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Ted Child

Ted Child

Ted Child is a Certified Beer Judge. He is also What's Brewing's in-house book reviewer. Look for his assessments of the latest beer books and publications in each issue.

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National Geographic Atlas of Beer

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Book by Nancy Hoalst-Pullen & Mark W. Patterson Foreword & Tasting Tips by Garrett Oliver Christmas has come early for beer travelers in the form of National Geographic’s Atlas of Beer. Make sure your passport… Continue Reading

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Books In Review: the Comic Book Story of Beer

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Book by Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith. Art by Aaron McConnell Why read a comic book about beer? It might seem unnecessary considering the many conventional books, magazines, blogs, documentaries and YouTube channels already featuring… Continue Reading

Brewing Revolution: an Introduction

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Frank Appleton’s new book Brewing Revolution has immediately become a must-read for fans of BC craft beer. Aside from the simple fact that this story from the pioneer days of BC craft beer needed to… Continue Reading

Books In Review

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Reading Fiction #1: The Misfortunates The front cover of The Misfortunates, written by Belgian Dimitri Verhulst, depicts four small, indistinct men floating in a gigantic glass of beer. As they look on, a huge wave… Continue Reading

On Aging Beer

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Review of: Vintage Beer by Patrick Dawson Vintage Beer, by Patrick Dawson, came along at the perfect time for me, with a half dozen or so of my cellared beers getting close to the year-old stage.… Continue Reading

On Fermentation

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Review of: True Brews by Emma Christensen There is a time in every homebrewer’s life when their very perception of the world changes. You begin to look at everything slightly different, from what's for dinner… Continue Reading

Book Review: On Extreme Beers

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The very first thing I would like to mention about Adem Tepedelen’s The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers is how much my pocket book and liver suffered from researching this book. This, of course,… Continue Reading

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