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Wisdom for home brewers : 500 tips & recipes for making great beer
Bruning, Ted.
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Publication Information:
Newton, CT : The Taunton Press, [2014]
Physical Description:
288 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"This book is a collection of 500 brewing tips plus basic recipes for different kinds of beer, with practical instruction for beginners with more detailed, obscure, and even a little surprising information for those who've been at it for years"--
General Note:
Includes index.
Getting started -- Equipment -- Malt and other fermentables -- Hops and other flavorings -- Mashing and boiling -- Fermentation and maturation -- Bottling and kegging -- Control and troubleshooting -- The transition brewery -- Beer styles and recipes.
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Central Library TP570 .B86 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Pour over expert advice. Wisdom for Home Brewers: 500 Tips for Making Great Beer offers professional tips and basic recipes for making beer from Ted Bruning, an award-winning beer and brewery writer. The tips are divided into 10 chapters covering everything from equipment and ingredients to troubleshooting and storage.

Know Your Beer First Steps Advanced Equipment Facilities & Suppliers Beer Styles Know Your Ingredients: Malt and Hops Brewing Processes Troubleshooting Packaging and Storage

Artisanal craft beer brewing is creative, fun and rewarding! Not only will you enjoy learning all about the art of home brewing, and gain essential information for the more advanced brewer; but you will truly enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Do-it-Yourself-Production. Source local ingredients, experiment with blending styles and, best of all, make your very own satisfying and delicious beer. Novices and experienced brewers will love the essential tips accompanied by simple annotated diagrams and charming, specially commissioned linocut prints by printmaker Melvyn Evans.

Get started with simple $50 kits Follow no-fuss-no-muss recipes Enjoy expert tips for the more advanced DIYers

1 million Americans are home brewing. For the first time since before Prohibition, home brewing is legal in all 50 states. Now you can cook up community sample swaps, competitions, and in some cases small-scale production at pubs. Give this charming book as a gift or use it as your must-have sourcebook.

Author Notes

Ted Bruning is an award-winning beer and brewery writer who has been writing on the topic for over 20 years. He spent 13 years working on the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) membership newspaper and was the editor of CAMRA's What's Brewing for 8 years. He wrote the books Historic Pubs of London and Historic Inns of England , the latter of which won the British Beer Writers' Guild Silver Tankard in 2000. He is also the author of Home Brewing: A guide to making your own beer, wine and cider (published by the National Trust) and The Microbrewers' Handbook (which is now in its fourth edition).

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