Great book for a homebrewers library or one who wants to become a brewmaster.
I have a chemistry background and this book did an excellent job of explaining in a technical way what biology and chemistry influence good beer making.
My only negative criticism is George Fix's excessive and sometimes exhaustive references to his own literature.
Very technical. But the average homebrewer can find good information of brewing chemistry and how to avoid off flavors etc.Published 4 months ago by Wise Pharaoh's Wife-"Style"
I would not get this book if you're new to brewing. The science is a bit more in depth than what is usually needed for starting homebrewing. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Devin Fitzgerald
Technical and in depth. It is not a how to brew book and does require some understanding of basic chemistry.Published 15 months ago by M. Barrett
If you understand organic chemistry, read some of the other reviews for a better understanding of the book. I have a college education (B.S. Read morePublished 16 months ago by A. Wickman
It's not that this book is bad, it was just way over my head. If you understand a chemistry really well, then, this book is for you. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dondi Poston Jr.
This book is just above the average level for technical discussion, but not so far that you're just reading equations. Read morePublished 20 months ago by R. Whitebrook
This book is extremely well written. Each topic is covered with a great deal of detail. The resources are all top notch. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Mike
This is an excelente book for those who want more knoledge about the brewing process. You need some cience background to read this book properly.Published 21 months ago by mpcrosta
I got this book looking to expand on my knowledge of yeast ranching...ehhh it was a good read and had some great and more in-depth descriptions of the mashing and fermentation... Read morePublished 21 months ago by yeastguru