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All About Beer

If you like drinking beer and thinking beer, then these books are for you.

Calagione, Sam
Extreme Brewing: An Enthusiast's Guide to Brewing Craft Beer at Home
TP570.C3146 2006
Sam Calagione, founder of the groundbreaking Dogfish Head brewery, offers advice on how to take your homebrewing to the next level.
 
Fisher, Joe
The Homebrewer's Garden: How to Easily Grow, Prepare, and Use Your Own Hops, Brewing Herbs, Malts
TP570.F543 1998
Grow the ingredients for your homebrewing right in your backyard with this informative guide.
 
Hornsey, Ian S.
Brewing
TP577.H678 1999x
A good introduction to the world of brewing beer.
 
Jackson, Michael
The Running Press Pocket Guide to Beer: The Connoisseur's Companion to More Than 2,000 Beers of the World
TP577.J28 2000
Michael Jackson was the world's foremost expert on beer, and his guide provides plenty of good advice on what beer to drink and where.
 
Miller, David
Dave Miller's Homebrewing Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great-Tasting Beer
TP570 .M53 1995
Dave Miller's homebrewing guide is essential for homebrewers moving from beginner to intermediate and advanced techniques. Also available online as an ebook.
 
Papazian, Charlie
The Complete Joy of Homebrewing
TP570.P28 2003
Charlie Papazian is perhaps the most famous name in homebrewing, and his book offers a lot of good homebrewing techniques and advice, including the often quoted, "Relax. Don't worry. Have a homebrew.".
 
Papazian, Charlie
Microbrewed Adventures: A Lupulin-filled Journey to the Heart and Flavor of the World's Great Craft Beers
TP577.P28 2005
Use Charlie Papazian's beer wisdom to find and taste some of the world's best brews.
 
Smith, Gregg
Beer: A History of Suds and Civilization from Mesopotamia to Microbreweries
TP577 .S588 1995
A terrific history of beer that takes the reader all the way back to the very beginning of the world's greatest drink.
 
Wells, Ken
Travels With Barley: A Journey Through Beer Culture in America
TP577.W44 2004
A very interesting travelogue about the many brews, brewers, and breweries that dot the American landscape.
 
Yenne, Bill
The American Brewery: From Colonial Evolution to Microbrew Revolution
TP573.U6 Y46 2003
Another history of beer, this time focusing on the development of brewing in the United States.
 

Updated: October 6, 2008