American Homebrewers Association research points to homebrewing moving from a lifestyle to an activity. This leaves many brewers looking for ways to lessen the work and time it takes to brew at home, and simplifying the approach may bring new hobbyists into the world of brewing. Homebrew luminaries Drew Beechum and Denny Conn have long espoused their philosophy to brew the best possible beer with less work while having the most fun. So this seems like a match to me!
Simple Homebrewing reduces complicated steps for making beer and returns brewing to the fundamentals. The authors guide the reader from brewing extract to all-grain batches, discuss recipe design, small-batch brewing, and even share ideas on how to make technology work for brewers. Tips, tricks, and hacks to save time and work will help brewers join or get back to the fun of making great beer! Simple Homebrewing features fun and expert advice for brewers of all levels.
About Drew Beechum
Drew Beechum has been brewing and writing about brewing since he ﬁrst picked up a kettle in 1999.
He is the author of The Everything Homebrewing Book and The Everything Hard Cider Book, and he co-authored Experimental Homebrewing and HomeBrew All-Stars with Denny Conn. Beechum has written for Zymurgy® and Beer Advocate magazines, and is co-host of the Experimental Brewing podcast.
He lives in Pasadena, California, with his lovely wife and loyal army of dogs and cats and has a dedicated brewery in his home.
About Denny Conn
Denny Conn brewed his ﬁrst batch of homebrew in 1998 and has since brewed 500+ more. He is a nationally ranked Beer Judge Certiﬁcation Program judge and his homebrew recipes have been brewed by several commercial breweries in both the United States and Europe.
Conn was a contributing author to Craft Beer for the Homebrewer and co-authored Experimental Homebrewing and HomeBrew All-Stars with Drew Beechum. He is the co-host of the Experimental Brewing podcast.
He lives in Noti, Oregon, with his wife, ﬁve cats, and two dogs.