Matthew Schaefer, "The Homebrewer's Handbook: An Illustrated Beginner's Guide"
ISBN: 1629146730 | 2014 | EPUB | 272 pages | 29 MB
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
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.