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Brew Chem 101: The Basics of Homebrewing Chemistry [NOOK Book]

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Now every homebrewer can make better beer simply by knowing the basic science behind the components of beer and fermentation.

Do you need to have an advanced science degree to understand brewing chemistry? Certainly not! Any brewer, explains author Lee W. Janson, can understand the basic details of the life of a yeast or the careless steps that produce those annoying off-flavors -- and learn how to avoid them.

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Brew Chem 101: The Basics of Homebrewing Chemistry

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Overview

Now every homebrewer can make better beer simply by knowing the basic science behind the components of beer and fermentation.

Do you need to have an advanced science degree to understand brewing chemistry? Certainly not! Any brewer, explains author Lee W. Janson, can understand the basic details of the life of a yeast or the careless steps that produce those annoying off-flavors -- and learn how to avoid them.

Brew Chem 101 features:

-- Nontechnical language and a highly readable style

-- Explanations of the chemical reactions at each stage of the brewing process and how to avoid potential problems

-- A primer on beer tasting and judging











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In nontechnical language, explains the chemical reactions of each stage of the brewing process and how to avoid potential problems that lead to the dreaded off-flavors, some so bad than even the proud brewer can taste them. A homebrewer, beer judge, and doctor of biological sciences and biochemistry, Janson also provides a primer on beer tasting and judging. Includes a glossary with pronunciation guides for anything that is not obvious. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603421751
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 9/30/1996
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 523,051
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Lee W. Janson, author of Brew Chem 101, is an experienced homebrewer and a certified beer judge. A Texas resident, he is a member of the Bay Area Mashtronauts, a homebrewing club, and was head judge for two years in the the Lunar Redezbrew homebrew competition. Janson holds a PhD in biological sciences and biochemistry from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. The Basic Chemistry of Brewing

2. The Biochemistry of Beer

3. Yeast and Fermentation

4. Mashing and Sparging

5. Understanding and Avoiding Off Flavors

6. Evaluating Beer

Glossary

Further Reading

Index

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