The Homebrew Handbook

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It's Pretty Much A Given that Most Men Love Beer, So Why Do So Few Brew Their Own? The Homebrew Handbook is Here to Put that Right, With 75 Recipes for Full-Flavored Brews.

Recipes' for beers from across the globe, from Belgian dubbels and British porters to US IPAs and Czech pilsners

Rise-up against the watery, wimpish beers you generally find on store shelves and produce your own ales packed with big, bold ...

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The Home Brew Handbook: 75 recipes for the aspiring backyard brewer

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Overview

It's Pretty Much A Given that Most Men Love Beer, So Why Do So Few Brew Their Own? The Homebrew Handbook is Here to Put that Right, With 75 Recipes for Full-Flavored Brews.

Recipes' for beers from across the globe, from Belgian dubbels and British porters to US IPAs and Czech pilsners

Rise-up against the watery, wimpish beers you generally find on store shelves and produce your own ales packed with big, bold flavors

Every step of the brewing process is explained in detail, helping you on your way to becoming an assured brewer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781908170248
  • Publisher: CICO Books
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 815,810
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

From monk to punk 6

A brief history of beer 8

The brewing process 10

Essential equipment 14

Essential ingredients 18

The basic method 26

A little bit more brew science 30

Troubleshooting for beerheads 34

The Recipes

Chapter 1 Belgian Beers

Paters beer 37

Abbey beer 38

Amber ale 41

Golden ale 41

Blonde ale 42

Elderflower blond 42

Champagne beer 45

Dubbel 46

Trippel 48

Quaddruppel 48

Red beer 51

Flemish red 51

Saison 52

Christmas beer 55

Wheat beer 56

Spiced ale 56

Wildflowerwitbier 59

Blackberry witbier 59

Stout 60

Tafelbier 60

Chapter 2 British Beers

Bitter 63

Best bitter 64

Extra special bitter 64

India pale ale (IPA) 67

Pale ale 68

Light spring ale 68

Golden summer beer 71

Brown ale 72

Old ale 72

Mild 75

Dark ruby mild 76

Porter 78

Smoked porter 78

Stout 81

Chocolate stout 82

Oatmeal stout 85

Coffee stout 85

Barley wine 86

Scotch ale 86

Chapter 3 German beers

Weissbier 89

Roggenbier 90

Rauchbier 90

Helles beer 93

Bock beer 94

Doppelbock 94

Schwarzbier 97

Dunkles 97

Kellerbier 98

Kollsch 101

Hefeweizen 102

Oktoberfest 104

Chapter 4 American beers

Pale ale 107

Steam beer 108

Cream ale 111

Milk stout 112

Double stout 115

Pale lager 115

Amber ale 116

Golden ale 116

Summer IPA 119

Strong ale 119

Bourbon beer 120

Cascade ale 122

Citra special 122

Chapter 5 Fruit beers

Strawberry beer 125

Raspberry beer 126

Passion fruit beer 126

Cherry beer 129

Fig Beer 129

Peach beer 130

Blackberry stout 130

Chapter 6 Rest of the world beers

Pilsner 133

Viennese lager 134

New Zealand jade ale 137

Bokkal 138

Glossary 140

Equipment suppliers 142

Index 143

Acknowledgments 144

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