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The Beer Chicks Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune offer a down-to-earth guide to craft and artisanal brews that celebrates beer for what it truly is: sophisticated, complex, and flavorful.

In The Naked Pint: An Unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer, Perozzi and Beaune offer a down-to-earth guide to craft and artisanal brews that celebrates beer for what it truly is:  sophisticated, complex and flavorful.  Covering everything from beer basics to the science of beer, food and beer pairings, home brewing, and tips for perfecting one’s palate.  This edgy no-nonsense guide exposes hidden truths, debunks misconceptions, and reveals the power that comes from knowing your ales from a hole in the ground!

Reviews for The Naked Pint:

"The Naked Pint is a great read for anyone interested in all things beer-from beer style descriptions to cooking with beer to brewing your own beer at home. Like a Beer 101 textbook to amp up your brew IQ, if only textbooks occassionally made you laugh out loud. The authors know their stuff; they understand and convey the notion that beer can be complex without being overly complicated, and they take beer seriously but don't take themselves too seriously. The Naked Pint is, um, revealing."

-Sam Calagione
President and Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery & author of
Brewing Up a Business, Extreme Brewing, & He Said Beer, She Said Wine

 

"No one turns people on to beer the way that Christina and Hallie do. Along with their passion and expertise, they bring a wit and levity that exemplify the renegade spirit of craft beer."

-Greg Koch
CEO and co-founder, Stone Brewing Co.

 
 
"I have always loved beer without knowing much about it. I learned a lot in this factual, enlightening, and funny guide to one of the oldest and most cherished beverages known to man."

-Chef Jacques Pepin
Cookbook author, cooking teacher, & PBS television cooking series host

 
 
"Whether you want to brew at home, belly up to the bar with confidence, or make magical pairings at the dinnertable, The Naked Pint makes learning about craft beers as fun as drinking them. You'll be a savvy sipper after reading this educational and engaging book."

-Leslie Sbrocco
PBS television host and author of Wine for Women

 
 
"An incredibly satisfying read! This books gets better-looking on every page. From Pale Ale to Weizen, The Naked Pint covers all of beer's finer points in a fun, witty, and approachable manner. Hallie and Christina's great taste and cool, refreshing style is the perfect introduction to the often intimidating world of craft beer."
 

-Rachael Leigh Cook
Actress and Cool Beer Chick