Brew Like a Pro: Make Pub-Style Draft Beer at Home [NOOK Book]

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Are you ready to take your homebrewing to the next level? In Brew Like a Pro, the legendary Dave Miller reveals the secrets of truly great draft- and pub-style brewing. He includes complete plans for a professional-quality home system that requires just 18 square feet of space, and he offers recipes for small batches of classic, all-grain brews that stay fresh in kegs for months, eliminating the need for bottling. With this clear, concise how-to guide in hand, you’ll soon be enjoying the best brews you’ve ever ...

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Brew Like a Pro: Make Pub-Style Draft Beer at Home

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Overview

Are you ready to take your homebrewing to the next level? In Brew Like a Pro, the legendary Dave Miller reveals the secrets of truly great draft- and pub-style brewing. He includes complete plans for a professional-quality home system that requires just 18 square feet of space, and he offers recipes for small batches of classic, all-grain brews that stay fresh in kegs for months, eliminating the need for bottling. With this clear, concise how-to guide in hand, you’ll soon be enjoying the best brews you’ve ever made!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603428521
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 12/4/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 294,842
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

Dave Miller is the author of Brew Like a Pro and Dave Miller’s Homebrewing Guide, published by Storey in 1995. He was a brewer at Blackstone in Nashville from 1994 to 2008. During his tenure there, Blackstone’s beer won 14 Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup medals. In his retirement, he has returned to the world of homebrewing. He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Homebrewers Association.

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Table of Contents

1 How I Got Here

Then and Now

The Limits of Simplicity

The Place (or Lack Thereof) of Malt Extract

Blueprint to Brew

Beer 101

2 An Inside Look at a Pub Brewery

3 Building a Home Brewery

Space

Utilities

Equipment for the Draft Beer System

Water Filter

Malt Mill

Mash Mixer

Mash/Lauter Tun and Hot Liquor Back

Sparge Arm

Recirculation Arm

Grant

Brew Kettle/Whirlpool

Burner

Heat Exchangers

Cold Liquor Back

Pump

Aeration Stone and Air Pump

Fermenting Vessels

Racking Arm, Transfer Hoses, and Fittings

Filters

Instruments

Recommended Setups

4 Brewing Materials

Water

Malt and Other Grains

Hops

Yeast

Clarifying Agents

Cleaners and Sanitizers

5 Homebrewing Operations

Before You Start

Before You Brew

Brew Day

Fermentation Management

Filtration and Carbonation

6 Advanced Techniques

Yeast Propagation and Culturing

Lager Brewing

Step and Decoction Mashing

Bottling

Cask-Conditioned Beer ("Real Ale")

7 Projects

Lauter Tun and Hot Liquor Back

Sparge Arm/Recirc Arm

Grant

Two-Stage Heat Exchanger

Thermowell

Pump Speed Control

8 A Handful of Recipes

Appendix: Infusion Rinsing ("Batch Sparging")

Resources

Index

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