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Beer in health and disease prevention

by:Preedy, Victor R.

Presenting both the concerns and problems of beer consumption as well as the emerging evidence of benefit, Handbook of Beer Health and Disease Prevention offers a balanced view of today's findings and the potential of tomorrow's research. From a beverage of warriors to a cheap and affordable commodity, beer has been a part of our consumption for nearly 8000 years. Like most alcoholic drinks it has been prone to abuse and in some counties the per capita consumption of beer has led to considerable health risks. However, just as wine in moderation has been proposed to promote health, research is showing that beer -- and the ingredients in beer -- can have similar impact on improving health, and in some instances preventing disease. For example, some cancers like bladder cancers and the incidence of cardiovascular disease are reported to be lower in moderate beer drinkers. Furthermore there is a considerable body of emerging evidence to show that the anti-oxidant capacity of beers is high. It has been argued by some that the total antioxidants ingested in some beer drinkers equates that consumed by red wine drinkers. The key to this, of course, is understanding and this volume presents a collection of the most current writings on the subject of beer and it's potential in health.

Editions:21  Date:2008 - 2011

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The barbarian's beverage : a history of beer in ancient Europe

by:Nelson, Max, 1972-

Editions:14  Date:2004 - 2012  Genre(s):History

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Fermenting revolution : how to drink beer and save the world

by:O'Brien, Christopher Mark

Around the globe "beer activists" are fermenting a revolution one beer at a time.

Editions:5  Date:2006 - 2011  Genre(s):History, Miscellanea

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The encyclopedia of beer

by:Rhodes, Christine P.

Provides an alphabetical guide to the history of beer, breweries around the world and their products, beer styles, brewing terminology, ingredients, flavorings, beer traditions and festivals, and brewing techniques.

Editions:8  Date:1995 - 2014  Genre(s):Encyclopedias

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Beer for dummies

by:Nachel, Marty, 1958-

The fun and friendly guide to all things beerBeer has always been one of the world's most popular beverages; but recently, people have embraced the rich complexities of beer's many varieties. Now, with Beer For Dummies you can quickly and enjoyably educate your palate & mdash;from recognizing the characteristics of ales, lagers, and other beer styles to understanding how to taste and evaluate beer. The author, a beer connoisseur, shares his own expertise on this subject, revealing his picks for the best beer festivals, tastings, and events around the world as well as his simple tips for pouring.

Editions:15  Date:1996 - 2012

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The beer book

by:Hampson, Tim

Beer: the drink to taste, savor, talk about, and travel for. Explore its rapidly expanding horizons-- thirst-quenching lagers, "meal in a glass" stouts, peppery white bears, tangy fruit-based brews, and classic ales and bitters-- with this guide to every good beer in the world. Discover the beers to try and how best to enjoy them.

Editions:21  Date:2007 - 2015  Genre(s):Guidebooks

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Michael Jackson's beer companion : the world's great beer styles, gastronomy, and traditions

by:Jackson, Michael, 1942-2007

With more than 50 new, specially commissioned photographs, 60 new labels and a revised text, Michael Jackson's Beer Companion is a comprehensive gudie to the world's finest beers. Jackson highlights his favorites, often pitting American microbrews against European clasics. Some of his choices will surprise you ... and introduce you to new and outstanding beers.

Editions:16  Date:1993 - 1997

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Tasting beer : an insider's guide to the world's greatest drink

by:Mosher, Randy

Presents a guide to beer tasting and production around the world, covering topics such as recipe formulation, brewhouse procedures, filtration, packaging, and how to identify hundreds of distinct flavors, and includes a compendium of the major types of beers.

Editions:11  Date:2009 - 2017  Genre(s):History

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The world guide to beer : the brewing styles, the brands, the countries

by:Jackson, Michael, 1942-2007

Editions:27  Date:1977 - 1984  Genre(s):History

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Brewing

by:Hornsey, Ian S. (Ian Spencer)

It is believed that beer has been produced, in some form, for thousands of years - the ancient Egyptians being one civilization with a knowledge of the fermentation process. Beer production has seen many changes over the centuries, and Brewing, Second Edition brings the reader right up to date with the advances in the last decade. Covering the various stages of beer production, reference is also made to microbiology within the brewery and some pointers to research on the topic are given. Written by a recently retired brewer, this book will appeal to all beer-lovers, but particularly those within the industry who wish to understand the processes, and will be relevant to students of food or biological sciences. -- Publisher website.

Editions:28  Date:1999 - 2015  Genre(s):History

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