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The United States Of Craft Beer

A Guide to the Best Craft Breweries Across America

From California to Maine--check out the greatest craft breweries in the United States!

Fifty fascinating states, 50 awesome breweries, and 50+ handcrafted beers--what more could you ask for? In The United States of Craft Beer, beer expert and homebrewer Jess Lebow invites you along on his state-by-state exploration of America's greatest breweries. From Jack's Abby Brewing in Massachusetts to the Maui Brewing Company in Hawaii, this guide teaches you everything you need to know about the people who make the nation's best-tasting beers and the innovative brewing methods that help create the perfect batch. Each intoxicating entry also highlights other popular beers that can be found throughout that state, so that you can sample every delicious sip the United States has to offer.

Complete with photos of the beers and breweries, The United States of Craft Beer gives you the lowdown on all things craft beer as you make your way across the country.

Jess Lebow worked for Budweiser and Redhook selling and distributing beer in the Seattle area during the microbrew boom of the late 1990s. During that time, he tried nearly every craft beer in the Pacific Northwest and any he could lay his hands on from around the nation. Five carboys, nearly 100 delicious batches, at least a dozen not-so-delicious ones, and only God knows how many crimped bottle caps later, he figures he’s drank his weight in beer many thousand times over.

"Author Jess Lebow has written the most awesome book ever for beer aficionados. Perfect on the coffee, er...I mean beer table." --Uber Apparatus

"There are a lots of craft beer books being released nowadays. Some get too geeky--others not enough--but Lebow's newest 'guide to the best craft breweries across America' gets it just right."

"This is a great book for a newcomer to craft beer.... Whether you use this book as a guide to craft beer across the United States, as a gift for your favorite craft beer enthusiast or to start good-natured arguments at your next beer tasting The United States of Craft Beer is a good one to add to your library." --Brew Drink Run

"The United States of Craft Beer: A Guide to the Best Craft Breweries Across America is exactly what it describes itself to be: a road map to great drinking all around the country. Author Jess Lebow's...knowledge stretches across the map. Grab a copy, gas up your car and hit the open road." --Food Republic

"A smart idea."

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