Real Ale: Recipes, History & Snippets

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9780091930219: Real Ale: Recipes, History & Snippets

This delightful book tells you everything you ever wanted to know about real ale - from its first recorded brewing by the Sumerians 5,000 years ago through its spread to Europe via the cultivation of grains to its establishment as a British favourite. Did you know beer was buried with the Pharaohs in Egypt and used as an offering to the gods? Or that in Norse mythology, a warrior who died in battle would go to Valhalla and be entitled to drink as much beer as he wanted? "Real Ale" unearths all these unknown snippets and is packed with trivia that will inform and entertain.From the origins and history of brews like Bitter, originated in Burton-on-Trent due to the particular style of the water supply, and Black Beer created as a prophylactic against scurvy, this tantalising book includes accessible recipes for brewing and cooking classic beer dishes like Beef and Guinness stew and Welsh rarebit. With delicious recipes alongside little known facts, "Real Ale" will appeal to everyone from the avid foodie to anyone who simply savours a good pint.

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Charming giftbook containing fascinating facts about real ale, plus delicious recipes for brewing and cooking with ale

About the Author:

Bill Laws is a writer and social historian, based in Herefordshire. The author of ten books and has written about country crafts including cider-making and brewing for publications including the Guardian and Daily Telegraph, Period House, BBC History and BBC's Who Do You Think You Are. He currently edits a series of journals and books on country matters, the latest being the social history of a West Midlands livestock market, A Slap of the Hand. Bill also runs a small photographic library, Arkitype.

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