Michael Jackson's Beer Companion: The World's Great Beer Styles, Gastronomy, and Traditions
By Michael Jackson
Anthropologists can't decide which came first - bread or beer, but beer expert Michael Jackson votes for beer. In this combination travelogue and cultural history he identifies forty-one distinctive traditional styles of beer and highlights one hundred-fifty breweries that are benchmarks of excellence. There is even a small collection of recipes that are great companions to beer or that use beer in the dish.