For the two million people trying to brew beer or ale that meets the quality of the popular microbrews, here's a book that goes beyond the basics and gives practical, expert advice on how to craft a truly distinctive brew. The popular success of microbrews is motivating more homebrewers to strive for that perfect quaff. Readily available equipment, well-stocked brewery supply stores, and dozens of web sites and publications have helped turn many a basement or kitchen into a mini-brewery. Now there's a book that goes beyond the basics and gives practical, expert advice on how to craft a truly distinctive brew. Secrets from the Master Brewers introduces sixteen award-winning brewers and their art. Each offers invaluable tips on their area of expertise, whether it be which hops to use, how to combine malts, handle yeast, or how to brew a certain classic style, plus their own homebrew recipes. In addition, the authorsawhose Homebrewers Recipe Guide was selected by Food a Wine as one the Best Beer Books of 1997apresent thirty-five of their own new recipes, plus a short guide to equipment upgrades.aI loaded everything I could possibly fit into my Volkswagen van. Technically, all of it belonged to the insurance company, but the insurance rep on the site said, a#39; Well, whatevera#39;s not here in the morning, we wona#39;t have to take to the dump.
|Title||:||Secrets from the Master Brewers|
|Author||:||Paul Hertlein, Maura Kate Kilgore, Patrick Higgins|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 1998-10-06|