Library

LINKS
Brewers Facebook*
Old Brewers site
Kingdom site
Wiki*

INTRO TO BREWING
Basic Brewing: Introduction to Meads, Wines, Beers, Cordials, and Exotics*
Yet Another Newbie Guide to Brewing*

KINGDOM BREWERS GUILDS
Kingdom of Aethelmearc Brewer’s Guild
Kingdom of Atenveldt Brewer’s Guild
Kingdom of Atlantia Brewers Guild
Calontir Brewers’ Guild Yahoo Group* and Facebook page*
The East Kingdom Brewers’ Guild
Kingdom of Lochac Brewers, Vintners and Imbibers Guild
Kingdom of the Outlands Guild of Brewers and Spirit Makers
Trimaris Brewers Facebook Page*
Kingdom of the West Brewers’ Guild
Principality of the Mists (West) Brewers’ Guild Page
Inter Kingdom Brewers Guild
Medieval Brewers Home Page*
Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage*

SCA BREWING
Recreating Medieval English Ales by Tofi Kerthjalfadsson*
An Arab Mead by Forester Nigel FitzMaurice*
Five Arabic Elixirs by Forester Nigel FitzMaurice*
A Miscellany of Early Cordials by Forester Nigel FitzMaurice*
A Recipe for Spiced Wine by Forester Nigel FitzMaurice*
Sekanjubins and Oxymels by Forester Nigel FitzMaurice*
Mead: collected comments by Forester Nigel FitzMaurice*

Scum Index
References from Scum*
Master Terafan Greydragon’s Beer Recipes of the Month*
Master Terafan Greydragon’s Mead ( or Honey based) Recipes*
Mead in the SCA: Part 1 – “How to Get Started”*

HISTORICAL BREWING
Searching for the Earliest Browns*

Brewing With Period Recipes
Sahti – A Remnant of Finland’s Rustic Past – Brewing*
Project Gutenberg – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby*
Project Gutenberg – The Queen-like Closet or Rich Cabinet*
Project Gutenberg – The London and Country Brewer*
Recipes from Kenelme Digbie, 1669*
Pages from The Closet of Sir Kenelme Digbie Kt Opened*
Age, Clarity, and Smoke in Medieval Beers*
Anglo-Saxon and Viking Brewing*
Cindy Renfrow – A Sip Through Time – Recipes*

MODERN BREWING
GotMead.com – The Mead Portal (Over 1200 pages of Mead info)*

NEWSLETTERS

In Vino Veritas – Fall 2010 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Winter 2009 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Spring 2009 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Spring 2008 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Fall Winter 2007 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Spring 2007 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Summer 2007 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Spring 2005 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Summer 2005 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Fall 2005 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Spring 2004 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Summer 2004 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Winter 2004 – PDF
In Vino Veritas – Winter 2003 – PDF

RECIPES
Dame Lynnette’s Almond Liqueur*
Boysenberry Mead*
Chocolate covered, almond stuffed, brandied cherries*
Fermented Fruit – Documentation*
Fermented Fruit – Care and Feeding*
Pyment (aka Ypocras, Hypocrass)*
Brewed Holiday Gift Ideas*

ARTICLES
Don’t Sass Me About Sassafras!*
Anatomy of a Bottle Label*
Brewing Documentation Examples*

JUDGING FORMS
Beverage Judging Forms
Food Judging Forms
 

BOOKS

BEER & ALE

Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women’s Work in a Changing World 1300-1600.
Bennet, Judith M. Bennett. Oxford University Press, 1996;
ISBN10 0195126505, ISBN13 9780195126501

Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers
Buhner, Stephen Harrod. Siris Books, 1998;

ISBN10 0937381667, ISBN13 9780937381663

Ale & Beer: A Curious History
Butcher, Alan D. McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1989;

ISBN10 0771017979, ISBN13 9780771017971

Beer and Brewing in Pre-Industrial Denmark
Glamann, Kristof. University Press of Southern Denmark, 2006;

ISBN10 8776740684, ISBN13 9788776740689

Brew like a Monk: Trappist, Abbey, and Strong Belgian Ales and how to Brew Them
Hieronymus, Stan. Brewers Publications, October 2005;

ISBN10 093738187X, ISBN13 9780937381878

A History of Beer and Brewing
Hornsey, Ian. The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2003;

ISBN10 0854046305, ISBN13 9780854046300

The Encircling Hop – a History of Hops and Brewing
Lawrence, Margaret. Sawd Publications, 1990;

ISBN10 1872489036, ISBN13 9781872489032

All About Beer
Porter, John. Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1975;

ISBN10 0385018851, ISBN13 9780385018852

Beer: A History of Suds and Civilization from Mesopotamia to Microbreweries
Smith, Gregg. Avon Books, 1995-12;

ISBN10 0380780518, ISBN13 9780380780518

Ale and Hearty: Gleaning from the history of brews and brewing
Wykes, Alan. Jupiter Books Limited, 1979;

ISBN 0906379008

Brewing with Wheat: The ‘Wit’ and ‘Weizen’ of World Wheat Beer Styles
Hieronymus, Stan. Brewers Publications, 2010;

ISBN10 0937381950, ISBN13 9780937381953

The Barbarian’s Beverage: A History of Beer in Ancient Europe
Nelson, Max. Routledge, 2008;

ISBN10 0415486920, ISBN13 9780415486927

All About Beer
Porter, John. Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1975;

ISBN10 0385018851, ISBN13 9780385018852

Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Unger, Richard W. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004;

ISBN10 0812237951, ISBN13 9780812237955

Alewife’s Garden: 7 Radical Weeds for Brewing Herbal Ales
VanNostrand, Jillian and Christie V. Sarles. Radical Weeds, 2002;

ISBN10 0966424638, ISBN13 9780966424638

WINE & CORDIALS

The Earliest Printed Book on Wine
Arnald of Villanova, Henry Ernest Sigerist, tr. and Wilhelm von Hirnkofen, tr. Schuman’s, 1943;
ISBN10 B0006AQA30, ISBN13 N/A Bamforth, Charles W.

Grape vs. Grain:
A Historical, Technological, and Social Comparison of Wine and Beer

Cambridge University Press, 2008;
ISBN10 0521849373, ISBN13 9780521849371

Country Wines and Cordials.
Charles, Bernard and Arthur Turner. Marshall Cavendish, 1980;
ISBN10 0856858560, ISBN13 9780856858567

Vinum: The Story of Roman Wine
Fleming, Stuart. Art Flair Publications, 2001;
ISBN10 0971274207, ISBN13 9780971274204

Hugh Johnson’s Story of Wine
Johnson, Hugh. Mitchell Beazley Ltd, 1998
ISBN10 1840001208, ISBN13 9781840001204

Ancient Wine: The Search for the Origins of Viniculture
McGovern, Patrick E. Princeton University Press, 2003;
ISBN10 0691070806, ISBN13 9780691070803

Making Mead Honey Wine: History, Recipes, Methods and Equipment
Morse, Roger A. Wicwas Press, 1980;
ISBN10 1878075047, ISBN13 9781878075048

Wine: The 8,000-Year-Old Story of the Wine Trade
Pellechia, Thomas. Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2006;
ISBN10 1560258713, ISBN13 9781560258711

A Short History of Wine
Phillips, Rod. HarperCollins Publishers, 2001;
ISBN10 0066212820, ISBN13 9780066212821

Jancis Robinson’s Guide to Wine Grapes
Robinson, Jancis. Oxford University Press, 1996;
ISBN10 0198600984, ISBN13 9780198600985

Wine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade
Unwin, Tim. Routledge, 1991;
ISBN10 0415031206, ISBN13 9780415031202

Cordials From Your Kitchen
Vargas, Pattie and Rich Gulling. Storey Books, 1997;
ISBN10 0882669869, ISBN13 9780882669861

Water of Life: A History of Wine-Distilling and Spirits from 500 BC to 2000 AD
Wilson, C. Anne. Prospect Books, 2006;
ISBN10 1903018463, ISBN13 9781903018460

COGNAC

Cognac: A Liquid History
Calabrese, Salvatore. Sterling Publishing Company, 2002;
ISBN10 0304358746, ISBN13 9780304358748

WHISKEY

1000 Years of Irish Whiskey
Magee, Malachy. The O’Brien Press, 1980;
ISBN10 0905140710, ISBN13 9780905140711

VODKA

A History of Vodka
Pokhlebkin, Willian and Renfrey Clarke, tr. Verson, 1991, 1992;
ISBN10 0860913597, ISBN13 9780860913597

RUM

Rum: A Social and Sociable History
Williams, Ian. Nation Books, 2006;
ISBN10 1560258918, ISBN13 9781560258919

MEAD

Making Medieval Mead or, Mead Before Digby
Krupp, Christina M. and Bill Gillen.
The Compleat Anachronist #120 (Summer 2003)
The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., 2003;

The Compleat Meadmaker
Schramm, Ken. Brewers Publications, 2003;
ISBN10 0937381802, ISBN13 9780937381809

Mad about Mead!
Spence, Pamela. Llewellyn Publications, 1997;
ISBN10 1567186831, ISBN13 9781567186833

Making Wild Wines & Meads
Vargas, Pattie and Rich Gulling. Storey Books, 1999;
ISBN10 1580171826, ISBN13 9781580171823

LIQUERS

Homemade Liqueurs
Meilach, Dona and Mel Meilach. Contemporary Books, Inc., 1979;
ISBN10 0809271370, ISBN13 9780809271375

CIDER

The History and Virtues of Cyder
French, Roger K. St Martins Press, 1982;
ISBN10 0312374127, ISBN13 9780312374129


The American Cider Book: The Story of America’s Natural Beverage
Orton, Vrest. North Point Press, 1973, 1995;
ISBN10 0865474842, ISBN13 9780865474840

Cider: Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet & Hard Cider, 2nd Edition
Proulx, Annie and Lew Nichols. Storey Publishing, 1998;
ISBN10 0882669699, ISBN13 9780882669694

Cider, Hard and Sweet: History, Traditions, and Making Your Own
Watson, Ben. The Countryman Press, 1999;
ISBN10 0881504688, ISBN13 9780881504682

VINEGAR

Vinegar – The User-Friendly Standard Text Reference & Guide to Appreciating, Making, and Enjoying Vinegar
Diggs, Lawrence J. Authors Choice Press, 2000;
ISBN10 059514716X, ISBN13 9780595147168

Balsamico!: A Balsamic Vinegar Cookboo
Johns, Pamela Sheldon. Ten Speed Press, 1999;
ISBN10 1580080308, ISBN13 9781580080309

Making Vinegar at Home, Revised Edition
Romanowski, Frank, Mark F. Larrow, and Gail Canon.
Beer & Winemaking Supplies, Inc., 1984, 2000;
ISBN10 B000P0FIQ6, ISBN13 N/A

HONEY

Robbing the Bees: A Biography of Honey – The Sweet Liquid God That Seduced the World
Bishop, Holley. Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, 2005;
ISBN10 0743250214, ISBN13 9780743250214

Sweetness and Light: The Mysterious History of the Honeybee
 Ellis, Hattie  Crown Publishing Group, 2005;
ISBN10 1400054052, ISBN13 9781400054053

The Hive: The Story of the Honeybee and Us
Wilson, Bee  St. Martin’s Press, 2006;
ISBN10 0312342616, ISBN13 9780312342616

SUGAR

Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar
Macinnis, Peter. Allen & Unwin, 2002;
ISBN10 1865086576, ISBN13 9781865086576

Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History
Mintz, Sidney W. Penguin Books, 1985;
ISBN10 0140092331, ISBN13 9780140092332

Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680
Wilson, Bee. The University of North Carolina Press, 2004l
ISBN10 0807855383, ISBN13 9780807855386

BREWING

Don’t Panic, a Beginner’s Guide to Brewing
Coyle, Timothy. House of Zacharia Press, 1992

The Complete Handbook of Home Brewing
Miller, Dave Garden Way Publishing, 1988;
ISBN10 0882665227, ISBN13 9780882665221

Homebrewing for Dummies
Nachel, Marty Wiley Publishing, Inc., 1997;
ISBN10 0764550462, ISBN13 9780764550461

The Complete Joy of Home Brewing, 3rd Edition
Papazian, Charlie HarperCollins Publishers Inc., 2003;
ISBN10 0060531053, ISBN13 9780060531058

The Homebrewer’s Garden: How to Easily Grow, Prepare and Use Your Own Hops, Malts, Brewing Herbs
Fisher, Joe and Dennis Fisher Storey Publishing, LLC. 1998;
ISBN10 1580170102, ISBN13 9781580170109

COOKING

Martha Washington’s Booke of Cookery
Hess, Kare Columbia University Press, 1981, 1995;
ISBN10 0231049315, ISBN13 9780231049313

On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
McGee, Harold Collier Books, 1984;
ISBN 0020346212

Delightes for Ladies: One of the Earliest Cookery and Household Recipe Books
Plat, Hugh Crosby Lockwood, 1948;
ISBN10 B000OFMMGQ, ISBN13 N/A

FOOD & DRINK

Food and Feast in Tudor England
Sim, Alison Sutton Publishing, 1997;
ISBN10 0750914769, ISBN13 9780750914765

Food in History
Tannahill, Reay Penguin Books, 1973, 1988;
ISBN10 014010206X, ISBN13 9780140102062

Food & Drink in Britain From the Stone Age to the 19th Century
Wilson, C. Ann Academy Chicago Publishers, 1973, 1991;
ISBN10 0897334876, ISBN13 9780897334877

RECIPIES

The Elixirs of Nostradamus: Nostradamus’ Original Recipes for Elixirs, Scented Waters, Beauty Potions and Sweetmeats
Boeser, Knut. Moyer Bell, 1996;
ISBN10 1559211555, ISBN13 9781559211550

Penn Family Recipes: Cooking Recipes of William Penn’s Wife Gulielma
Penn, Gulielma Maria Springett and Evelyn Abraham Benson, ed. George Shumway, 1966;
ISBN10 B0006BNTYW, ISBN13 N/A

A Sip Through Time – A Collection of Old Brewing Recipes
Renfrow, Cindy Cindy Renfrow, 1994;
ISBN10 0962859834, ISBN13 9780962859830

Ladie Borlase’s Receiptes Booke
Schoonover, David E, ed. University of Iowa Press, 1998;
ISBN10 0877456364, ISBN13 9780877456360

HERBAL / SPICES

Culpeper’s Complete Herbal
Culpeper, Nicholas Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1995;
ISBN10 1853263451, ISBN13 9781853263453

Dangerous Tastes: The Story of Spices
Dalby, Andrew University of California Press, 2002;
ISBN10 0520236742, ISBN13 9780520236745

Between East and West: The Moluccas and the Traffic in Spices up to the Arrival of Europeans
Donkin, Robin A American Philosophical Society, 2003;
ISBN10 0871692481, ISBN13 9780871692481

An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552
Gates, William Dover Publications, Inc., 1939, 2000;
ISBN10 0486411303, ISBN13 9780486411309

The Spice Route: A History
Keay, John University of California Press, 2006;
ISBN10 0520248961, ISBN13 9780520248960

The Spice Trade of the Roman Empire, 29 B.C. to A.D. 641
Miller, James Innes Oxford University Press, 1969, 1998;
ISBN10 0198142641, ISBN13 9780198142645

Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang Vintage Books, 1992;
ISBN10 067974438X, ISBN13 9780679744382

Gerards Herbal History of Plants
Woodward, Marcus, ed. Senate, 1998;
ISBN10 1859580513, ISBN13 9781859580516

MISCELLANEOUS

The English Alehouse: A Social History, 1200-1830.
Clark, Peter A. Longman Publishing Group, 1983;
ISBN10 0582508355, ISBN13 9780582508354

The English Housewife
by Gervase Markham. Best, Michael R., ed. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1986, 1998, 2003;
ISBN10 0773511032, ISBN13 9780773511033

Alcohol in Ancient Mexico
Bruman, Henry J, University of Utah Press, 2000;
ISBN10 0874806585, ISBN13 9780874806588

The Scents of Eden: A History of the Spice Trade
Corn, Charles. Kodansha Internation, 1999;
ISBN10 1568362498, ISBN13 9781568362496

The Good Huswifes Jewell and the Second Part of the Good Huswifes Jewel
Dawson, Thomas. Walter J. Johnson, Inc., 1977;
ISBN10 9022108651, ISBN13 9789022108659

Food and Drink in Medieval Poland
Dembinska, Maria and William Woys Weaver. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1963, 1999;
ISBN10 0812232240, ISBN13 9780812232240

The Boke of Keruynge (Book of Carving)
de Worde, Wynken and Peter Brears. Southover Press, 2003;
ISBN10 1870962192, ISBN13 9781870962193

A Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food: Processing and Consumption
Hagen, Ann. Anglo-Saxon Books, 1992;
ISBN10 0951620983, ISBN13 9780951620984

A Second Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food & Drink: Production & Distribution
Hagen, Ann. Anglo-Saxon Books, 1995;
ISBN10 1898281122, ISBN13 9781898281122

Women and Work in Preindustrial Europe
Hanawalt, Barbara A. ed. Indiana University Press, 1986;
ISBN10 0253203678, ISBN13 978025320367

The Description of England: The Classic Contemporary Account of Tudor Social Life
Harrison, William. Dover Publications, 1994;
ISBN10 0486282759, ISBN13 9780486282756

Cognac: The Seductive Saga of the World’s Most Coveted Spiri
Jarrard, Kyle. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005;
ISBN10 0471459445, ISBN13 9780471459446

Alcohol, Sex, and Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Martin, A. Lynn. Palgrave Macmillan, 2001;
ISBN10 0312234147, ISBN13 9780312234140

The Domostroi: Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible
Pouncy, Carolyn Johnston, ed. Cornell University Press, 1994;
ISBN10 0801496896, ISBN13 9780801496899

The Goodman of Paris
Power, Eileen, tr. The Boydell Press, 2006;
ISBN10 1843832224, ISBN13 9781843832225

Country House Brewing in England 1500-1900
Sambrook, Pamela. The Hambledon Press, 1996;
ISBN10 1852851279, ISBN13 9781852851279

Viandier Of Taillevent: An edition of all extant manuscripts
Scully, Terrence. University of Ottawa Press, 2007;
ISBN10 0776601741, ISBN13 9780776601748

Bread and Salt: A Social and Economic History of Food and Drink in Russia
Scully, Terrence. Cambridge University Press, 2008;
ISBN10 0521089638, ISBN13 9780521089630

The Brewmaster’s Bible
Snyder, Stephen. HarperPerennial, 1997;
ISBN10 0060952164, ISBN13 9780060952167

Spurling, Hilary. Elinor Fettiplace’s Receipt Book
Viking Adult, 1987;
ISBN10 0670815926, ISBN13 9780670815920

The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie, Kt., Opened 1669
Stevenson, Jane and Peter Davidson, ed. Prospect Books, 1997;
ISBN10 0907325769, ISBN13 9780907325765

Spice: The History of a Temptation
Turner, Jack. Vintage Books, 2004;
ISBN10 0375707050, ISBN13 9780375707056

The Great Household in Late Medieval England
Woolgar, C. M. Yale University Press, 1999;
ISBN10 0300076878, ISBN13 9780300076875