The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Third Edition

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Harper Collins, Jun 15, 2010 - Cooking - 432 pages
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Charlie Papazian, master brewer and founder and president of the American Homebrewer's Association and Association of Brewers, presents a fully revised edition of his essential guide to homebrewing. This third edition of the best-selling and most trusted homebrewing guide includes a complete update of all instructions, recipes, charts, and guidelines. Everything you need to get started is here, including classic and new recipes for brewing stouts, ales, lagers, pilseners, porters, specialty beers, and honey meads.

The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, third edition, includes:

  • Getting your home brewery together: the basics -- malt, hops, yeast, and water
  • Ten easy lessons for making your first batch of beer
  • Creating world-class styles of beer (IPA, Belgian wheat, German Kölsch and Bock, barley wine, American lagers, to name a few)
  • Using fruit, honey, and herbs for a spicier, more festive brew
  • Brewing with malt extracts for an unlimited range of strengths and flavors
  • Advanced brewing techniques using specialty hops or the all-grain method or mash extracts
  • A complete homebrewer's glossary, troubleshooting tips, and an up-to-date resource section
  • And much, much more

Be sure to check out Charlie's The Homebrewer's Companion for over 60 additional recipes and more detailed charts and tables, techniques, and equipment information for the advanced brewer.

  

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Contents

BEER HISTORY AMERICA AND HOMEBREW
5
Appendix to Beginners Section
35
Compendium of Ingredients
47
Water
76
The Secrets of Fermentation
103
Getting Your Wort Together
120
Beer Styles Table
150
Worts Illustrated
166
Alcohol Your Beer and Your Body
329
Making Honey Mead
332
Sour MashExtract Beers and Belgian Lambic
346
Growing Your Own Hops
352
TroubleshootingProblem Solving and Undesirable Beer
356
Tasting BeerPerceiving Flavor
363
Judging Beer
370
Formulating Your Own RecipesAdjusting Your Specific Gravity
372

Introduction to Grain Brewing for the Malt Extract
221
ADVANCED HOMEBREWING FOR
241
Proteins and enzymes Starch
255
Lets Get Practical
269
Lets Mash
280
APPENDICES
315
Kegging Your Beer
321
Kraeusening Your Beer
327
Treatise on Siphoning
375
Conversions and Measurements
381
Bibliography of Resources
383
Web siteInternet Resources
387
Acknowledgments
389
Index
391
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Charlie Papazian is the founder of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) and the Association of Brewers and the current president of the Brewers Association. The creator of the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup, he is the founding publisher of the magazines Zymurgy (for homebrewers) and The New Brewer (for professional craftbrewers). He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, Sandra, and daughter, Carla, where he still avidly homebrews lagers, ales, and honey meads.

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