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Update, Reader Tips: The Homebrewer’s Library Selection of Homebrew and Craft Beer Books

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The Homebrewer’s Library selection of homebrew and craft beer books.  If you’re an avid homebrewer that wants to learn more about the homebrewing process, recipe formulation, beer styles tasting and lots more, check out these recommended titles.

HBF Reader Jim has several suggestions for our homebrew book hall of fame, the Homebrewer’s LIbrary.  Thanks Jim!  Full list below.  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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Brewing [College Text Book] by Michael Lewis and Tom Young

brewing by michael j lewis

Brewing by Michael Lewis and Tom Young.  Dr Michael Lewis is Professor Emeritus at UC Davis.

Note that this is a college level title that is for advanced brewers or those aspiring to become advanced brewers.  Check out the preview pages for a better idea of what’s in this book.

6/24/17 2 PM Central: This title has dropped to $54.15.  For some pricing clarity, that’s actually less expensive than the eTextbook version. Shipping to most US addresses also is free. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Brewing by Lewis and Young

Also Consider: Brewing Better Beer: Master Lessons for Advanced Homebrewers

Also Consider: The Homebrewer’s Library – Selection of Homebrewing and Craft Beer Books

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Methods of Modern Homebrewing – Available for Pre-Order

Methods of Modern Homebrewing: The Comprehensive Guide to Contemporary Craft Beer Brewing

Methods of Modern Homebrewing by Chris Colby

About: “Hey homebrewers―make better beer! Returning for his second book, Chris Colby highlights technique-driven brewing methods and procedures that homebrewers use to make modern beer. Geared towards more advanced techniques and tests like hopped wort products . . . A beer geek’s dream!

There is not a book like this on the market and a brewer would have to pore through numerous brewing texts, magazine articles and website posts to find all this information.Methods of Modern Homebrewing gives step-by-step instructions, and the major methods have photos for every step. The book also features useful charts for brewers to get information at a glance. For most of the major methods, a top-notch example recipe will be given. Learn the variety of ways to brew with malt extract; how all-grain brewing leads to mashing; when to lauter and boil and much more.

This book will feature 100 recipes and 60 photos.”

6/15/17 8:30 PM Central: This title is available on pre-order for $14.39 and is covered by a pre-order price guarantee.  Check out the product page more details on that. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

Methods of Modern Homebrewing: The Comprehensive Guide to Contemporary Craft Beer Brewing

Also Consider: The Homebrewer’s Library – Selection of Homebrewing and Craft Beer Books

Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed.  Check the product page for up to the minute description, price and availability.  Also: Today’s Deals on Amazon

Brewing Beer: Tips, 300 Helpful Home Brew Tips, Tricks & Secrets, Kindle Edition – $3.97

Brewing Beer: Tips Kindle Edition.  300+ Helpful Homebrewing Tips, Tricks & Secrets

Kindle Edition books can be viewed on your Kindle Device or on free reader applications available for your iPhone, Android or Windows smart phone – and  for your web browser via Amazon’s Cloud Reader.  This dynamic link will take you to the appropriate reader for your current platform.

6/5/17 9:30 AM Central: This highly rated title is selling for $3.97. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Brewing Beer: Tips (300 Helpful Home Brew Tips, Tricks & Secrets) [Kindle Edition]

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Three Recipes from the How to Brew, 4th Ed by John Palmer

Fourth Edition of the Homebrew Classic How to Brew by John J Palmer.

How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time – via Amazon

Recipe #1: HBF Reader Jeff (thanks Jeff!) points out that the Amazon product page has a recipe from the book.  It’s called “Victory & Chaos English IPA” both extract and all grain versions can be found in the product description.

Recipe #2 – “Leaked” by the AHA:

Brewer’s Publications has leaked one of the recipes from this pre-release title.

Klang Freudenfest Oktoberfest (All-Grain) via the AHA and Brewers Publications

Recipe #3 – AHA’s Recipe of the Week, Rushmore IPA:

Rushmore IPA via the AHA

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Start Your Own Microbrewery, Distillery, or Cidery: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success

Start Your Own Microbrewery, Distillery, or Cidery: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series)

Start Your Own Microbrewery, Distillery, or Cidery: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series).

Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed.  Check the product page for up to the minute description, price and availability.  Also: Today’s Deals on Amazon

Start Your Own Microbrewery, Distillery, or Cidery: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (StartUp Series)

Also Consider: The Brewers Association’s Guide to Starting Your Own Brewery

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Kindle MatchBook – $2.99 or Less for Qualifying Print Books You’ve Purchased

Amazon offers discounted digital Kindle Edition Copies for qualifying purchases of select book titles.  For qualifying purchases you can get a Kindle Edition for $2.99 or less.

The Kindle MatchBook Page will show you titles that qualify.  Just visit the page and sign into your Amazon account.

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