Best Notebook and tasting journals for a Beer Geek.
While most people use Untappd for their beer journaling and tasting notes, putting pen to paper is still a thing us beer geeks do. In fact, we can do both. We’re multitalented with our drinking that way.
Maybe you’re looking for gifts for beer lovers or you’re a home brewer looking for a proper recipe journal or just need a new beer journal, this is the post for you.
You can get real simple and have something for just writing down basic beer stats, or you can do some advanced sketchnotes like the one pictured at the top by Catherine Madden.
I have gathered the best beer notebook options for you, so let’s see what looks good.
The Moleskine Beer Journal
This is part of Moleskine’s “Passion” series of notebooks. Moleskine is my favorite brand of notebook to use, it would make sense to get this one. It says on Amazon there is only one left. Not sure if that is a ploy to get you to buy it and then as soon as you do there is still magically one again. They don’t seem to be producing it anymore so this may be a collector’s item. You can find one on Bookshop.org too, btw.
- Beer-themed shapes embossed on its cover.
- Traditional Moleskine stickers but with a beer theme.
- Five themed sections for tasting notes.
- Section for notes about the place you purchased your beer.
- Glossary for beer tips.
- Has 240 pages and is large format size 5 x 8.25 inches.
Check the price (usually between $20 to $25) on Bookshop.org right now.
I got one as a gift and opened it on my YouTube channel:
Using a simple blank Moleskine can work too if you like to set-up things yourself. Find a template that works for you and copy it.
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