Dave Miller's Homebrewing Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great-Tasting Beer

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Storey Publishing, Mar 14, 2012 - Cooking - 368 pages
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In this comprehensive guide to homebrewing, Dave Miller offers expert advice on the entire brewing process. With up-to-date techniques, simple definitions for unfamiliar terminology, and helpful diagrams demonstrating proper equipment layouts and methods, Miller includes everything you need to know to brew great-tasting beer at home. Clear enough for the novice, yet thorough enough to earn a home in the libraries of accomplished brewmasters, Dave Miller’s Homebrewing Guide is packed with useful information that will inspire you to take your beer to the next level.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 How Beer Is Made
4
3 Getting Started in Homebrewing
10
4 Malts Adjuncts and Sugars
28
5 Water and Water Treatment
50
6 Mash Methods An Overview
68
7 Equipment for Wort Production
73
8 What Happens in the Mash Tun?
84
23 Clarifiers Filters and Filtration Equipment
201
24 Clarification and Filtration Techniques
209
25 Carbonation
214
26 Beer Carbonation Methods
221
27 Bottle and CaskConditioned Beers
228
28 Draft Beer Equipment
234
29 Draft System Design and Operation
240
30 Bottled Beer and Bottling
245

9 Mashing and Lautering
101
10 Hops
113
11 Kettles Wort Coolers and Other Equipment
123
12 What Happens in the Kettle and Wort Cooler?
128
13 Boiling Trub Separation and Cooling
135
14 Yeast
140
15 Yeast Propagation and Maintenance
147
16 Fermentation Methods
155
17 Fermentation and Lagering Equipment
162
18 What Happens during Fermentation?
168
19 Wort Aeration and Pitching
180
20 Running the Fermentation
186
21 Maturation and Lagering
192
22 Beer Clarification
196
31 Cleaning and Sanitation
251
32 Cleaners Sanitizers and Cleaning Equipment
255
33 Cleaning and Sanitizing Procedures
260
34 Beer Evaluation
267
35 Troubleshooting
275
36 Beer Styles
288
37 Recipe Formulation
298
38 Recipes
305
Metric Conversions
327
Sources
334
Glossary
338
Annotated Bibliography
347
Index
351
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About the author (2012)

Dave Miller is the author of Brew Like a Pro and Dave Miller’s Homebrewing Guide, published by Storey in 1995. He was a brewer at Blackstone in Nashville from 1994 to 2008. During his tenure there, Blackstone’s beer won 14 Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup medals. In his retirement, he has returned to the world of homebrewing. He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Homebrewers Association.

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