Brew Ware: How to Find, Adapt & Build Homebrewing Equipment

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Storey Publishing, Mar 9, 2011 - Cooking - 272 pages

Gear up with the right equipment and take the hassle out of homebrewing. Karl E. Lutzen and Mark Stevens guide you through the best tools for all your brewing needs, from DIY homemade versions of commercial brewery equipment to simple devices that make brewing easier and safer. Learn which gadgets and gizmos work best for measuring, mashing, bottling, kegging, and more. With the proper tools close at hand you’ll save both time and money, leaving you free to focus on enjoying your homebrewed beers.

 

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User Review  - Zathras86 - LibraryThing

As a beginner just getting in to homebrewing, I was hoping this book would help me make the most cost-effective choices on basic equipment and perhaps provide some neat ideas for assembling the basic ... Read full review

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First Chapter paid for the book on sources of cleaning chemicals. The subsequent chapters have got me thinking about my own brewery layout which is the whole purpose of the book. I have lots of brewing books but this one will be a frequent reread and ponder. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
1 The Home Brewery
6
2 Building a Home Brewery
17
3 Tools
34
4 Grain Mills
46
5 Mashing Lautering and Sparging
64
6 Brewpots and the Boil
86
7 Chilling the Wort
101
11 Growing and Drying Hops
201
12 Yeast Culturing
210
Afterword
227
Building a Motorized Mill
229
Metric Conversion
239
Suppliers
240
Glossary
245
Further Reading
250

8 Fermenters
123
9 Bottling
157
10 Kegging
182

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About the author (2011)

Co-author of three Storey books, Karl F. Lutzen is also an editor of the on-line public domain recipe collections, Cat's Meow I, II, III. His Storey books include Homebrew Favorites and More Homebrew Favorites.

Co-author of three Storey books, Mark Stevens is also an editor of the on-line public domain recipe collections, Cat's Meow I, II, III. His Storey books include Homebrew Favorites and More Homebrew Favorites. Mark is a technical writer who is a member of the American Homebrewers Association and the Beer Judge Certification Program. His articles have appeared in All About Beer magazine.

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