Lost Breweries of Toronto
Noted beer expert and writer Jordan St. John shows readers the rich history of Toronto''s heritage breweries, many of which still exist today. Explore the once-prominent breweries of nineteenth-century Toronto. Brewers including William Helliwell, John Doel, Eugene O''Keefe, Lothar Reinhardt, Enoch Turner, and Joseph Bloore influenced the history of the city and the development of a dominant twentieth-century brewing industry in Ontario. Step inside the lost landmarks that first brought intoxicating brews to the masses in Toronto. Jordan St. John delves into the lost buildings, people and history behind Toronto''s early breweries, with detailed historic images, stories both personal and industrial, and even reconstructed nineteenth-century brewing recipes.
World Beer explores the renaissance of beer, explaining the brewing process, beer history, and the finer points of beer appreciation. The stories of major beer producing nations are explored in depth, focusing on their local beer styles and the breweries that made them famous. From the face-smacking intensity of ultra-hopped IPAs to sweet-and-smoky porters, World Beer showcases beers by brewery, telling the story of today''s top brewing innovators and their brews. There are evocative tasting notes for both core and seasonal beers in addition to food pairing suggestions to get the most out of each glass.