Designing Great Beers is more than just a beer recipe book or merely another “how-to” manual, it is an indispensable guide intended for brewers interested in formulating their own beers based on classic styles, modern techniques, and their own vision of the perfect beer.
With more than 200 tables, Designing Great Beers offers brewers knowledge on the essence of various styles, giving them the needed insight to create their own beers.
Author Ray Daniels provides the brewing formulas, tables and information to take your brewing to the next level in this detailed technical manual.
About the author
Ray Daniels is the founder and director of the Cicerone Certification Program—the standard for beer sommeliers—and a member of the Senior Faculty of the Siebel Institute of Technology, America’s oldest brewing school.
Ray is the author, editor or publisher of more than two dozen books on beer and brewing. Examples include his own Designing Great Beers(Brewers Publications, 1998), a classic of U.S. brewing literature; and the deliciously presented Best of American Beer and Food (Brewers Publications, 1997), which he published while serving as director of Brewers Publications.
In 1998, Ray was named Beer Writer of the Year by the North American Guild of Beer Writers. Ray became certified as a beer judge in 1992 and has since accumulated thousands of beers worth of judging experience. In addition to judging and organizing competitions, he has trained consumers, servers, and brewers in beer appreciation.