Horst Dornbusch introduces you to the glorious world of German beer. Nowhere has the history of beer been so intimately intertwined with the political, religious, and cultural history of the land and its people as in Germany. Trace the 3,000-year-old story of German beer from its turbid beginnings among tribal bands in the forests to the crisp, clean gems we drink today. Discover German beer's subtle secretsfind out what makes it special and sets it apart. Learn why Germany is arguably the greatest beer culture in the world. Examine the ingredients that go into authentic German beers and follow the processes that make these beers.