A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland

A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland

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Once dominated by megabreweries like Miller and G. Heilemann, the Midwest has in recent years become home to a dynamic craft beer industry at the core of America's current brewing renaissance.Beer writer and Certified Cicerone Michael Agnew crisscrossed Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin sampling the astonishing variety of beers on offer at breweries and brewpubs. The result is the only region-wide survey of the Midwestern craft beer scene. Packed with details on more than 200 breweries, A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland offers actual and armchair travelers alike a handbook that includes:Agnew's exclusive choices on which beers to try at each locationEntries on every brewery's history and philosophyInformation on tours, tasting rooms and attached pubs, and dining options and other amenitiesA survey of each brewery's brands, including its flagship beer plus seasonal brews and special releasesBrewery equipment and capacityNearby attractionsAgnew sets the stage with a history of Midwestern beer spanning the origins of the immigrant brewers who arrived in the 1800s to the homebrewers-made-good who have built a new kind of brewing culture founded on creativity, dedication to quality, and attention to customer feedback.Informed and unique, A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland is the essential handbook for the beer aficionados and others interested in drinking the best the Midwest has to offer.Includes more than 150 full color images, including the region's most distinctive beer labels, trademarks, and company logos.tyPe: Brewery date establIsHed: 2010 owners: Rodd Specketer and David Burns brewMaster: David Burns brewIng systeM: Three-barrel Premier Stainless brewhouse FlagsHIP beer: Hard Tail Imperial IPA year-round beers: Bohemian Blondeanbsp;...


Title:A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland
Author: Michael Agnew
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2014-05-15
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