Tuppers’ Guide to Exploring Great Beers in Europe
A Travel Book for Beer Lovers • A Beer Book for Travel Lovers
Drinking In the Culture is the first ever guide to finding, not just good beer, but good beer places, in two dozen of the best cities in the world to drink local beer. From the universities of Sheffield, England, to the historic palaces of Prague, from the well-known beer mecca of Brussels to the little Bavarian gem of Passau, here are gardens, cellars, plazas and ancient halls, all featuring unique and superb local brews amid the rich history and culture of Europe.
This is a book not just about beer or about travel, but about the rich connections between beers and the societies that brew them. For each of the 24 cities, this versatile guide offers:
- A quick orientation to the city as you arrive
- The history and culture of the city and how they have affected the local beer culture
- A “sixpack” or more of the best places—brewpubs, gardens, festivals, and breweries—to experience the beer culture of that city and region
- Suggestions for hotels and out-of-the-ordinary sights
- Day trips and excursions for more good beer
- Plus local advice, travel strategies, and tips on getting there, getting around, and staying safe.
In Drinking In the Culture, the Tuppers share what they have learned about European beer travel. For everyone from boots-on-the-ground beer geeks to armchair travelers, this book offers an anecdotal and affectionate view of the hundreds of rich and distinctive beer-drinking experiences Europe has to offer.
Featured Cities (with recommended excursions):
Amberg (Sulzbach-Rosenberg); Amsterdam (Haarlem); Antwerp (Ghent); Bamberg (Forchheim, Memmelsdorf); Berlin (Lutherstadt Wittenberg); Birmingham (Burton-upon-Trent); Brussels (Bruges); Cologne (Düsseldorf, Wuppertal, A Ride on the Rhine); Copenhagen (Malmö); Glasgow (Arran); Karlsruhe (Pforzheim); Leipzig (Chemnitz); London (Greenwich); Manchester (Stockport, Bury); Milan (Como); Munich (Memmingen, Landshut); Passau (Monastery Aldersbach, Vilshofen, Hutthurm); Prague (Pilsen); Regensburg (Straubing, Landau); Salzburg (Hallein); Sheffield (Derby); Stockholm (Göteborg); Vienna (Bratislava); Zurich (Appenzell).
“well-informed, well-written…What the Tuppers provide is invaluable recommendations based on over 40 years of travels in Europe. If you love beer and want to know where to go in Europe and what to drink and eat, you will find no better guides than Bob and Ellie Tupper.”
—Martin Morse Wooster, Mid-Atlantic Brewing News, August-September 2015