Author(s): Erik Spellmeyer
Brew It Yourself outlines the key methodologies for the two most common home brewing techniques: extract and all-grain brewing. Erik Spellmeyer provides professional advice on how to get started, introducing readers to the industry jargon and terminology, while giving clear instruction on the formalities of home brewing. The guide then encourages the reader to take what they learned and use that knowledge to create their own recipes and experiment on their ideas. Equipped with illustrations, images, a glossary, photographs, and step-by-step assembly instructions for building your own equipment, this is an all-in-one guide to getting started, no matter what your brewing knowledge.
Erik Spellmeyer is a former cellar-man of Ninkasi Brewing and has been a longtime craft beer enthusiast. He is the head of sales and works on title development at Microcosm Publishing. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Jamie Floyd is the founder and head brewer of Ninkasi Brewing Company and was the head brewer of Steelhead Brewing Company from 1997 to 2005. He is a nationally known beer enthusiast who has written the recipes for this book. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.