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Lager: The Definitive Guide to Tasting and Brewing the World's Most Popular Beer Styles

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"The world of lagers contains many of the world’s most delicious and beguiling beers. Dave Carpenter dives into this world with gusto, verve, and precision."
—Garrett Oliver, Brewmaster, The Brooklyn Brewery, Editor-in-Chief, The Oxford Companion to Beer


Lagers are being reinventedin the United States and abroad as intrepid breweries are rediscovering the joys of colder
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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 1st 2017 by Voyageur Press
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Annie
Dec 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley
Originally published on my blog: Nonstop Reader.

There are many myths surrounding lager, that it's flavorless, lacking in depth or alcohol content, that it's easier and cheaper to make than ales or other types of fermented beers, that it has to be drunk ice cold to mask off flavors etc, etc. Author and editor of Zymurgy magazine and all around beer nerd and renaissance man Dave Carpenter begs to differ. This encyclopedic book contains a thorough treatise of lager and associated food and history.

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Victoria Peipert
Oct 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book was enjoyable to read and very informative! While I'm not a beer snob, I love a good beer and do enjoy lagers specifically as well. This book taught me a lot about lagers - I had no idea the variety was so big and there was such a large array of glassware options - and even listed out some great options based on the style. The back of the book also included recipes - some directly from breweries. While I'm not a not a brewer either I thought this element was very cool and would be ...more
Kristine
Oct 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: amazon-reviewed
Lager by Dave Carpenter is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in late September.

Carpenter starts out by drafting (ha) lager's history, which spans from Bavaria to its commercial production in the U.S. into what we recognize as domestic beer, then delving into different varieties of lager, its production, and capping off with 22 recipes to brew your own. There is a metric ton of helpful photos to both amplify and verify Carpenter's statements, so it's for certain a definitive guide on lager and
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Dec 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great gift for a beer lover!
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