A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland by Michael Agnew

By Michael Agnew

As soon as ruled by means of megabreweries like Miller and G. Heilemann, the Midwest has in recent times develop into domestic to a dynamic craft beer on the center of America's present brewing renaissance.

Beer author and authorized Cicerone® Michael Agnew crisscrossed Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin sampling the fabulous number of beers on provide at breweries and brewpubs. the result's a region-wide survey of the Midwestern craft beer scene. choked with info on greater than 2 hundred breweries, an ideal Pint's Beer consultant to the Heartland deals real and armchair tourists alike a instruction manual that includes:

Agnew's particular offerings on which beers to attempt at each one location
Entries on each brewery's historical past and philosophy
Information on excursions, tasting rooms and connected pubs, and eating recommendations and different amenities
A survey of every brewery's manufacturers, together with its flagship beer plus seasonal brews and detailed releases
Brewery apparatus and capacity
Nearby attractions

In addition, Agnew units the degree with a historical past of Midwestern beer spanning the origins of the immigrant brewers who arrived within the 1800s to the homebrewers-made-good who've outfitted a brand new type of brewing tradition based on creativity, commitment to caliber, and a spotlight to consumer feedback.

Informed and targeted, an ideal Pint's Beer advisor to the Heartland is the basic better half for beer aficionados and curious others decided to drink the easiest the Midwest has to offer.

Includes greater than a hundred and fifty complete colour pictures, together with the region's such a lot specific beer labels, logos, and corporate emblems.

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