Brewing the World's Great Beers:
A Step-By-Step Guide
David G. Miller
St. Louis Missouri native David Miller brewed his first batch of beer in 1975. He won homebrewer of the year in 1981 for his Dutch Pilsner and published his first book on homebrewing, Homebrewing for Americans. Besides publishing several books and articles on beer and homebrewing, Miller has been a brewmaster at the St. Louis Brewing Company and Nashville's Blackstone Restaurant and Brewery. Miller wrote Brewing the World's Great Beers: A Step-By-Step Guide in 1992. The book is 27 years out of date and homebrewing has advanced by leaps and bounds since Miller wrote this book and craft brewing has exploded and introduced many new styles and techniques. If you are just starting out and don't want to get buried under a lot of detail and theory, this book is still a good place to start. This is a clearly written, are bones book. Miller covers basic equipment needs, gives you enough information on techniques to get started and gives the home brewer several recipes for brewing many essential styles. Mastering the techniques and recipes in this book will give the aspiring homebrewer a solid foundation. Miller knows what he is talking about. The book is a well written and easy to understand guide by a master homebrewer and author who became a professional brewer.
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