Next book to buy - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Next book to buy
Cool Brewing Giveaway - Supporting Membership Drive & Discount

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-05-2012, 04:42 AM   #1
Mr_Pear
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
Mr_Pear's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2010
Corvallis, Oregon
Posts: 246
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts



So I was going to pick up another beer related book but I'm kinda torn between
Yeast
Brew Like a Monk
Brewing With Wheat

Is either one more indispensable than the other? I have a pretty good understanding of yeast from an academic background and lots of reading on here and feel that I practice pretty good yeast habits already but maybe there is something awesome in that book that i'm missing. I recently read the Farmhouse Ales book and that was a pretty good read as far as getting some history on the styles and even a discussion of some of the commercial recipes. Anyway any thoughts are appreciated!



 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 12:48 PM   #2
Brewmiser
Recipes 
 
Jul 2010
Meadville, PA
Posts: 178
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


I thought brew like a monk was a lot like farmhouse ales. It was heavy on history and covered the Trappist & other monk brews well. I haven't read the other book yet.


__________________
Primary: Lambic, Flanders Red,

Secondary: Orange Cinnamon Metheglin, Black Cherry Melomel.

Bottled:Imperial Chocolate Coconut Porter, Pinot Noir, Strong Dark Belgian, Hard Lemonade, Black Hops IPA. Dunkelwiezen, Old Rasputin Clone, 1554 black ale clone, BarleyWine

Keg, Rye IPA, Chocolate Coconut Porter, Apricot ale

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 12:53 PM   #3
weisennt
Recipes 
 
Jan 2011
cincinnati, OH
Posts: 16

I really enjoyed yeast. Well worth the read.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 12:58 PM   #4

I think the same author, Stan H., wrote Farmhouse Ales, Brew like a Monk, and Brew with Wheat, but I've not read them all.

I read Yeast and thought it was good.

Not listed, but have you read Radical Brewing by Randy Mosher? Outstanding in my opinion.

I just ordered Gordon Strong's newish book and The Brewer's Apprentice which is an anthology.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 01:09 PM   #5
Brewmiser
Recipes 
 
Jul 2010
Meadville, PA
Posts: 178
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Pappers_
Not listed, but have you read Radical Brewing by Randy Mosher? Outstanding in my opinion.
I second that...
__________________
Primary: Lambic, Flanders Red,

Secondary: Orange Cinnamon Metheglin, Black Cherry Melomel.

Bottled:Imperial Chocolate Coconut Porter, Pinot Noir, Strong Dark Belgian, Hard Lemonade, Black Hops IPA. Dunkelwiezen, Old Rasputin Clone, 1554 black ale clone, BarleyWine

Keg, Rye IPA, Chocolate Coconut Porter, Apricot ale

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 01:30 PM   #6
Rob_B
Recipes 
 
Jan 2011
Zephyrhills, FL
Posts: 390
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Pappers_ View Post
Not listed, but have you read Radical Brewing by Randy Mosher? Outstanding in my opinion.
.
I'll third this motion.

Brewing With Wheat is a good read too. Much like the other books you've read it gives a good deal of history of each style. It doesn't so much give you recipes but guidelines. If I took anything away from this book is better recipe development for my wheat beers. Not to mention some techniques to try to incorporate in the future.

There are some great stories of the people who make world famous wheat beers.

I have not read Yeast yet. And Brew Like a Monk is next in line on my bookshelf.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 02:02 PM   #7
Mr_Pear
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
Mr_Pear's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2010
Corvallis, Oregon
Posts: 246
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts


Ah damn Radical Brewing it is.



 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sampling From My Up Coming Book Vance71975 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 0 01-17-2011 12:42 PM
brewing book z987k All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 1 03-06-2009 12:56 AM
Anybody recommend a good book on AG GIusedtoBe All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 9 09-30-2008 09:04 PM
Extreme Brewing Book dj_van_gilder All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 3 07-29-2007 01:30 PM
Need Good AG Book Fatboy All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 9 09-26-2005 12:29 AM


Forum Jump