Category: Shelf Talker

True Beer: Inside the Small, Neighborhood Nanobreweries Changing the World of Craft Beer Shelf Talker by

Author Timothy Sprinkle takes readers behind the scenes of Colorado nanobreweries to reveal the realities, with a nuanced perspective on this narrow but growing segment.

Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley Shelf Talker by

Author Peter Kopp traces the hop’s history from its oldest ancestor, which grew in Asia, to the first hop arriving in America millions of years later, probably in a bottle of English ale.

My Beer Year: Adventures with Hop Farmers, Craft Brewers, Chefs, Beer Sommeliers and Fanatical Drinkers as a Beer Master in Training Shelf Talker by

In this stellar example of what beer writing can be, working mother Lucy Burningham documents her experiential study plan to pass the Certified Cicerone exam within a year.

The Homebrewer’s Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to Making Your Own Beer from Scratch Shelf Talker by

From caramelized tubers to fermented acorns, the authors reveal the possibilities hiding in plain sight in your backyard or at the farmers market.

Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer Shelf Talker by

In his fourth book, Stan Hieronymus writes for brewers who want to use locally grown ingredients but aren’t sure where to start.

Complete IPA: The Guide to Your Favorite Craft Beer Shelf Talker by

Beyond the classic English and American styles, author Joshua M. Bernstein indexes standout IPAs by grain, color, and strength. Fringe categories like “yeast-driven” and wood-aged get a nod, too.

Craft: The California Beer Documentary Shelf Talker by

From household names like Vinnie Cilurzo and Greg Koch, to emerging stars like Monkish Brewing’s Henry Nguyen, this doc features 80 of California’s movers and shakers speaking their mind on some hot-button issues.

Off-Centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration and Smart Growth Shelf Talker by

For 20 years, Sam Calagione steered Dogfish Head according to his gut, addicted to the buzz that comes with risk and uncertainty. In this book, he explains why he’s changing his ways.

Homebrew All-Stars: Top Brewers Share Their Best Techniques and Recipes Shelf Talker by

If you’ve ever sifted through a homebrewers’ forum trying to separate the experts from the blowhards, this book is for you.

The Meanings of Craft Beer Shelf Talker by

In Evan Rail’s latest Kindle Single, he explores the linguistic and non-linguistic meanings of a phrase many Americans use without thinking: craft beer.

The Beer Geek Handbook Shelf Talker by

The snobs out there can make beer seem unapproachable for “noobs.” This book is author Patrick Dawson’s answer to the upturned noses among us; a dry, unapologetic survey of the craft beer lifestyle.

Food & Beer Shelf Talker by

In Food & Beer, we’re led through a day in chef Daniel Burns and Evil Twin founder/brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø’s Michelin-starred kitchen, Luksus.

Gardening for the Homebrewer Shelf Talker by

Gardening for the Homebrewer starts out with the basics, but what makes it great is chapters on growing other fermentables—from Gruit herbs, like yarrow and juniper, to cucurbits, the key to Cucumber Saisons and Pumpkin Ales.

Beer for All Seasons: A Through-the-Year Guide to What to Drink and When to Drink It Shelf Talker by

In Beer for All Seasons, Randy Mosher reminds us that March isn’t the only month connected to the cyclical rhythm of beer throughout the year.

Blood, Sweat & Beer Shelf Talker by

In Blood, Sweat & Beer, filmmakers Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin capture the nuances of the craft brewing community with honesty and humor.

The Hop Grower’s Handbook: The Essential Guide for Sustainable, Small-Scale Production for Home and Market Shelf Talker by

Despite the modest renaissance of hops production in eastern states, no step-by-step guide had emerged until The Hop Grower’s Handbook.

The Best Beer in the World: One Man’s Global Search for the Perfect Pint Shelf Talker by

Beer writer Mark Dredge kept getting asked, What’s the best beer in the world? Tired of stumbling through contrived answers, Dredge decided to figure it out for himself.

Oh Beautiful Beer: The Evolution of Craft Beer and Design Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading Oh Beautiful Beer: The Evolution of Craft Beer and Design.

The Comic Book Story of Beer Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading The Comic Book Story of Beer.

Speed Brewing: Techniques and Recipes for Fast-Fermenting Beers, Ciders, Meads, and More Shelf Talker by

In Speed Brewing, author Mary Izett applies her chemistry background and BJCP expertise to designing original recipes that ferment in just days or weeks.

The Beer Bible Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading The Beer Bible.

Uncle John’s Beer-Topia: A Heady Brew of Beer Miscellany Shelf Talker by

It’s clearly not for the geeks among us—the homebrew chapter is entitled “Make your own beer in two hours”—but buried in this novelty book are some legit factoids.

Mikkeller’s Book of Beer Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading Mikkeller’s Book of Beer.

Oregon Breweries (Breweries Series) Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading Oregon Breweries in the Breweries Series.

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