More than 175 original beer recipes including magnificent pale ales, ambers, stouts, lagers, and seasonal brews, plus tips from the master brewers
Author: Maura Kate Kilgore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Great beers to make at home, including more than 175 original beer recipes ranging from magnificent pale ales to ambers, stouts, lagers, and seasonal brews, plus tips from master brewers. If you’re into homebrewing, then you know that you can never have enough recipes. The Homebrewer’s Recipe Guide will slake your thirst for more than 175 different beers in a variety of styles, whether you prefer a classic lager, a brown ale, a fruity brew, or a flavored stout. Among the original recipes are: -Any Pub in London Bitter, a classic ale with a strong hop flavor -Viennese Spiced Porter, a rich creamy porter with a hint of vanilla -Golden Pils, a beer less dry than the classic pilsner -Holiday and seasonal beers like Firecracker Red (with its cinnamon kick), the Great Pumpkin Ale, and Holiday Prowler Beer—the perfect gift -Brewery Copycats—re-create your favorite tastes -Foods featuring homebrew as an ingredient, like Red-Hot Rack of Ribs, Frijoles Borrachos, and classic Oatmeal Beer Bread Rich quotations from Hemingway, Shakespeare, Joyce, and others celebrate memorable libations, special drinking spots, and other bits of beer and tavern lore and legend. Created by experienced homebrewers and filled with helpful tips, The Homebrewer’s Recipe Guide is a must-have reference for both novice and expert alike.
Techniques, Traditions, and Homebrew Recipes for 26 of the World’s Classic Beer Styles, from Czech Pilsner to English Old Ale
Author: Jeff Alworth
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Best-selling author Jeff Alworth takes serious beer aficionados on a behind-the-scenes tour of 26 major European and North American breweries that create some of the world’s most classic beers. Learn how the Irish make stout, the secrets of traditional Czech pilsner, and what makes English cask ale unique by delving deep into the specific techniques, equipment, and geographical factors that shape these distinctive styles. Contemporary brewers carrying on their traditions share insider knowledge and 26 original recipes to guide experienced homebrewers in developing your own special versions of each style.
If you’ve ever complained about a watered-down tasting glass of lager, wondered just what is causing that certain flavor in your favorite porter, or lamented the price of your favorite craft beer, then it might be time to try perfecting your own brew at home. Whether you’re an established beer snob or just want to try your hand at homebrewing, The Homebrewer’s Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to get started in this increasingly popular hobby. Teaching you all about beer and the few very simple components required to make it—malted barley, hops, yeast, and water—this comprehensive guide includes An overview of the brewing process Detailed explanations of extract, partial-mash, and all-grain brewing The best equipment for each process and methods for cleaning and sanitizing Suggestions on how to correct batches with off-flavors and aromas How to make bottling your beer easy A full glossary And much more Matthew Schaefer uses his years of expertise to show you how to control the nuances of flavor, body, and aroma, to craft your perfect bottle of beer. Whether brewing to share it with friends and family, or simply for the beautiful craft of the process, this book will guide you start to finish in making a great-tasting beer. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
An Insider's Guide to the Art and Craft of Beer Brewing, Taught by the Masters
Author: Greg Koch
Publisher: Quarry Books
Drink up and pay homage to your favorite hobby—craft brewing beer, ciders, and meads—alongside the legends, innovators, and rising stars of the beer world! In The Brewer’s Apprentice, you get incomparable behind-the-scenes access to the craft brewing world, along with tutorials on everything from mastering the perfect pour to designing a world-class IPA. This illustrated handbook escorts you through the steps of the brewing process and offers a unique curriculum that supports and enhances your knowledge of brewing basics. Inside, you'll find: - 18 world-class brewers, including Vinnie Cilurzo (Russian River), Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head) and Ken Grossman (Sierra Nevada) as they share their expertise in vivid, engaging interviews - Advice on sourcing the best hops, barley, wheat, and more; farm-to-table and seasonal brewing - Strategies for setting up your homebrewing workshop to master brewing chemistry 101 - Methods for tinkering with nontraditional ingredients and extreme brews - Techniques for brewing mead, sour ales, and cider
The homebrewer's bible—everything you need to know to brew beer at home from start to finish, including new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, beer kit tips, and more—from the master of homebrewing The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is the essential guide to understanding and making a full range of beer styles, including ales, lagers, stouts, pilseners, dubbels, tripels, and homerun specialty beers and meads. Everything to get started is here: the basics of building a home brewery, world-class proven recipes, easy-to-follow brewing instructions, and the latest insights in the art and science of brewing. Master brewer Charlie Papazian also explains the history and lore of beer, reveals the technology behind brewing, and shares countless tips on how to create your own original ales and lagers. This completely revised and updated edition includes: An expanded and updated Beer Styles and Homebrew Recipe Formulation chart with easy-to-understand descriptions of key flavor and aroma characters Ingredient information for fifty-three beer styles A list of more than seventy-five beer types describing strength, hop aroma, bitterness, flavor, color, sweetness, and alcohol percentage Expanded chart on sixty-eight hop varieties, descriptions, and uses Eighty brand-new and revised favorite beer and mead recipes Beer kit tips Key information about using and understanding hops Revealing reasons why homebrew is the best . . . and much more! Paired with the newly revised Homebrewer's Companion, Second Edition, this book will transform you from beginning brewer to homebrewing expert.
“The Italian word for Chutzpah is audacia, but it might as well be Sam Calagione.” —Forbes magazine “Let one of the beer industry’s most irrepressible brewers lead you to extremes in your kitchen. Do try this at home—you’ll be glad you did.” —Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter, author of World Guide to Beer “Should inspire nonbrewing beer fans to start brewing and homebrewers or commercial brewers to push the envelope a bit.” —Northwest Brewing News “Extreme Brewing is not just about radical brewing, it is about appreciating and living great beers.” —Ale Street News “Finish Extreme Brewing and you will be a better-informed homebrewer than most amateurs are.” —Mid-Atlantic Brewing News Sam Calagione’s authoritative primer Extreme Brewing, long required reading for any serious homebrewer, is now revised and expanded. Inside Extreme Brewing, Deluxe Edition, you'll find: —Recipes for homemade beers that are among the most exciting and exotic today: Double IPA, Punkin’ Porter, Belgian Brown Ale, and more than 30 other unique concoctions —14 additional recipes that are new to this edition, including the Coffee & Cream Stout and the Smokin’ Cherry Bomb —Step-by-step instructions and insider tips for making recipes that expand the definition of great beer —Tips on presentation and food pairings, recipes for beer-infused dishes, and fun ideas for beer-themed dinners that let you share your creations with family and friends
Beer Recipe and Brew Day Log with Key References on Grains, Yeast, Hops, Pitch Rates, Mash Steps and More
Author: Steve Smith
This journal allows the homebrewer to log up to 50 different brew day recipes & also provides valuable references on grain profiles, yeast profiles, hops profiles, pitch rates, mash steps, beer style profiles & more! This valuable brew day recipe log has been created by a homebrewer, for homebrewers! Every homebrewer knows that logging the details of a recipe & brew day is key to creating a quality beer, that is repeatable next time around. While electronic programs provide homebrewers with great recipe creating resources, they don't always replace the convenience & accessibility good old pen & paper. Let's face it, we don't all have computers in our garage, backyard, basement or wherever else one brews. The recipe logs are suitable for all-grain & extract brewers alike. The fill in the blank format is laid out in a brewer friendly format & the spaces are large enough to fit regular handwriting. Unlike many other journals, this journal addresses every point of detail that a brewer would want to track; nothing is left off & there is plenty of room for writing all your specifics & related notes. Each recipe log includes space for the following information: - Beer/ Recipe Name - Beer Style - Batch Size - Batch Type - Total Water - Boil Time - Est. Efficiency - Est. ABV - Target Original & Final Gravities - Color/ SRM & IBUs - Grain/ Extract List (weights, type, lovibond & % of bill) - Mash Process (steps, temperature & time) - Boil Process ( weights, hop/ ingredient additions, AAs, IBUs & time) - Gravity & Volume Readings (pre-boil, post-boil, bottling/kegging) - Yeast (type, amount & starter size) - Fermentation ( dates, steps, temperatures, additions & time) - Kegging/ Bottling (volume, dates, carbonation) - Water & Additive Notes - Brewing & Fermentation Notes - Tasting Notes - Other Notes & Comments This journal doesn't stop there though, it also provides key references at the fingertips of the homebrewer. These references are as follows: - Grains: profiles of over 40 different types of grains - Yeast: profiles of over 150 different strains of yeast; including those from Wyeast, White Labs & Omega - Hops: profiles of over 90 different hops varieties - Pitch Rates: table illustrating target yeast pitch rates by starting gravity - Starter Recipe & anticipated cell counts based on starter size - Mash Steps: descriptions of key mash steps, reasons for conducting such steps & target temperature - Water mineral guide - ABV & Brix to Specific Gravity calculations -Beer style profiles, giving insight & ingredient considerations for your brews