Ah! It's that time of year again. The 12 Books of Christmas, or One Dozen Winter Writings, or a Slew of Solstice Suggestions, or
... Cool Yule 2012!
not a comprehensive compendium of the best-of-the-best books about beer published this year, but, rather, my proffered selection of twelve recommendations — some personal delights, others of unique or deserved merit, some not published this year but worthy chestnuts, and some, while not on the topic of beer, yet apropos.
Cool Yule 2012!