Everything that needed to brew beer right the first time. Presented in alight hearted style without frivolous interruptions, this authoritative text introduces brewing in a easy step by step review.
his substantially revised and expanded third edition includes everything that's needed to brew beer right the first time. Presented in a light-hearted style, this authoritative text introduces brewing in a easy step-by-step review that covers the essentials of making good beer. It includes ingredients, methods, recipes and equipment information. Beyond the first batch, it provides an accessible reference to intermediate techniques like all-grain brewing variations and recipe formulation. It is a must for any novice or intermediate brewer; perfect for anyone who has discovered the joy of home-brewing.
About The Author
John J. Palmer is the author of the self published book, How to Brew and an active member of the homebrewing community.
Palmer began writing How to Brew in 1995. The website The Real Beer Page hosted the first edition of the book at howtobrew.com. Palmer self-published a print edition of How to Brew in 2000. The Third Edition was released in late May 2006.
Palmer recently co-authored Brewing Classic Styles: 80 Winning Recipes Anyone Can Brew with Jamil Zainasheff. Brewing Classic Styles provides "award winning" recipes for every recognized BJCP category. Palmer is from Midland, Michigan and attended Michigan Technological University. He graduated with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1987.
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Comments about How to Brew:
vital text to any home-brewer, especially one starting out or in their early stages of learning. outlines pretty much everything you need to know, and goes into fair detail where needed too. doesn't get overly tied up in scientific explanation - refers to other texts that might add more detail in those areas. that said, some of the writing is a little "jumpy" and not totally clear in parts. also, would be great if there were a few more diagrams to illustrate what was spoken of in the text. all in all though, a very good book! 4+stars for sure.
Number Of Pages: 347
Published: 17th May 2006
Publisher: Brewers Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 18.1 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised