Brewing Better Beer: Master Lessons for Advanced Homebrewers

Brewing Better Beer is a comprehensive look at technical, practical and creative homebrewing advice from Gordon Strong, three-time winner of the coveted National Homebrew Competition Ninkasi Award. TweetPinShare+10 Shares Related Products: The Homebrewers’ Recipe Guide: More than 175 original beer recipes including magnificent pale ales, ambers, stouts, lagers, and seasonal brews, plus tips from the


Anonymous says:

Institutionalized homebrewing with nothing groundbreaking to offer Lots of filler, minor misinformation, outdated, with a few good pieces of advice and recipes.For example while listing all of the attributes you should look for in your measuring equipment (scale) he doesn’t list accuracy, while listing precision. If your scale reads to the closest 0.1lbs but is wrong by 0.5lbs it is useless.While discussing water to grist ratios in the mash he states that too thin of a mash will result in lost enzymatic contact with the grain and…

Anonymous says:

” I knew I was going to like the book and the remainder of the content didn’t … While reading the Introduction, I encountered this: “…there’s nothing in this book on brewing extract beers because making extract beers isn’t brewing any more than heating up TV dinners is cooking.” I knew I was going to like the book and the remainder of the content didn’t disappoint.This is a practical no nonsense book on brewing loaded with tips and real world experience. The only shortcoming is when the author goes off the rails trying to convince the reader that the…

Anonymous says:

Must-have for Making Great Brews Gordon is undoubtably one of the best authorities for brewing. I have many brewing books, and this one is the top of the stack. He makes sense of what brewing is about…….being a chef, artist, engineer, scientist, but without making it too complex. You’ll get at least one “aha” moment as the art of brewing gets demistyfied, and Gordon shows how to approach it with confidence. I took just one of his tips (pages 40-45) for late additions of dark-grains to the wort, and the Southern…

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