Mild Ale: History, Brewing, Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style Series)

By David Sutula

No longer are mild ales confined to the small towns of England. Once a designation for an entire class of beers, mild ale now refers to a beer style some describe as the “elixir of life for the salt of the earth.” Mild is a beer that can be at once light or dark, very low or very high in alcohol, and either rich in dark malt flavor or light and crisp with a touch of hop flavor and aroma. The recipes included offer a wide range of interpretations for a style that has unparalleled flexibility.

The Classic Beer Style Series from Brewers Publications examines individual world-class beer styles, covering origins, history, sensory profiles, brewing techniques and commercial examples.

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    I didn't know that mild ale was such an important beer style throughout the whole of history. Kudos to Sutula for such a fine historical and practical account of mild ale brewing. This is a must read for english beer enthusiasts and brewers. - Amazon Reviewer

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Author David Sutula

David Sutula

Author of Mild Ale, David Sutula started homebrewing in college. After a stint as a professional brewer, Sutula opened his own ad agency and after 7 years of paying for beer finally went back to homebrewing.…Read more