'The Beer Bible' covers a world of beer style by style
Beer expert Jeff Alworth's new book, "The Beer Bible," is more than 600 pages of beer facts. Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Alworth visited six countries and 52 breweries to research the book, which organizes beer by style.
The book is thorough, with information on each style of beer's origin and evolution, description and quality examples. The author doesn't dig too deep into Michigan's brewing landscape, but does mention Bell's Hopslam, Two Hearted Ale and Oberon, which he calls "a force of nature." There are also several mentions of Jolly Pumpkin and Founders beers.
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