Maybe they’re not quite beach reads, but these four books deserve space on your summer reading list:
Packed with 65 recipes from food and drink expert Christian DeBenedetti and cookbook author and food stylist Andrea Slonecker, this softcover book ensures you’ll never be stuck on which beer to pair with which dish, and vice-versa.
Homebrew your own versions of the world’s best beers with this collection of 50 recipes ranging from Bruery Terreux’s Beret to Boneyard Beer’s Notorious to Omnipollo’s 4:21 Raspberry Smoothie IPA. Author Euan Ferguson rounds it out with necessary technical info for beginners.
Off-Centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration and Smart Growth
Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione has certainly learned about beer over the course of his brewery’s two-decade history, but he’s also learned about teamwork and partnership. In this eight-chapter book, he elaborates how col-laboration, not competition, helped the company grow.
Food & Beer
This June release puts two heavy hitters in conversation: Daniel Burns (chef at Michelin-starred Luksus restaurant inside Tørst) and Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø (founder of Evil Twin and Tørst). The book offers their global perspectives and philosophical musings about beer and fine dining, with an introduction penned by Nordic dining wunderkind René Redzepi.