The booming worlds of artisan cheese and craft beer meet in this first-ever guide, an Introduction to two dozen popular craft-beer styles and the cheeses that pair best with them. Cheese & Beer capitalises on the rapidly growing audience for craft beer and the enthusiasm these passionate beer fans have for good cheese. Enhanced by the author's reputation as a journalist and cheese authority, the book fills a wide-open niche for consumer guidance in pairing craft beer andcheese. The beer enthusiast who wants to know which cheeses to pair with a range of ales and lagers can easily find a recommendation. Each entry includes Style Notes, Beers to Try, Cheese Affinities, Cheeses to Try and of course, More Cheeses to Try. The introductory chapter includes generaladvice on pairing cheese and beer; and on selecting, storing and presenting cheese. Six themed platters give readers ideas for entertaining with beer and cheese.