Homebrewing For Dummies

Homebrewing For Dummies

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by Marty Nachel
     
 

Want to become your own brewmeister? Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for everything from making your first “kit” beer to brewing an entire batch from scratch. Before you know it, you’ll be boiling, bottling, storing, pouring, and kegging your own frothy, delicious suds.

Overview

Want to become your own brewmeister? Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition, gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for everything from making your first “kit” beer to brewing an entire batch from scratch. Before you know it, you’ll be boiling, bottling, storing, pouring, and kegging your own frothy, delicious suds.

This friendly, hands-on guide walks you through each step in the brewing process at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. It fills you in on all the homebrewing basics with a comprehensive equipment list; instructions on keeping your hardware clean and sanitized; and loving descriptions of the essential beer ingredients, their roles in the brewing process, and how to select the best ingredients for you beer. You’ll also find out about additional ingredients and additives you can use to give your homebrew distinctive flavors, textures, and aromas. Discover how to:

  • Set up your home brewery
  • Select the best ingredients and flavorings
  • Create your own lager, ale, and specialty beers
  • Try your hand at cider, and even meade
  • Brew gluten-free beer
  • Package your beer in bottles and kegs
  • Evaluate your beer and troubleshoot problems
  • Take part in homebrewing competitions
  • Become an eco-friendly brewer

Homebrewing For Dummies, 2nd Edition is fully updated with the latest brewing techniques and technologies and features more than 100 winning recipes that will have your friends and neighbors singing your praises and coming back for more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470230626
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/31/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
375,213
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Marty Nachel is an award-winning homebrewer, an AHA/BJCP Certified Beer Judge, and was a beer evaluator at Beverage Testing Institute and the Great American Beer Festival.

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Homebrewing for Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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micki-mi More than 1 year ago
The book was in great shape. Did not realize it was 2nd edition though. The book was here extremely fast.
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smoorenc More than 1 year ago
I actually enjoyed reading this book. I referred back to it quiet a few times so far. So that makes it worth it to me. I actually thought it was more up to date
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