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Jeff Alworth - The Secrets of Master Brewers

Event date: 
03/23/2017 - 7:00pm

The Secerts of Master Brewers
Techniques, Traditions, and Homebrew Recipes
Jeff Alworth
March 23, 7pm at
Columbia Center for the Arts
$10.00 Tickets include beer tastings
21+ years only


Best-selling author Jeff Alworth takes serious beer aficionados on a behind-the-scenes tour of 26 major European and North American breweries that create some of the world’s most classic beers. In his book you learn how the Irish make stout, the secrets of traditional Czech pilsner, and what makes English cask ale unique by delving deep into the specific techniques, equipment, and geographical factors that shape these distinctive styles. Jeff will discuss the process of writing the book along with insider knowledge and 26 original recipes to guide experienced homebrewers in developing your own special versions of each style.

Jeff Alworth has been writing about beer and brewing for twenty years. He is the author of The Beer Bible (Workman, 2015), Cider Made Simple (Chronicle, 2015), and The Beer Tasting Toolkit (Chronicle, 2012). He is a columnist for All About Beer and has written for a number of magazines and newspapers, and he blogs about beer at his popular site, Beervana. He lives and brews in Portland, Oregon.  Waucoma Bookstore will host Jeff for a book signing in the Lobby after the disuccsion.

Beer tastings will be provided by three local breweries included in the book: Double Mountain Brewery & TaproomSolera Brewery, & pFriem Family Brewers. Ticket price includes beer tastings from each brewery. Event is 21+ years only and guests will need to provide ID. Tickets available at Columbia Center for the Arts (in the Gallery), and at Waucoma Bookstore. Please bring tickets with you if purchased online.  Purchase tickets online at:  All tickets to events at Columbia Arts are non-refundable, unless otherwise noted.

The Secrets of Master Brewers: Techniques, Traditions, and Homebrew Recipes for 26 of the World's Classic Beer Styles, from Czech Pilsner to English Cover Image
By Jeff Alworth, Stan Hieronymus (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781612126548
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Storey Publishing - March 21st, 2017

Cider Made Simple: All about Your New Favorite Drink Cover Image
By Jeff Alworth, Lydia Nichols (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452134451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - September 15th, 2015

The Beer Bible Cover Image
ISBN: 9780761168119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing - August 11th, 2015

Event address: 
Columbia Center for the Arts
215 Cascade Ave
Hood River, OR 97031