An attractive well illustrated guide to the world's beers - over 1700 of them acccording to the cover. The beers are arranged in country order, the main beer nations first then the countries with a lesser interest in beer. Each country section is introduced by a map and a concise summing up of its beer scene. There are a large number of beers selected for each major beer country, each with a colour photo and information about the beer and brewery. Within these selections are interspersed interesting relevant topics such as particular breweries or brewing styles or related matters. Well provided for with maps of the main areas and also 5 tempting beer trails. A glossary of beer terms helps the understanding and there's even space to record your own tasting notes.
Very attractive book, with contributions from beer authorities around the world of beer - you don't need to travel, just get in the stock from a good beer shop, sit down with the book and drink the beer!