Jennifer Talley

Jennifer Talley

Jennifer Talley is the author of Session Beers: Brewing for Flavor and Balance. Jennifer’s brewing career began in Utah as brewmaster at Squatters Pub Brewery in Salt Lake City. She honed her skills through a variety…Read more

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John Palmer Week!

Please read this Very Important and Very Official John Palmer Week Resolution: WHEREAS John Palmer, bestselling author of How to Brew, has taught tens of thousands of people to brew their own beer … WHEREAS…Read more

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Brewery Operations: Baseball Plays and Eating Elephants

Operating a Brewery is Like a Great Play in Baseball During his keynote speech at the the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®, Dick Cantwell, revered brewer and author of The Brewers Association’s Guide to…Read more

Session Beers: Brewing for Flavor and Balance

Sharing a beer or two with friends after work or play is one of life’s many joys. Session beers, whose mild strength invites more than one round, adhere to high quality standards and are dedicated…Read more

How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time

How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time

How to Brew is the definitive book on making quality beers at home from simple instructions for making your first beer to the seasoned homebrewer working with all-grain, this book has something for you. …Read more

Homebrew Con Book Signing Schedule

Homebrew Con – 2017 Book Signing Schedule Minneapolis | June 15-17, 2017  | Homebrewcon.org If there is a speaker who has written a book that you are contemplating purchasing, it will likely be available for sale at…Read more

CBC Book Signing Schedule

Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® – Book Signing Schedule Washington, D.C. | April 10-13, 2017 Craftbrewersconference.com Stop by the bookstore to stock up on perennial favorites and the latest bestsellers from Brewers Publications and…Read more

GABF Schedule

Great American Beer Festival® Denver | October 5-7, 2017 GreatAmericanBeerFestival.com Find your favorite Brewers Publications authors at the Great American Beer Festival. Schedule Coming Soon!

Remembering Greg Noonan and Celebrating 30 Years

As we reflect on 2016, we at Brewers Publications have plenty to celebrate. This spring we released Wood & Beer: A Brewer’s Guide an excellent guide for professional brewers and experienced homebrewers looking to advance…Read more

The Best of 641.873 in 2016

How do you organize your books? Chronologically? Autobiographically? With the cover art categorized by the Standard Reference Method? Whichever practice brings you a sense of calm, let’s look at this year’s best sellers using everyone’s…Read more

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Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer

Explore Local Flavor Using Cultivated and Foraged Ingredients Americans have brewed beers using native ingredients since pre-Columbian times, and a new wave of brewers has always been at the forefront of the locavore movement. Brewers…Read more

30th Anniversary Celebration & Giveaway of 30 Books

Jean-Xavier Guinard

Born on the 4th of July, 1961, and bred in Paris, France, Dr. Jean-Xavier Guinard has lived in the United States and enjoyed the fireworks for his birthday since 1983. Guinard holds a degree in…Read more

Lambic is back!

Lambic is one of Brewers Publications’ most requested out-of-print books. Now you can get it as an e-book! After studying this unusual, fruity beer style extensively in Belgium and at the University of California-Davis Department of…Read more

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Give your brewing library a boost AND spice up your brewhouse, taproom or home bar. Buy any Brewers Publications book from the Brewers Association store and receive a free poster with your book. Shop now…Read more

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Your Brewers Publications Favorites are Available as E-Books

As of May 2017, 31 titles from Brewers Publications are available for purchase for Amazon Kindle e-readers and the free Kindle app (which you can download for your Android and/or Apple iOS devices). More titles are being added all…Read more

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As of May 2017, 31 titles from Brewers Publications are available for purchase for Amazon Kindle e-readers and the free Kindle app (which you can download for your Android and/or Apple iOS devices). More titles are being added all…Read more

Peter Bouckaert

Peter Bouckaert

Prior to relocating to the U.S. in 1996 to become New Belgium Brewing Company’s brewmaster in Ft. Collins, CO, Peter brewed for a decade at Brewery Rodenbach. When Peter joined New Belgium, the company’s portfolio…Read more

Wood & Beer: A Brewer’s Guide

The use of wooden vessels for storage, transportation, fermentation or aging of beer is deeply rooted in history. Today’s talented brewers are innovating, experimenting and enthusiastically embracing the seemingly mystical complexity of flavors and aromas…Read more

How to Brew

How to Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Beer Right the First Time By John Palmer #1 Best Seller in Beer on Amazon How to Brew is the definitive book on making quality…Read more

Brewery Essentials

Quality Management: Essential Planning for Breweries By Mary Pellettieri This guidebook decodes how to create and manage a quality system in a brewery. Written for staff who manage quality in breweries of all types and…Read more

Wood and Beer: A Brewer’s Guide

The use of wooden vessels for storage, transportation, fermentation or aging of beer is deeply rooted in history. Today’s talented brewers are innovating, experimenting and enthusiastically embracing the seemingly mystical complexity of flavors and aromas derived from wood.…Read more

Holiday Gifts for Brewers

For the Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to Aroma, Bitterness and the Culture of Hops By Stan Hieronymus For the Love of Hops expertly explains the nature of hops, their origins, and how brewers maximize…Read more

Quality Management: Essential Planning For Breweries

Craft beer sales are flourishing across the U.S. and breweries are opening at a rapid rate. Without a continual emphasis on producing the highest quality beer, the health of the entire craft brewing industry is…Read more

Mary Pellettieri

Mary Pellettieri

Mary Pellettieri’s brewing and beverage industry career spans more than two decades. She served as chemist and microbiologist at the Siebel Institute brewing school in Chicago, where she also taught Sensory Management. Later she managed…Read more

Share Your #Hopslove for a Chance to Win!

Contest is closed! Stay tuned for the results! (You can still share your #hopslove, of course.) Tweet your love of hops using hashtag #hopslove for a chance to win one of three copies of For…Read more

Refreshing Summer Reads for Beer Geeks

Brewing with Wheat: The ‘Wit’ and ‘Weizen’ of World Wheat Beer Styles By Stan Hieronymus Author Stan Hieronymus visits the ancestral homes of the world’s most interesting styles—Hoegaarden, Kelheim, Leipzig, Berlin and even Portland, Oregon—to sort…Read more

Give Dad the Gift of Great Beer

How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Beer Right the First Time By John Palmer For dads who are just getting into homebrewing. How to Brew is the definitive book on making…Read more

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Modern Homebrew Recipes

Craft beer is about innovation, discovery and interpretation. Homebrewing is about all that and more! As the beer scene evolves, so do the beer styles we know and love. In Modern Homebrew Recipes, Grandmaster Beer…Read more

Brewing Elements Series

Malt: A Practical Guide from Field to Brewhouse By John Mallett Brewers often call malt the soul of beer. The fourth and final installment in the Brewing Elements series, Malt: A Practical Guide from Field…Read more

Last-Minute Holiday Picks for Hopheads

For the Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to Aroma, Bitterness and the Culture of Hops By Stan Hieronymus For the Love of Hops expertly explains the nature of hops, their origins, and how brewers…Read more

Holiday Picks for the New Homebrewer

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the new or aspiring homebrewer in your life? Look no further! Give the gift of brewing knowledge. Order before December 12 to ensure holiday delivery. Brewing Classic Styles:…Read more

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Malt: A Practical Guide from Field to Brewhouse

Brewers often call malt the soul of beer. Fourth in the Brewing Elements series, Malt: A Practical Guide from Field to Brewhouse delves into the intricacies of this key ingredient used in virtually all beers.…Read more

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John Mallett

John Mallett has managed all beer production for award-winning Bell’s Brewery, Inc. in Kalamazoo, Mich. since 2001, leading many of its brands to near cult status among beer enthusiasts. Throughout his 26-year professional brewing career,…Read more

American Sour Beers: Innovative Techniques for Mixed Fermentations

One of the most exciting and dynamic segments of today’s brewing scene is American-brewed sour beers, with craft brewers and homebrewers alike adapting traditional European techniques to create some of the world’s most distinctive and…Read more

Author Michael Tonsmeire

Michael Tonsmeire

Michael Tonsmeire is an award-winning homebrewer and certified beer judge, and has written on sour beers for various magazines. He most recently developed the recipes and grew the microbes for the sour beer program at…Read more

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Colin Kaminski

Colin Kaminski discovered brewing while briefly dating a woman with a degree in fermentation science from UC Davis. Using one of his first three batches of homebrew, Kaminski applied and was hired at Beer, Beer…Read more

Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers

Water is arguably the most critical and least understood of the foundation elements in brewing beer. Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers, third in Brewers Publications’ Brewing Elements series, takes the mystery out of water’s…Read more

Book Signings

Meet your favorite Brewers Publications authors at these upcoming events! Authors will be in attendance to sign perennial favorites and the latest bestsellers. Author Events Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® Washington, D.C. | April 10-13, 2017…Read more

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The Brewers Association’s Guide to Starting Your Own Brewery

Starting a successful brewery takes more than heart. The Brewers Association’s Guide to Starting Your Own Brewery delivers essential industry knowledge to brewers aspiring to chart their own course. This comprehensive guide will help you…Read more

For the Love of Hops: The Practical Guide to Aroma, Bitterness and the Culture of Hops

For the Love of Hops expertly explains the nature of hops, their origins, and how brewers maximize their positive attributes throughout the brewing process. Author Stan Hieronymus starts with the basics of hop chemistry, then…Read more

Mitch Steele

Mitch Steele

Mitch Steele is the brewmaster for Stone Brewing Co. Since graduating from UC Davis in 1984 with a fermentation science degree, he has brewed at some of the largest and smallest breweries in the world.…Read more

IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale

Explore the evolution of one of craft beer’s most popular styles, India pale ale. Loaded with brewing tips from some of the country’s best brewers, IPA covers techniques from water treatment to hopping procedures. Included are 48…Read more

Author David Sutula

David Sutula

Author of Mild Ale, David Sutula started homebrewing in college. After a stint as a professional brewer, Sutula opened his own ad agency and after 7 years of paying for beer finally went back to homebrewing.…Read more

Author George Fix

George Fix

The late George Fix will be remembered as a pioneer in finite element methods and phase field methods, and for numerous other contributions to numerical analysis and applied mathematics. George had a second concurrent and distinguished career as a practitioner and scientist in the brewing of beer. …Read more

Brewing Classic Styles: 80 Winning Recipes Anyone Can Brew

Homebrewing gurus John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff give guidance to brewers interested in reproducing 80-plus competition styles and classic beer styles for their own enjoyment or to enter into competitions.…Read more

New Brewing Lager Beer: The Most Comprehensive Book for Home and Microbrewers

New Brewing Lager Beer is the classic treatise on brewing lagers, offering a thorough yet practical education on the theory and techniques and all-grain brewing.…Read more

Pete Slosberg

He has been called a brewing maverick, a brilliant entrepreneur, an iconoclast, and a marketing icon. Pete Slosberg founded Pete’s Brewing Company in 1986, distributing Pete’s Wicked Ale.…Read more

Jamil Zainasheff

Jamil Zainasheff has co-authored two books, Brewing Classic Styles (Brewer’s Publications, 2007) and Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation (Brewers Publications, 2010). Jamil most recently opened Heretic Brewing Company, a 30-barrel brewery in the East Bay region of California’s San Fr…Read more

Chris White

Chris White earned his Ph.D. on yeast biochemistry at UC San Diego. He founded White Labs as a yeast and fermentation laboratory for brewers in 1995 and co-authored Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation with Jamil Zainasheff in 2010.…Read more

Dick Cantwell

Dick Cantwell

One of the industry’s most well-respected and experienced craft brewers, Dick Cantwell heads up brewing operations at Magnolia Brewing Company. Previously he was brewmaster at Elysian Brewing Company that he co-founded in 1996. During his…Read more

Stephen Beaumont

Stephen Beaumont is one of the world’s most authoritative voices on beer today, as well as a widely recognized writer on spirits, food, cocktails and travel. He is the author of five books on beer including Stephen Beaumont’s Brewpub Cookbook (Brewers Publications, 1998).…Read more

Dr. Michael J. Lewis

Professor Emeritus Michael J. Lewis, Ph.D. F.I. Brew. conducted the program in Brewing Science at the University of California, Davis since 1962. He accepted emeritus status in 1995 but remains active in the profession; he is the academic director of brewing programs in University of California Davi…Read more

John P. Palmer

John Palmer

How to Brew author John Palmer was born and raised in Midland, Michigan. He is author of the bestseller How to Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Beer Right the First Time and co-author with friend and homebrewer Jamil Zainasheff for Brewing Classic Styles.…Read more

Darryl Richman

Darryl Richman’s articles have been published in the pages of Zymurgy, Beer and Brewing series books, Brewing Techniques and The Celebrator. He is author of Bock, one of Brewers Publications’ Classic Beer Style Series.…Read more

Lucy Saunders

Lucy Saunders is the author of The Best of American Beer and Food and editor of beercook.com. She thinks of beer as food and has championed the presence of craft beer at the American table for over 20 years. She now lectures and conducts tasting classes at cooking schools, retailers and non-profit g…Read more

Author Horst Dornbusch

Horst Dornbusch

Horst Dornbusch is a well-known consultant in the international brewing industry as well as a leading author and speaker about beer. He has written three books: Bavarian Helles (2000), Altbier (1999), and PROST! The Story of German Beer (1997) for Brewers Publications and recently was co-editor of …Read more

Eric Warner

Eric holds the degree ‘Diplom-Braumeister’ from the Technical University of Munich at Weihenstephan. Author of German Wheat Beer, a Classic Beer Style Series book, Eric worked in the US and in Europe at several breweries and visited scores of others. Most notably he worked at Brewery Widmann a…Read more

Jeff Sparrow

Jeff Sparrow is the author of Wild Brews: Beer Beyond the Influence of Brewers Yeast, as well as a free-lance beer writer. Most recently, he won a gold medal in the American-Belgo category at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival while collaborating with Haymarket Pub & Brewery in Chicago.…Read more

Dave Miller

Dave Miller brewed his first batch of homebrew in 1975 and won Homebrewer of the Year when his Dutch Pilsner was judged Best of Show in 1981. Miller is author of Home Brewing for Americans, the first American book to deal with advanced all-grain brewing techniques. He also authored Continental Pils…Read more

Greg Noonan

Greg Noonan was a pioneer in home-brewing methodology, an acclaimed brewing author, a co-founder of one of the first brewpubs in New England, an innovator in professional brewing techniques and a truly great publican. Noonan authored New Brewing Lager Beer for Brewers Publications.…Read more

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Dan Rabin

Dan Rabin is an award-winning freelance beer and travel journalist from Boulder, Colorado. He is co-author of the Dictionary of Beer and Brewing (Brewers Publications, 1998) and numerous magazines, papers and journals as well as being an award-winning homebrewer.…Read more

Stan Hieronymus

Stan Hieronymus

Stan Hieronymus is a professional journalist and amateur brewer who has made beer his beat since 1993. The editor at Realbeer.com, he’s written hundreds of articles for periodicals, co-authored four books with his wife, Daria Labinsky, written Brewing with Wheat (2010) and Brew like a Monk (2005) …Read more

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Brewers Publications™ (BP) supports the mission of the Brewers Association by publishing books of enduring value for amateur and professional brewers as well as titles that promote understanding and appreciation of American craft beer. BP…Read more

Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation

Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation is a resource for brewers of all experience levels. The authors adeptly cover yeast selection, storage and handling of yeast cultures, how to culture yeast, the art of rinsing/washing yeast cultures and much more.…Read more

The Best of American Beer and Food: Pairing & Cooking with Craft Beer

Explore the art of pairing flavorful beers with specific foods and experiment with recipes that incorporate beer, using the various flavors available from today’s ales and lagers as food flavor components.…Read more

Brew Like a Monk: Trappist, Abbey and Strong Belgian Ales and How to Brew Them

Brew Like a Monk delves into monastic brewing, detailing this rich-flavored region of the beer world. It also examines methods for brewing these unique ales suited to commercial and amateur brewers. …Read more

Wild Brews: Beer Beyond the Influence of Brewer’s Yeast

When brewers allow organisms other than Saccharomyces yeast to influence the taste of their ales, a new family of flavors enters the beer vocabulary. Wild Brews explores the world of Lambics, Flanders red and brown beers…Read more

Farmhouse Ales: Culture and Craftsmanship in the Belgian Tradition

Farmhouse Ales defines these Saison and Biere de Garde brews in modern and historical terms while guiding today’s brewers toward credible and enjoyable reproductions of these old world classics.…Read more

Radical Brewing: Recipes, Tales and World-Altering Meditations in a Glass

Recipes, tales and world-altering mediations in a glass! Veteran brewer, American Homebrewers Association Board of Advisor and creative genius Randy Mosher delivers an entertaining look at beer history and culture along with a no-nonsense approach to the art of innovative brewing.…Read more

The Compleat Meadmaker: Home Production of Honey Wine From Your First Batch to Award-winning Fruit and Herb Variations

Home production of honey wine from your first batch to award-winning fruit and herb variations.…Read more

Standards of Brewing: A Practical Approach to Consistency and Excellence

Standards of Brewing covers the principles and practices of brewery quality so that brewers can establish or audit their own programs and procedures for producing consistent, high quality beer.…Read more

Bike & Brew America: Midwest Region

VeloPress’s Bike and Brew America series pairs a region’s best mountain bike trails with its finest brewpubs. Each chapter is organized by state, with this edition covering North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.…Read more

Bike & Brew America: Rocky Mountain Region

Bike & Brew America: Rocky Mountain covers Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Montana and each itinerary guarantees a great day of biking and a great night of eating and drinking.…Read more

Independence Days

In each of the stories, the author brings to life ordinary experiences that are universal. At their center is one peripheral, almost subliminal but unifying element. Beer. It is the catalyst that forges friendships, diffuses,…Read more

Principles of Brewing Science: A Study of Serious Brewing Issues – 2nd Edition

Principles of Brewing Science is an indispensable reference which applies the practical language of science to the art of brewing.…Read more

Beer in America: The Early Years 1587-1840

A definitive and fresh account of the role of beer in our country’s founding and formative years. Beginning with the colonial era and ending with America’s emergence as an industrial power.…Read more

Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation

Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers explores the mystery, folklore, and healing power of ancient fermentation. This is the first comprehensive book ever written on the sacred aspects of indigenous, historical psychotropic and herbal healing beers of the world.…Read more

Dictionary of Beer and Brewing (Second Edition)

The Dictionary of Beer and Brewing presents 2,500 technical, historical, and cultural beer-related terms and definitions gathered from around the world.…Read more

Beer for Pete’s Sake: The Wicked Adventures of a Brewing Maverick

Pete Slosberg has given a face to the craft-brewing movement as Pete’s Wicked Ale. But who is Pete really? In Beer for Pete’s Sake, Pete tells all. He talks about his passion for beer (and…Read more

Stephen Beaumont’s Brewpub Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes from 30 Famous North American Brewpubs

Nowhere is the marriage of beer and food sweeter than in the brewpubs of North America. From award-winning writer and author of the best-selling Great Canadian Beer Guide, comes an exceptional cookbook filled with 100 recipes for elegant brewpub cuisine.…Read more

Prost! The Story of German Beer

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 secrets–find out what makes it special and sets it apart.…Read more

A Year of Beer: 260 Seasonal Homebrew Recipes

Use the brewing calendar and 260 homebrew recipes for a wide variety of beer styles at just the right time of year. Compiled by Amahl Turczyn.…Read more

Designing Great Beers: The Ultimate Guide to Brewing Classic Beer Styles

An indispensable guide intended for brewers interested in formulating their own beers based on classic styles, modern techniques, and their own vision of the perfect beer…Read more

Victory Beer Recipes: America’s Best Homebrew

Brew and enjoy 128 new award-winning recipes from the AHA National Homebrew Competition, 1989 to 1993. From the lively flavor of A Peek Under the Kilt Scotch ale to the sensuous bite of Lady of the Morning continental dark bock, these recipes will thrill your taste buds and tune your brewing skills…Read more

Evaluating Beer

From defining off-flavors to analyzing competition-winning beers, this book will help you develop your tasting and evaluating skills. Evaluating Beers is perfect for beer judges, advanced homebrewers and brewing professionals.…Read more

Brewing Better Beer: Master Lessons for Advanced Homebrewers

Brewing Better Beer is a comprehensive look at technical, practical and creative homebrewing advice from Gordon Strong, three-time winner of the coveted National Homebrew Competition Ninkasi Award. Discover techniques, philosophy, recipes and tips that will help you take your homebrew to the next le…Read more

Smoked Beers: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style Series, 18)

For centuries smoke-flavored beers survived modernization in a small enclave centered around Bamberg, Germany. Today new examples are being made by brewers throughout the US. Enjoy the history, culture and brewing of these wonderful beers with this informative volume.…Read more

Pale Ale: History, Brewing, Techniques, Recipes (Second Edition)

Never before has the evolution of pale ale been so thoroughly explored. Terry Foster pays proper homage to this distinctive ale and the sub-styles it has spawned. This all-new revised and expanded edition includes a new section on American IPA’s, pale ales and amber ales.…Read more