The Book of Beer Knowledge
'Evans' little tome packs pages with interesting tidbits and bonne mots to keep anyone with a passing interest in beer locked up for hours … Every beer-loving bar should have this nestled right beside the register'
'Idea for the beery quiz compiler, or as a bedside book to dip into at random for the last five minutes of the day'
'Trivia flies off the page from all directions at about a million hops a mile … a handsome reference. Essential? Agreed.'
If you've ever needed to know the biggest selling beer brands in the world, where the most popular hops are grown, or the most important dates in brewing history, you'll be pleased to find the answers in The Book of Beer Knowledge (second edition).
This engaging miscellany of beer facts, lists, explanations and anecdotes will keep you enthralled for hours, as you trawl through the top beer-drinking nations, learn about recommended serving temperatures and see how progressive beer duty is calculated, or check out the difference between firkins and kilderkins, find out which breweries have been most successful in CAMRA's Champion Beer of Britain contest, or learn how to ask for a beer in 25 different languages.
Who won the Watney Cup, what's the story behind the fish and the ring and how many calories are there in your glass? The answers are all here in this top-selling book of facts, feats and fun.
Second edition (2011)
160-page paperback (CAMRA Books)