In the early 1800's there was quite a difference between how English and Scottish brewers practiced their art.
Roberts recognized that brewing texts of the time described the English system of brewing in detail, but they
did not address the Scottish system. To this end, he wrote The Scottish Ale Brewer. Originally,
published in 1837, as The Scottish Ale-Brewer, it was revised for a second edition in 1846 and its title
was extended to The Scottish Ale-Brewer and Practical Maltster,. Finally, in 1847, a 3
The Scottish Ale Brewer is recognized as the the foremost resource on on Scottish brewing in the 1800s. (It is
referenced/quoted from by Noonan in his excellent book, Scotch Ale.) We are proud to present the fourth book
in our Classic Brewing and Distilling Series, a republication of the Scottish Ale Brewer and Practical Maltster
Analysis of Period Beers
New Brewing Techniques: Sparging
Sugar in Brewing
Table of Contents
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