For those wanting to learn all there is about home brewing beer, you can’t go past The Complete Joy of Homebrewing by Charlie Papazian. The most recent edition has been fully revised and updated with new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, beer kit tips, plus more. Although published a while ago in 2014, it is still highly relevant to any home brewer today from beginner to advanced.

The description of The Complete Joy of Homebrewing by Charlie Papazian

“The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is the essential guide to understanding and making beer, from stouts, ales, lagers, and bitters, to specialty beers and meads. Everything to get started is here: the basics of building a home brewery, world-class proven recipes, easy-to-follow instructions, and the latest advancements in brewing. Master brewer Charlie Papazian also includes the history and lore of beer, the science behind brewing, and tips on how to create your own original ale.”

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You can find this book on many online retailers for around $20-$30.