"... presents 38 recipes provided and adapted by craft brewmasters for homebrewers to make in their own kitchens, basements, or garages. Based on actual production beers representing 23 breweries, the recipes span the range of styles-- pales and IPAs, stouts and porters, wheats and ryes, Belgians, pilsners, and more. Each is prefaced by a brief explanation of the style and the beer's background and accompanied by color photography from the breweries...
University of Illinois Press
Agnew explains the basics of brewing beer, the rise, fall, and rise again of major labels, and describes the offerings of 200 different breweries in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.