By Eric Warner

Warner, a graduate of the prestigious Weihenstephan school of brewing in Germany, guides you through the history, tradition and profiles of wheat beer.

This is a thoroughly researched book that teaches history, techniques of brewing and recipe profiles of original wheat beers. It explores this German beer style and has everything a brewer needs to brew wheat beer at home or in a professional brewery.


Paperback: 162 pages

Publisher: Brewers Publications

ISBN: 0-937381-34-9

Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 inches



Born and raised in Denver, CO., Eric Warner successfully completed a degree in German Studies at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR, before pursuing a formal education in Brewing Science in Germany.  After three years of extensive brewery, lab and course work, Eric was awarded the degree ‘Diplom-Braumeister’ from the Technical University of Munich at Weihenstephan.

Author of German Wheat Beer, a Classic Beer Style Series book,  Eric worked in the US and in Europe at several breweries and visited scores of others.  Most notably he worked at Brewery Widmann and Hofbrauhaus Moy, both in the Munich area and at Denver’s famed Wynkoop Brewing Co.

Eric is President of Blue River Brewing Consultants, working as an independent consultant to the microbrewing industry.  He is also seriously considering starting his own microbrewery that would produce, among other beers, a German Style wheat beer.  Eric’s Weissbier was judged to be the best of the wheat beer category at the 1992 National Homebrew Competition.  Eric lives in Lafayette, CO, with his wife, Kristin, and canine companion, Supai.  In his spare time he enjoys hiking, flyfishing, reading, tennis and of course, homebrewing.

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German Wheat Beer

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