American Sour Beers by Michael Tonsmeire
Perhaps the most exciting and dynamic segment of American craft beer culture is the development and varied range of available sour beer styles. Commercial breweries and home brewers have adapted traditional European techniques while experimenting with innovative procedures and practices to create distinctive and experimental styles.
Detailing the wide array of processes and ingredients in sour beer production, American Soured Beers provides actionable advice, inspiration and practical applications. With information and production methods culled from the country’s best known sour beer brewers, including Russian River, Jolly Pumpkin and The Lost Abbey, American Sour Beers will empower novice and accomplished brewers with the concepts and suggestions for successfully brewing soured ales from first notion to finished beer.