It’s closing time at the brewery. While the moon rises, the brewery crew—including three little otters (in charge of the water), a wort hog, and a hops wildebeest—introduce us to the brewing equipment, ingredients, and styles of beer. Join this fanciful crew as they close down for the evening and say goodnight to the brew kettle, barley and yeast, hops and mash, saison, porter, IPA, and much more. Befuddled about beer ingredients? Puzzled about the brew process? Can’t remember the difference between an ale and a lager? Don’t miss the brew infographics that follow the story!
It’s finally here—the comprehensive, authoritative book that does for beer what The Wine Bible does for wine. Written by an expert from the West Coast, where America’s craft beer movement got its start, The Beer Bible is the ultimate reader- and drinker-friendly guide to all the world’s beers.
Richard Betts is one of fewer than two hundred master sommeliers in the world, but he’s no wine snob and he hates wine-speak. In the first book of its kind, he helps readers scratch and sniff their way to expertise by introducing the basic components of wine—the fruits, the wood, the earth—enabling anyone to discover the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese and get the glass they love every time. Humorously illustrated, with 16 scents, this irresistible gift puts the fun back in wine fundamentals.
Now coffee lovers can make delicious cappuccinos, cold coffee quenchers, decadent coffee desserts, and classy coffee martinis year-round using simple techniques with gourmet results in this indispensable coffee guide and cookbook.
In I Love Coffee! coffee connoisseur Susan Zimmer shares expert advice and techniques, from how to brew the perfect cup and how to make a basic cappuccino without a machine to a World Barista Latte Art Champion's tips for making masterful latte art designs. It is brimful with a wealth of coffee understanding from the "ground" up, from bean to cup, including international coffees and brewing techniques best suited to a variety of preferences, all topped off with plenty of problem-solving tips and delectable full-color photographs.
?Yes, great beer can change your life,? writes chef Schuyler Schultz in Beer, Food, and Flavor. Here is your authoritative guide to exploring the diverse array of flavors found in craft beer?and the joys of pairing those flavors with great food to transform everyday meals into culinary events. Armed with the precise tasting techniques and pairing strategies offered inside, participating in the growing craft beer community is now easier than ever. Beer, Food, and Flavor will enable you to learn about the top craft breweries in your region, seek out new beer styles and specialty brews with confidence, create innovative menus, and pair craft beer with fine food, whether at home or while dining out.
$15.00Bourbon Barrel Foods in Kentucky takes outstanding large grain sugar and smokes it in repurposed Kentucky bourbon barrel staves. It has sweet caramel flavors and the richness of the smoked oak. Smoky sugar? Yes, like candy by the bonfire. Tip of the tongue Make it into smoky cotton candy. Use it as a dry rub for an extra outdoor flavor. Use it as a finishing sugar on fruit crisps, pies, cookies and cocktails.
It's a great time to be a beer drinker, but also the most confusing, thanks to the dizzying array of available draft beers. Expert Joshua M. Bernstein comes to the rescue with The Complete Beer Course, demystifying brews and breaking down the elements that make beer's flavor spin into distinctively different and delicious directions. Structured around a series of easy-to-follow classes, his course hops from lagers and pilsners to hazy wheat beers, Belgian-style abbey and Trappist ales, aromatic pale ales and bitter IPAs, roasty stouts, barrel-aged brews, belly-warming barley wines, and mouth-puckering sour ales. There is even a class on international beer styles and another on pairing beer with food and starting your own beer cellar. Through suggested, targeted tastings, you'll learn when to drink down-and when to dump those beers down a drain.
Inspired by The Real Dill's Habanero Horseradish Dill Pickles, their Bloody Mary Mix is packed with spicy, peppery, tomato-y goodness to banish away that little headache from the fun you had the night before. Each sip is filled with specks of fresh dill, garlic, habanero and more, assuring your morning after is not only tasty, but healthy. We're proud to say that maker Justin Park likes us almost as much as we like him â€“ he's made us the exclusive online source for his incredible pickles and Bloody Mary mix. tip of the tongue Mix with your favorite vodka, gin, or tequila, and be sure to garnish with a Real Dill pickle of choice! We love this mix so much, we're also been serving it in little cups â€“ the perfect summer amuse bouche!
Hello, summer! This light, crisp rosÃ© has a nice balance of sweetness and acidity, with fruit flavors that make us think of apples and kiwi. It's a blend of Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon specially selected for this wine. We think it tastes like a day visiting farm stands and strolling on the beach in the Hamptons. We'd happily drink rosÃ© year round, but this popular wine will likely be all gone by September. tip of the tongue This wine is perfect for an easy yet special meal of fresh seafood, and it tastes even better if you drink it outdoors.
Winners of the World Championship BBQ Cook-Off for six years in a row and with hundreds of other contest ribbons as well, nobody does barbecue better than Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q in Decatur, Alabama. Chris Lilly, executive chef of Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q and great-grandson-in-law of Big Bob himself, now passes on the family secrets in this quintessential guide to barbecue.
From dry rubs to glazes and from sauces to slathers, Lilly gives the lowdown on Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q's award-winning seasonings and combinations. You?ll learn the unique flavors of different woods and you?ll get insider tips on creating the right heat?be it in a charcoal grill, home oven, or backyard ground pit. Then, get the scoop on pulled pork, smoked beef brisket, pit-fired poultry, and, of course, ribs.
Complete the feast with sides like red-skin potato salad and black-eyed peas. And surely you?ll want to save room for Lilly?s dessert recipes such as Big Mama?s Pound Cake. Loaded with succulent photographs, easy-to-follow instructions, and colorful stories, Big Bob Gibson?s BBQ Book honors the legacy of Big Bob Gibson?and of great barbeque.
Applying the same attitude and passion that created BeerAdvocate.com, BeerAdvocate magazine is the only monthly beer magazine of its kind that's dedicated to beer. Eeach month they advocate beer through an unique exploration of beer style, culture and respect.
This set includes one 15.25 ounce classic pilsner glass, one 20 ounce English pub glass, one 16.5 ounce Belgian ale glass, one 20 ounce craft pub glass, one 14.75 ounce porter/stout glass and one 23 ounce wheat beer glass. It's a great bachelor, housewarming, or host gift, as well as an excellent addition for the beer lover's collection. It is part of the Libbey Craft Brews collection. Glasses are dishwasher safe and made in the USA.
Description "Keeps your favorite hot beverages at the perfect temperature until you’ve finished them. Our Beverage Warmer ensures that your coffee, tea, hot chocolate—even cappuccino—stays hot and ready for you to enjoy at your own pace. It works like a heated coaster and requires no special mugs or glassware. Just use your own standard-size 3.5"" mug or cup. Plus, with dual temperature settings (Low or High), you can enjoy your beverages piping hot or just comfortably warm."
Tea Forte CAFE CUP, Porcelain Tea Cup
Transform every cup of tea into a ritual of calm and focus with our custom designed Café Cup Collection. The signature Tea Forté experience.
An elegant porcelain white teacup. The custom cover keeps the tea hot while steeping and reveals our signature leaf. Lid easily converts to saucer. Holds 8 oz.
There is nothing like a hot cup of coffee in the morning. Every professional barista will tell you that preparing a cup of coffee or espresso is a real art and a precise science. It can take years to perfect every step of the process. And this process begins with freshly ground beans. In fact, coffee beans loses 40% of their aroma in the minutes following the grinding process. In other words, the best cup of coffee or espresso anyone can get comes from freshly ground beans. Because KRUPS mission is to provide the perfect in-cup result, we have developed the KRUPS 203 grinder to enable each and every coffee lover to get the same professional results from a coffee shop. .. at home.
This delicious take on a trendy new style of sparkling wine has become our go-to bottle for entertaining. It's tart and earthy with hints of citrus and sourdough bread, and while it's not as bubbly as more traditional sparklers, there's a mellow carbonation making it extremely versatile. The style is called PÃ©tillant Naturel , or "Pet-Nat" for short. Unlike most sparkling wines, which add yeast and sometimes sugar to produce carbonation, Pet-Nats' bubbles are created by the natural sugars and yeasts in the grapes themselves. Twenty Five Reasons is made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc from a small, organically farmed vineyard. Salinia Wine Company produces just 6000 bottles a year, which are only available through their mailing list and a few select restaurants, so we feel incredibly lucky to be able to share these bottles! As the maker says: every bottle has 25 ounces, each one a great reason to be passionate (and to tip a glass). tip of the tongue Pet-Nat is perfect for pairing with with appetizers at the start of a dinner party. And you might need an extra bottle or two for rest of the meal, too.
$23.00If you always go for full-bodied, full-flavored red wines, then you're probably a fan of Bordeaux-style blends (even if you don't know it yet). Tamarack Cellars' Firehouse Red, made from sustainably grown Washington State grapes, is a textbook example, with traditional berry flavors and just enough of those bitter tannins to remind you it's supposed to taste like Bordeaux. Here are the stats for you wine geeks: 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Syrah, 12% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec, 4% Sangiovese, 2% Zinfandel and 1% each Petit Verdot and Carmenere â€“ talk about a blend! Then, it's all aged for 16 months in a combination of new and used French and American oak to let the wine mellow and add some of those vanilla oak tones. Firehouse Red also makes a great gift for history buffs: Tamarack's winery is located in a renovated firehouse in what was once a World War II Army Air Base. Tip of the Tongue This is a great red wine to drink with braised short ribs, or almost anything that features beef.
$24.00Who says your morning mug needs to be mug-shaped? Kimberly Hadlock gives your favorite beverage a sweet twist with these aromatic lollipops, made with cane sugar, coffee, and freshly-ground spices. The result is an array of full-bodied latte flavors--cinnamon, pumpkin spice, vanilla bean, and peppermint--boasting the look of your favorite coffee house. Handmade in Athens, Georgia.
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