Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Beer Making books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time (2017)
- The Brew Your Own Big Book of Homebrewing: All-Grain and Extract Brewing * Kegging * 50+ Craft Beer Recipes * Tips and Tricks from the Pros (2017)
- Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Book: 52 Seasonal Recipes for Small Batches (2011)
- The Joy of Home Distilling: The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, Brandy, Moonshine, and More (Joy of Series) (2014)
- Make Mead Like a Viking: Traditional Techniques for Brewing Natural, Wild-Fermented, Honey-Based Wines and Beers (2015)
- Mastering Brewing Science: Quality and Production (2019)
- The Brew Your Own Big Book of Clone Recipes: Featuring 300 Homebrew Recipes from Your Favorite Breweries (2018)
- Homebrew Beer Recipe Journal (2011)
- Brewing Porters and Stouts: Origins, History, and 60 Recipes for Brewing Them at Home Today (2014)
- Beer School: A Crash Course in Craft Beer (2016)
- The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Fourth Edition: Fully Revised and Updated (2014)
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. Whether you want simple, sure-fire instructions for making your first beer, or you’re a seasoned homebrewer working with all-grain batches, this book has something for you. John Palmer adeptly covers the full range of brewing possibilities―accurately, clearly and simply.
The Brew Your Own Big Book of Homebrewing: All-Grain and Extract Brewing * Kegging * 50+ Craft Beer Recipes * Tips and Tricks from the Pros (2017)
For more than two decades, America's homebrewers have turned to Brew Your Own magazine for the best information on making incredible beer at home. From , Brew Your Own sets the standard for quality. Now, for the first time, the magazine's best homebrew guides, recipes, troubleshooting, and tips are brought together in one book.The Brew Your Own Big Book of Homebrewing is the ultimate all-in-one homebrew book. It's , explaining the entire brewing process from start to finish with .
Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Book takes brewing out of the basement and into the kitchen. Erica Shea and Stephen Valand show that with a little space, a few tools, and the same ingredients breweries use, you too can make delicious craft beer right on your stovetop.
The Joy of Home Distilling: The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, Brandy, Moonshine, and More (Joy of Series) (2014)
”If you’re going to invest the $100 or so to get a basic equipment and recipe kit, then you’ll want to take care in ensuring that your first batch is brewed correctly.” –Rick Morris, HowBrewBeer covers nearly every facet…
Make Mead Like a Viking: Traditional Techniques for Brewing Natural, Wild-Fermented, Honey-Based Wines and Beers (2015)
A complete guide to using the best ingredients and minimal equipment to create fun and flavorful brews Ancient societies brewed flavorful and healing meads, ales, and wines for millennia using only intuition, storytelling, and knowledge passed down through generations―no fancy, expensive equipment or degrees in chemistry needed.
Mastering Brewing Science is a comprehensive textbook for the brewing industry, with coverage of processes, raw materials, packaging, and everything in between, including discussion of essential methods in quality control and assurance.
The Brew Your Own Big Book of Clone Recipes: Featuring 300 Homebrew Recipes from Your Favorite Breweries (2018)
For more than two decades, homebrewers around the world have turned to Brew Your Own magazine for the best information on making incredible beer at home. Now, for the first time, 300 of BYO’s best clone recipes for recreating favorite commercial beers are coming together in one book. Inside you'll find dozens of IPAs, stouts, and lagers, easily searchable by style.
Homebrew Beer Recipe Journal (2011)
Keep track of your homebrew beer recipes in a convenient and portable journal for easy access on your brew day. The journal will support both extract and all-grain brewers of all skill levels. Both metric and imperial measurement units are supported. The book allows individuals to keep a record of the grains, extracts, hops and yeast used in up to 50 beer recipes.
From the enduring global dominance of Guinness to exciting new craft porters to the resurgence of Russian imperial stouts, porters and stouts are among the most popular beer styles today among homebrewers and craft beer drinkers alike.
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?
Fully Revised and Updated, The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is everything you need to know to brew beer at home from start to finish including new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, beer kit tips, and more—from the master of homebrewing.The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is the essential guide to understanding and making beer, from stouts, ales, lagers, and bitters, to specialty beers and meads.
Best Beer Making Books Worth Your Attention
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Making Eden: how plants transformed a barren planet
Author(s): Beerling, D. J
ID: 2602658, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 23 Mb, Format: pdf
Brew: The Foolproof Guide to Making Your Own Beer At Home
Author(s): James Morton
ID: 2487054, Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing, Year: 2016, Size: 73 Mb, Format: epub
The homebrewer's almanac a seasonal guide to making your own beer from scratch
Author(s): Marika Josephson
ID: 2720117, Publisher: Countryman Press, Year: 2016, Size: 44 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Washington Post, 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? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.