History

Hops-book

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Brown Ale: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes

Brown ale has come a long way since its murky beginnings as the first beer style ever produced. Jam-packed with historical and technical brewing information, Brown Ale is not only an excellent reference, but a fascinating read as well. It is number 14 in Brewers Publications’ Classic Beer Style Seri…Read more

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Kolsch: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes

Kolsch offers in-depth information on the history, flavor profile, brewing methods, recipes and ingredients of this delicate golden ale. Warner includes some tried-and-true recipes, and a listing of where to go in Cologne, Germany, to enjoy an authentic “Kolsch experience.”…Read more

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Altbier: History, Brewing Techniques and Recipes

Altbier is considered Germany’s oldest and most famous beer style. This book explains how monks and nuns brewed it in Düsseldorf centuries ago, and how to brew one today. Altbier covers brewing processes, flavor profile, recipes and much more.…Read more

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Barley Wine: History, Brewing Techniques and Recipes

Learn the brewing secrets for hearty barley wines. Discover its rich history. Find out why it’s called a “wine.” Includes barley wine recipes from some of the industry’s most respected brewers. The eleventh title in Brewers Publications’ critically acclaimed Classic Beer Style Series.…Read more

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Stout (Classic Beer Style Series)

In Stout, Michael Lewis, Ph.D, traces the changing view of this popular beer style from a medicinal tonic to its glorified position in today’s beer world. Lewis covers the style completely – from history and commercial examples to recipes for home and professional brewing.…Read more

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Bock (Classic Beer Style Series)

A comprehensive look at this once-forgotten beer style, Bock (by Darryl Richman), covers the history, style profiles, procedures and recipes of this unique family of beers. You’ll find everything you need to understand, appreciate and brew bock in this book.…Read more

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Scotch Ale (Classic Beer Style Series)

In Scotch Ale, Greg Noonan presents keen insights into yeast, hops, malts, water and brewing conditions that will help you achieve a superior batch of Scotch ale.…Read more

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German Wheat Beer

Warner, graduate of the prestigious Weihenstephan school of brewing in Germany, guides you through the history, tradition and profiles of wheat beer. This is a thoroughly researched book that teaches history, techniques of brewing and recipe profiles of original wheat beers. It explores this German …Read more

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Continental Pilsner (Classic Beer Style Series)

Considered the father of all lagers, Continental Pilsener changed the course of brewing around the world. Noted author and brewer David Miller examines each country’s version of Pilsener, including ingredients and brewing stages.…Read more

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Great Beers of Belgium Sixth Edition

Great Beers of Belgium is a richly detailed examination of Belgian beer and brewing. Michael Jackson’s extraordinary passion for Belgian beer shines through in every aspect of this engaging work from the personal stories of the people behind the beers to the careful descriptions of their flavors. Re…Read more

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Bavarian Helles (Classic Beer Style Series)

First created in Munich in 1894, Helles is perhaps the most delicate beer imaginable, and must rely on its incredible subtlety to please the palate. Munich’s beer hall helles, the palest of lagers, has almost no nose or up-front bitterness. Straw blonde and topped by a tall, white crown, it is the q…Read more