A Brief History of Lager

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In this volume, beer expert Mark Dredge dives into the history of lager, from how it was first brewed to what role was played by German monks and kings in the creation of the drink we know so well today. From the importance of 500-year-old purity laws to a scrupulously researched exploration of modern beer gardens (it’s a hard life), Mark has delved deep into the story of the world’s favourite beer. From 16th century Bavaria to the recent popularity of specialist craft lagers, ‘A Brief History of Lager’ is an engaging and informative exploration of a classic drink. Pint, anyone?

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Shortlisted for the André Simon Drinks Book of the Year 2019

In this fascinating book, beer expert Mark Dredge dives into the history of lager, from how it was first brewed to what role was played by German monks and kings in the creation of the drink we know so well today. From the importance of 500-year-old purity laws to a scrupulously researched exploration of modern beer gardens (it’s a hard life), Mark has delved deep into the story of the world’s favourite beer.

From 16th Century Bavaria to the recent popularity of specialist craft lagers, A Brief History of Lager is an engaging and informative exploration of a classic drink.

Pint, anyone?

Additional information

Weight 380 g
Dimensions 21.8 × 13.8 × 2.4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

641.23 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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