In an entertaining year-long devotion to the near-religious art of brewing beer, Ian Coutts sets out to make the perfect keg. This beer didn't start with a beer-making kit, which is what most homebrewers use. And it didn't rely on pre-roasted industrial malt, which is how commercial brewers do it. Coutts made his own malt, and he grew his own barley. Hops, too. Yeast, he went out and captured. And that's it. With this beer, the only additives were knowledge and history. There were plenty of adventures and misadventures along the way, but Coutts writes about them with humour and aplomb, proving it is possible to make the perfect keg of wholly natural beer in one year.So for my plot, I estimated I would have to dump about three hundred pounds of manure before I could start seeding. You could think of fertilizing, at least the way I did it, as a programming loop: take one late-model Honda Fit. Put down back seat, ... Back car down the narrow lane between a collapsing log piggery and the sagging gray plank out- building where Harold stashes his manure. (Well, his cowsa#39;anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Perfect Keg|
|Publisher||:||Greystone Books Ltd - 2014-04-25|