beers and bitters, old ales and barley wines, golden ales, porters and stouts, alt and amber ales, fruit beers, and beires de garde, each comprising an alphabetical listing of the beers. Many of the entries are fully illustrated, and each beer comes complete with a box panel for adding your own tasting notes. Information on the country of origin, beer strength, brewery, and a detailed description of the beer and its history are also given.
Author: Fiona Stapley
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2017-09-07
*Get your pub on with 10% more content than other beer and pub guides, and over 80 new entries this year* The 36th edition of this much-loved guide is as invaluable as ever. Organized county by county, its comprehensive yearly updates and countless reader recommendations ensure that only the very best pubs make the grade. Here you will not only find classic country pubs, town centre inns, riverside retreats and historic havens, but also popular newcomers including gastro pubs and pubs specialising in malt whisky and craft beer. Discover the top pubs in each country for beer, food and accommodation, and find out the winners of the coveted titles of Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year. Packed with hidden gems, The Good Pub Guide provides a wealth of honest, entertaining, up-to-date and indispensable information.
Author: Jonny Garrett
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2018-02-01
"The most brilliant guide to the best beer and pubs in London by connoisseurs Jonny and Brad. Trust me they know their stuff!'" – Jamie Oliver To beer or not to beer, that is the question. The London Craft Beer Guide features 40 of the best pubs, breweries and taprooms across the city. Organised around London boroughs from North to South, East to West, every corner is full of hidden gems to discover. Find new favourite brews with descriptions of the best to taste at each location, and pairings notes to enjoy alongside food. As well as the beer itself, this guide gives you unique insight into the people behind the casks, with exclusive interviews and photography that reveal the history and personality behind each sip. From mango-like IPAs to chocolaty stouts and crisp, puckering sour beers this is the ultimate guide for craft beer converts and those looking to find off-the-beaten-track tastes and flavours. Whether you’re a Londoner looking for your new local, or a visitor hoping to navigate the city’s best craft-brewing spots, The London Craft Beer Guide will provide plenty of inspiration.
Author: Campaign for Real Ale
Publisher: CAMRA Ltd
Release Date: 2018-09-30
CAMRA's Good Beer Guide is fully revised and updated each year and features pubs across the United Kingdom that serve the best real ale. Now in its 46th edition, the guide is completely independent, with listings based entirely on evaluation and nomination by CAMRA members. The unique Breweries section contains a full listing of Britain's breweries - from national to micro - with information about their core beers.
A unique collection of entertaining trivia and essential wisdom, The Book of Beer Knowledge is a perfect gift for beer lovers everywhere. More than 200 entries cover everything from fictional "celebrity landlords" of soap opera bars to the harsh facts detailing the world's biggest brewers, from bizarre beer names to the serious subject of fermentation, and from the weighty associations of beer in literature to the populist world of Homer Simpson and his drinking companions. If you need to know the nutritional merits of beer, or who produces and consumes it most; where to find the world's major beer festivals or uncover unusual and fascinating facts such as the meaning of sahti and kvass, then look no further.
Author: Alisdair Aird
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2012-06-07
This handy portable guide features up-to-date information, including food, drinks, facilities and opening hours, for the best pubs in the North of England, as chosen by the highly respected editors of the annual Good Pub Guide. Spanning Cheshire, Cleveland, County Durham, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Yorkshire here are handpicked pubs specialising in food, wine, malt whisky and own-brew beer. Whether you're planning a holiday in this part of the UK and trying to find some charming pub accommodation, looking for a place to enjoy a weekend walk with the dog, or simply in search of some warming pub food and a welcome pint of real ale, this is the guide for you.
Averaging 281 pints of ale per capita per year, the Czech Republic is far and away the world’s leader in beer consumption. As this handy guidebook of beer shows, Czechs are equally expert in brewing beer as well. Listings and analyses are provided of all the major Czech beers as well as lesser-known brews that are only available within the country, from the highly alcoholic X-33 to the unique, nonpasteurized version of Pilsner Urquell. A guide is also offered to the top pubs, breweries, and drinking holes across the nation, as well as to such unique locations as the Chodovar brewery, which offers full-body beer baths, and the Pelhrimov brewery, which hosts free, open-air rock concerts. Filled to the brim with history, trivia, information on inns and accommodations, and extensive backstories, this is an essential resource for beer lovers and world travelers alike.
The good beer guide consists mainly of a list of the best pubs in Britain. It also contains details of food, pub history, architecture, transport links, beer gardens, accommodation, disabled access, and the suitability of facilities for families. Also contains about 160 pages of entries for independents breweries as well as lists of new national breweries and pub groups.
"Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind."--Alibris.