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Brewing Books

I have authored, co-authored and contributed to 3 books on home/craft brewing in recent years.

(Regrettably Notes on Craft Ale Brewing now out of print)


Notes on Craft Ale Brewing

An ideal craft brewer's beginners guide to the process from grain to glass. Used my many such as Brewhouse & Kitchen Ltd as the unofficial course book for the new Level 4 Brewing Apprenticeship. designed to be kept in the pocket and used for reference it contains useful information in the back. Available only direct from Learn2Brew at 9.95 plus 2.05P&P.

Wisdom for Home Brewers: 500 Tips and Recipes for Making Great Beer

Published here in the UK by Apple Press, this is a really useful book for those who are starting off on the home brewing scene and makes a great gift. Co-written with renowned author Ted Bruning it is packed full of tips, hints, info and recipes for both the novice and journeyman home brewer. Available online and in all good book shops now. For a review of this book check out: http://totalales.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/wisdom-for-home-brewers.html

The Craft Brewing Handbook edited by Chris Smart

This book just published at end of 2019 was specifically put together to aid those looking to set up a craft brewery. I contributed the chaper on quality. Other contributors include Ed Wray (Hepworths Brewery, UK) Stuart Howe (Formerly of Sharps and Molson Coors), Charlie Bamforth (former Professor of Brewing & Malting at UC Davis, California). Published by Wiley it is available online from a number of retailers.