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    Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing (FT Press Science)

    Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing (FT Press Science): Charles W. Bamforth: Kindle Store

    Book Description

    Publication Date: August 26, 2010
    Beer Is Proof God Loves Us is a funny, engaging, and downright joyous examination of the whole world of beer and brewing. Your guide, Charlie Bamforth, may be the world's #1 expert on every aspect of beer. After a worldwide search, he was selected as the first Anheuser-Busch Professor of Brewing Science at the University of California, Davis. Now, he presents the most compelling social history of beer ever written: where it came from, where the brewing business stands now, and what the future holds. In this far-reaching book, he reveals:

    · The extraordinary complexity and artistry that can be found in great brewing
    · The factors that impact beer quality and wholesomeness
    · Centuries-old cultural values embedded in good beer

    Bamforth also explains what the rise of new craft breweries means to beer drinkers and what the latest global trends will have on beer consumption. The book concludes with a look to the future, illustrating how environmental issues will change the brewing industry and addressing radical new approaches to brewing, such as Happoshu and malternatives.

    Editorial Reviews

    From the Back Cover

    “A delightful book that not only reaches the soul of brewing but also tells us much about the soul and humanity of the author. Bamforth skillfully weaves a holistic and philosophical story about our complex society and the positive role that beer has, does, and will play in it. It is a joy to read and will leave the reader refreshed in mind and soul.”
    Simon Jackson, Executive Director, Institute of Brewing and Distilling, London, England

    “A heartfelt account of beer that reads as though I’m sitting at a pub table across from the ‘Beer Professor’ himself as he reveals personal tales and experiences over many pints of beer. A concise snapshot of the world of beer–past, present, and future. Remarkable insight into the behind-the-scenes world of beer.”
    Charlie Papazian, Author of Complete Joy of Homebrewing; National Beer Examiner,; President, Brewers Association (USA); and Founder, Great American Beer Festival

    Don’t just drink beer: Experience it. All of it.

    Discover the extraordinary culture and history of brewing: the remarkable craft that reaches back before written history. Visit legendary British pubs now fading sadly into memory…and the craft breweries, corporate boardrooms, and home brewers that are the new future of beer. Learn how to tell a great beer from a good one…find surprising new research on beer and human health…uncover beer in the Bible (and other unlikely places)…and discover divinity and transcendence in your very next brew.

    Yes, there’s more to beer than you ever imagined: It is the most complex, subtle, and remarkable beverage humans have ever created. Its story deserves to be told with love and passion. Charles W. Bamforth brings all that, plus a lifetime of brewing knowledge and wisdom. Read his book, and you’ll agree with Benjamin Franklin’s apocryphal quote: Beer truly is proof that God loves us.

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    • Secrets of foam, color, clarity, and freshness
      From the bottle inward: the makings of a great brew

    • Discovering the “Slow Beer” movement
      Traditional brewers, true beer culture, and real heritage

    • God in a glass: the spiritual dimensions of beer
      Experiencing the magnificence of transformation and deliverance

    About the Author

    Charles W. Bamforth has been in the brewing industry for 32 years, including 13 years in research, 11 in academia, and 8 with the famed brewing company Bass. After an international search, he was selected as UC Davis’ first Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences. His Web site gives fuller details of his career and much interesting information about beer and brewing, besides: UC Davis: BFTV Cluster Automation.

    Throughout his diverse career, he has embraced every dimension of beer, from raw materials and processing, through quality, to beer’s impact on the body. This makes him unique among “beer people” worldwide. He has published many research papers in the peer-reviewed domain, but also those targeted at the layperson, seeking to engage awareness and debate about beer as a product and as part of social fabric. This is his ninth book on beer (one of his earlier ones is in its third edition), and he is generally considered to be one of the world’s leading writers and speakers on beer, from an authoritative, but also humorous and engaging, perspective. In recent years his major research thrust has been on the wholesomeness and public perception of beer.

    Product Details

    • File Size: 816 KB
    • Print Length: 221 pages
    • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
    • Publisher: FT Press; 1 edition (August 26, 2010)
    • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
    • Language: English

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