Harlem. Brew. Soul.: A Beer Cookbook Experience (Hardcover)

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Explore the living history of soul food as the perfect craft beer companion in this cookbook by Harlem Brewing Company’s Celeste Beatty, the first black woman to own a brewery in the United States.

Great beer has an uplifting effect on life and food. Interspersed with small-bite reflections from a twenty-year journey in the making of Harlem Brewing Company, Harlem. Brew. Soul. features:
  • Recipes infused with beer (food and cocktails)
  • Beer-pairing menus
  • Favorite chef dishes
  • Small-batch beer recipes
  • Historical notes on African brewing history
  • A collection of family stories about early African American homebrew culture
  • And more
Highlighting heritage from each of their original homebrews, Harlem. Brew. Soul.amplifies the work, flavor, and heritage behind every beer, including Sugar Hill Golden Ale, Renaissance Wit, and 125th Street IPA.

Through her many years of brewing beer and building her business, Celeste has developed relationships with the best and brightest in the food and beverage industries and is ready to share her own homebrew and soul food recipes, along with recipes from some of Harlem’s and North Carolina’s favorite restaurants and chefs, all interspersed with gorgeous photos and fascinating history and stories.

About the Author

Celeste Beatty, entrepreneur and beer pioneer, founded the Harlem Brewing Company in 2000. She is the first black woman to own a brewery in the United States. She started brewing beer in small batches in her studio apartment right across from Marcus Garvey Park in NYC in the ’90s. The early beers were made with a home-brew kit, a gift that sat in the closet for several weeks (that might explain why the first brewed beers weren’t such a hit). She kept on brewing, never giving up on trying to perfect her recipes. Today, Harlem Brewing Company creates artistic and intuitive beers inspired by the timeless rich history of Harlem and ancient traditions, whether experimenting with new styles and ingredients on their Pico Brew Zymatic or brewing up beers with natural yeasts during their Harlem Brewdio sessions. Harlem Brewing continues to celebrate this heritage in all their beers. Each one highlights amazing stories, whether their flagship Sugar Hill Golden Ale, Renaissance Wit, or 125th Street IPA.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781631068515
ISBN-10: 1631068512
Publisher: Rock Point
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English