History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes
(Classic Beer Style Series)
A degree in German Studies lead Denver Colorado native Eric Warner to the Technical University of Munich at Weihenstephan to study brewing and earned a Diplom-Braumeister. Since 1993 he has brewed professionally and servedf as a consultant to the craft brewing industry. In Kolsch: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style Series) Eric Warner unravels the mystery about this classic beer style. The book follows the format of other books in this sries covering the history, sensory profile, brewing process, maturation and packaging, and provides recipes for the home brewer. He also adds a section of drinking Kolsch and enjoying Cologne, Germany and provides an appendix on Cologne's classic cuisine. Koklsch is a subtle beer that takes skill to make well. Warner guides the brewer through the different choices they have to make and what impact these choices will have on the final product. He writes clearly and effectively developing an understanding in the reader about how to avoid various pitfalls. He demonstrates his classic German brewing education and his extensive brewing experience in his section on process. Warner effectively show how to think like a brewer and those who learn this will make better beer. This book is highly recommended for those wanting to make award winning Kolsches and those studying for the Beer Judge Certification Program written exam.