While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Beer books.
- The Beer Bible (2015)
- Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition: An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Greatest Drink (2017)
- The American Craft Beer Cookbook: 155 Recipes from Your Favorite Brewpubs and Breweries (2013)
- The Chemistry of Beer: The Science in the Suds (2013)
- Beer School: A Crash Course in Craft Beer (2016)
- The Guide to Craft Beer (2019)
- How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time (2017)
- The United States Of Craft Beer: A Guide to the Best Craft Breweries Across America (2015)
- A Clever Alliance: A Regency Romance (Regency Brides: A Promise of Love) (2019)
- The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge (2018)
- New Brewing Lager Beer: The Most Comprehensive Book for Home and Microbrewers (2003)
- Beer at my Table: Recipes, Beer Styles and Food Pairings (2019)
- Saving Shadow (The Beckett Files, Book 1) (2017)
- Backyard Homesteading: A Back-to-Basics Guide to Self-Sufficiency (Creative Homeowner) Learn How to Grow Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts & Berries, Raise Chickens, Goats, & Bees, and Make Beer, Wine, & Cider (2011)
- Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation (Brewing Elements) (2010)
The Beer Bible (2015)
The ultimate reader- and drinker-friendly guide to the world’s ales and beers, and the book that approaches the subject in the same way beer lovers do—by style, just like a welcoming pub menu. Divided into four major families—ales, lagers, wheat beers, and sour and wild ales—The Beer Bible covers everything a beer drinker wants to know about the hundreds of types of beers made, from bitters, sessions, and IPAs to weisses, wits, lambics, and more.
This completely updated second edition of the best-selling beer resource features the most current information on beer styles, flavor profiles, sensory evaluation guidelines, craft beer trends, food and beer pairings, and draft beer systems.
There’s a revolution going on in the beer world. The food you eat should be just as delicious as the beer you drink and award-winning beer journalist John Holl captures the best of the brewery and brewpub menus in his latest book, The American Craft Beer Cookbook. The 155 recipes cover breakfast to dessert, with vegetarian and gluten free options along with soups, seafood and more.
Ever wondered just how grain and water are transformed into an effervescent, alcoholic beverage? From prehistory to our own time, beer has evoked awe and fascination; it seems to have a life of its own.
Beer School ─ An insider’s guide to craft beer, the world’s greatest drinkThe wonderful world of craft beers: Beer has come a long way in the 6,000 years since the first taste. The legends of the craft beer industry have made sure everyone’s within reach of the perfect pint. But, how do you get the right brew for you?
The Guide to Craft Beer (2019)
Now is the best time in U.S. history to be a craft beer lover. Whether you want to be a craft beer expert or just learn more before trying your first craft beer, The Guide to Craft Beer will help you navigate the brave new world of beer. As of early 2019, more than 7,000 breweries are reinvigorating the beer scene with traditional styles and using American ingenuity to brew beers that push the boundaries of style.
How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time (Fourth Edition) By John Palmer Fully revised and updated, How to Brew is the definitive guide to making quality beers at home.
The United States Of Craft Beer: A Guide to the Best Craft Breweries Across America (2015)
From California to Maine–check out the greatest craft breweries in the United States!Fifty fascinating states, 50 awesome breweries, and 50+ handcrafted beers–what more could you ask for? In The United States of Craft Beer, beer expert and homebrewer Jess Lebow invites you along on his state-by-state exploration of America’s greatest breweries.
Lady Madalene Ramsbury has been summoned home from Miss Bell’s Finishing School to some unfortunate news. In three weeks, she is to be married to a man she’s never met. Rather than face a life she does not want; she flees from her own engagement party and elicits help from a most unlikely source.Society’s golden boy, Everett, the Marquess of Northampton, was outraged when a young woman suddenly appeared in his curricle.
An illustrated day-by-day guide packed with inspiration and practical help, The 28 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge is the only book you need to reset your drinking habits and discover a hangover-free world of quality time to achieve your goals.
This book offers a thorough yet practical education on the theory and techniques required to produce high-quality beers using all-grain methods either at home or in a small commercial brewery.
“A treasury for anyone who loves good food and great beer! Highly recommended.” –Midwest Book Review What better way to master the art of pairing beer with food than by tasting? Chef and beer sommelier Tonia Wilson provides the information needed to understand how aroma, flavor and texture affect the interactions of beer and food.
Saving Shadow (The Beckett Files, Book 1) (2017)
Born with a perfect memory, Lady Elizabeth Beckett has become one of the world’s most notorious spies, despite being the daughter of a duke. She is shielded only by her code name: Shadow. When young ladies of High Society begin disappearing from London, Eliza has no doubt who is orchestrating these crimes; a heinous man she has been investigating for years.
Backyard Homesteading: A Back-to-Basics Guide to Self-Sufficiency (Creative Homeowner) Learn How to Grow Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts & Berries, Raise Chickens, Goats, & Bees, and Make Beer, Wine, & Cider (2011)
Backyard Homesteading will help you turn your yard—no matter how small it may be—into a productive area that provides homegrown food, including fruits, vegetables, honey, eggs, milk, and meat!
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 and the art of rinsing/washing yeast cultures.
Best Beer Books: The Ultimate Collection
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Manbque : Meat. beer. rock and roll
Author(s): John Carruthers; Jesse Valenciana
ID: 1176056, Publisher: Running Press, Year: , Size: 11 Mb, Format: epub
Shamanic Healing: Traditional Medicine for the Modern World
Author(s): Itzhak Beery
ID: 2345564, Publisher: Destiny Books, Year: 25 May 2017, Size: 563 Kb, Format: epub
Beer For Dummies
Author(s): Marty Nachel
ID: 3609803, Publisher: For Dummies, Year: 2023, Size: 10 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.