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Brewmaster's Art | [Charles Bamforth]

Brewmaster's Art

With origins 8,000 years in the past, beer brewing has held a prominent place in many and diverse cultures the world over. A university professor with more than 30 years' experience in the brewing industry, Professor Charles W. Bamforth is ideally suited to lead these engaging lectures on beermaking.
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With origins 8,000 years in the past, beer brewing has held a prominent place in many and diverse cultures the world over. A university professor with more than 30 years' experience in the brewing industry, Professor Charles W. Bamforth is ideally suited to lead these engaging lectures on beermaking. With infectious enthusiasm, Professor Bamforth provides an informative look at brewing today, including commentary on the complexity and balance of flavors that make beer (in its wide range of styles) such a uniquely satisfying beverage.

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©2009 Charles W. Bamforth; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Matthew CARMEL, IN, United States 07-24-14
    Matthew CARMEL, IN, United States 07-24-14 Member Since 2010
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    "One of the best books on brewing that I have read!"
    Would you listen to Brewmaster's Art again? Why?

    I loved the book. Lots of great information presented in a very sensible manner. As soon as I was done with the book, I started it over and am listening to it again.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Very straight forward with a lot of very practical useful information.


    What about Charles Bamforth’s performance did you like?

    This guy loves beer!!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I love learning about beer. This book has helped me to understand more about the science of my home brewing.


    Any additional comments?

    Charles, God willing, someday I am going to buy you a beer to say thanks for your life's work and for helping me be a better brewer.

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    Bill Browder Ocala, Fl USA 04-08-13
    Bill Browder Ocala, Fl USA 04-08-13 Member Since 2007
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    "Gives many interesting beer facts"

    Obviously the author is the narrator since this is a recording of his college lectures. This is good since he is a very interesting speaker. That said about 50% was of interest to me. The rest was more for college course and very technical. That said the 50% I was interested in was well worth the listen.

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    Andy Yenda, Australia 09-01-11
    Andy Yenda, Australia 09-01-11 Member Since 2011
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    "Brewmaster's Art"

    This is a really comprehensive yet simply put lecture series which explains the art of Brewing in layman's terms. Prof. Charlie Bamforth accepts that not all aspiring and current Brew Masters are "Doctors" of Brewing and while for some it is a good revision, I think for most it is an entertaining eye opener reinforcing and revealing much of the essential knowledge that brewers need. I have listened to it twice and learned something new both times and really enjoyed listening. I would imagine that those reading the book would lose out because of Prof. Bamforth's enthusiastic and entertaining lecture style.

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    Amazon Customer United States 02-23-11
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    "For beer lovers and beginner homebrewers"

    If you want to learn more about the history of beer and about how beer is made, this is a worthwhile listen.

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    Matt Bakersfield, CA, United States 10-06-10
    Matt Bakersfield, CA, United States 10-06-10
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    "Good listen"

    If you're a *serious* beer geek, then this one's for you. Even if you already know a lot about beer and the brewing process, there's enough meat on these bones to give you something. An in depth look at beer, brewing and beer history, it's well worth listening to if you're serious about beer. If you're not serious about beer, you may find it boring.

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