John Palmer – The Home Brewing Celebrity – BSHB Podcast Ep 3

by Brad Smith on November 9, 2010 · 1 comment

This week I talk with John Palmer, author of “How to Brew” which is the top selling Home Brewing book on Amazon. John is also co-host of Brew Strong on the Brewing Network and a popular speaker on home brewing. John shares with us how he got started brewing, how he wrote “How to Brew” as a free book on the internet and eventually (by going door-to-door) turned it into a successful home brewing book. We also chat about what his life is like as a beer brewing celebrity.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (31:04)

  • Beer Author John Palmer, author the #1 beer brewing book on Amazon: “How to Brew” at
  • How John got started brewing
  • The genesis of his first book
  • Guerilla marketing to get the book published
  • His second book, “Brewing Classic Styles”
  • His move to the Brewing Network with “Brew Strong”
  • Life as a beer brewing celebrity
  • Some brewing tips and techniques
  • His next project…

Thanks again to John Palmer for taking the time out of his busy schedule to do this podcast! Also a huge thanks to John Forsythe of who provided the voiceover at the beginning of the show.

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Jim November 16, 2010 at 7:52 am

Thanks for making this available, I now have something to keep me busy during my commute this afternoon! Sweet!

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