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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by sokrman14, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. sokrman14

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    It depends on your interest. My first books were the Good Guides series (Germany) (Belgium). Then Lambicland.
    Around bruges in 80 beers, aka travel and beer books. Then I bought the old MJ books. I bought some history books
    Ambitious brew, then I bought brewmaster table as above. etc. Now I buy Home brew and brewing in general books.
     
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    Lambicland sells used on Amazon for upwards of $200.

    OP: Randy Mosher's Tasting Beer is great. And I agree that The Brewmaster's Table is a must-read, though by now it might be a little dated.
     
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    http://www.booksaboutbeer.com/collections/all/products/lambicland

    well don't buy it there, I bought those either overseas or through UK book sells. Ignore amazon when you see crap like that...
    You don't really need it anyway unless you going over...IMHO.

    yea I got tasting beer when it came out, nice book.
     
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    Tasting Beer by Randy Mosher
     
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    I enjoyed, "Tasting Beer," as well.
     
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    Another fan of "tasting beer" by Mosher. Also check out old "beer hunter" shows on the net. MJ one of my favorites.
     
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    If your into sours "wild brews" by Jeff sparrow is a must read. Talks about various styles of sour beer, history of them, details of breweries and their beers, brewer interviews, and about brewing your own.
     
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    Pete Brown has written 3 books about beer: 'Hops and Glory,' 'Man Walks into a Pub,' and 'Three Sheets to the Wind.' These books are historical about beer's development (a lot in Britain) as well as humorously anecdotal about his beer travels. He is a British author so the books are not easily found in the US, but you can find them on the Internet. They're all a good read.
     
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    Hey wow, I really appreciate the OP posting about my book. I'm excited for it to come out too, haha.

    Lately I've also really enjoyed The Audacity of Hops by Tom Acitelli and Ambitious Brew by Maureen Ogle for history.
    Brew Like a Monk by Stan Heironymous was a great read as well.

    I haven't read all the ones mentioned here, but I recognize a lot as great beer books and ones I've enjoyed too.

    Hooray beer books!
     
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    I really enjoy (and regularly use) A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland by Michael Agnew.
     
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    Many great books already mentioned. Some of my favourites not yet mentioned are: Great Beers of Belgium by MJ, Good Beer Guide to Belgium by Tim Webb (especially useful if traveling to Belgium), Beer School by Hindy and Potter, How to Brew by Palmer, and I haven't finished it yet, but am really liking American Sour Beers by Michael Tonsmeire.
     
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    It'd be a bit obvious and redundant for a lot of seasoned BA's, but for people just getting into expanding their horizons, David Kenning's (Over) 350 Beers of the World is a nice little guide.
     
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    tick another for Tasting beer by Randy Mosher
     
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    Anything by the late critic Michael Jackson from England. The Great Beer Guide is now growing a bit out of date, but it is still a great book.
     
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    The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Edition III by Charlie Papazian
    Clone Brews by Tess and Mark Szamatulski
     
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    Amber, Gold & Black by Martyn Cornell is an absolute must.
     
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    What!? Move closer to the fireplace, you have bad aim. Problem solved! :D
     
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    Well, that's a pretty unusual way to express a book review. ;)
     
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    I used to homebrew a lot and these were my two favorites.
     
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    I am paying attention to this post with interest, loosely compiling a working list of these titles; if anyone wants it thus far, IM me. Cheers!
     
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    amazon wants

    Amazon wants $285 - $340 right now for Lambicland. I just bought one for $32 shipped from books about beer in England. thanks for the heads up.
     
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    I really paying attention for this thread, because I really lack of references about this subject.
     
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    I forgot all the great books Ron Pattinson has written.
    http://www.amazon.com/Ronald-Pattinson/e/B00J236GWC/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1
    http://barclayperkins.blogspot.com/p/book-shop.html

    so many depends on what you want, books about brewing
    water
    hops
    yeast
    brew like a monk
    farmhouse ales

    travel
    good beer guide to Belgium
    good beer guide to Germany
    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias=stripbooks&field-keywords=good beer guide germany&sprefix=good beer guide g,stripbooks
    http://shop.camra.org.uk/books.html

    history
    Ambitious brew By Maureen Ogle
    hops and glory by Pete Brown

    etc
     
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    Tasting Beer, Randy Mosher. The Michael Jackson books are good, but a bit older, as he passed in 2007. Brewer's Association does some nice focused topic books, such as "For the Love of hops".
     
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    I second the Pete Brown recommendation. I have read and enjoyed all of his books. In addition to the three titles mentioned, he has also written "Shakespeare's Local" which tells the history of a still operational pub in London that has been in business for about 600 years.

    Other books I have enjoyed:

    Ultimate Beer by Michael Jackson
    Eyewitness Companion: Beer by Michael Jackson
    Beer and Philosophy: The Unexamined Beer Isn't Worth Drinking by Steven Hales
    The Craft Beer Revolution by Steve Hindy
     
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    Pattison is pretty great.
     
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    yea I think his older stuff is on lulu.com
     
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