Pore (or pour) over our favorite beer books of the year.
CHEESE & BEER by Janet Fletcher ($25, Andrews McMeel): Fletcher, a James Beard Award-winning cheese writer, smartly waxes on beer styles and the cheeses that love them.
THE POCKET BEER GUIDE by Stephen Beaumont & Tim Webb ($15, Sterling): The gold standard of worldly beer guides, shrunk to fit in your jeans.
DRINK YOUR OWN GARDEN by Judith Glover ($20, Sterling): Glover’s revised how-tos teach homebrewers to tinker with dandelion, nettles and more.
BEYOND THE PALE by Ken Grossman ($25, Wiley): The Sierra Nevada Brewing founder’s compelling rise from homebrewer to beer legend.
WORLD BEER TOUR by Tim Hampson ($40, D.K.): Visit more than 800 global breweries from South Africa to São Paulo via your coffee table.