Brew Better Beer

Author: Emma Christensen
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607746328
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this colorful homebrewing guide, The Kitchn’s Emma Christensen gives you the keys to the brewery. Start out by mastering the basic styles, like A Very Good IPA and A Very Good Porter, then move on to inspired variations such as Centennial Dry-Hopped Double IPA, Campari IPA, and Smokey Chipotle Porter to discover which flavors, infusions, hops, and yeasts work best with each ale and lager. Want to brew a signature beer with your own personal stamp? Go wild with the “Make It Yours” suggestions and try tossing anything from cherries to chai spices into your brew. This handy manual also dives deep into the mechanics of brewing all-extract, partial-extract, and all-grain brews, and includes a big, beautiful photographic guide to brewing beer so you can see exactly how each step is done. You can brew small 1-gallon batches, perfect for apartment brewers and low-risk experimentation, or brew 5 gallons and have enough to share with all your friends. You’ll also be introduced to up-and-coming beer trends like rye malts, barrel-aging at home, sour beers, gluten-free beers, and Old World beer styles. Filled with inspiring recipes like Riding Lawn Mower Pale Ale, Maple Cider Dubbel, Finnish Juniper Rye Sahti Ale, Figgy Pudding British Barleywine, and Farmers’ Market Gruit, Christensen’s accessible approach will have you brewing better beer in no time. From the Hardcover edition.

True Brews

Author: Emma Christensen
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607743396
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This accessible home-brew guide for alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented drinks, from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn's Emma Christensen, offers a wide range of simple yet enticing recipes for Root Beer, Honey Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Sorghum Ale, Blueberry-Lavender Mead, Gin Sake, Plum Wine, and more. You can make naturally fermented sodas, tend batches of kombucha, and brew your own beer in the smallest apartment kitchen with little more equipment than a soup pot, a plastic bucket, and a long-handled spoon. All you need is the know-how. That’s where Emma Christensen comes in, distilling a wide variety of projects—from mead to kefir to sake—to their simplest forms, making the process fun and accessible for homebrewers. All fifty-plus recipes in True Brews stem from the same basic techniques and core equipment, so it’s easy for you to experiment with your favorite flavors and add-ins once you grasp the fundamentals. Covering a tantalizing range of recipes, including Coconut Water Kefir, Root Beer, Honey–Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Pale Ale, Chai-Spiced Mead, Cloudy Cherry Sake, and Plum Wine, these fresh beverages make impressive homemade offerings for hostess gifts, happy hours, and thirsty friends alike.

Make Some Beer

Author: Erica Shea
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0804137641
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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GLOBALLY INSPIRED RECIPES TO BREW AT HOME With the creativity behind today’s craft-beer revolution reaching all-time heights, both new and experienced brewers are looking to expand their palates. Brooklyn Brew Shop founders Erica Shea and Stephen Valand took a tour of the world’s most innovative and storied breweries and returned with thirty-three stovetop-ready recipes for silky stouts, citrusy IPAs, and robust porters, along with stories inspired by the global community of small-batch brewers. Now Erica and Stephen bring the taste of world-class beer into your kitchen (no matter how small it is). They share a German-style Smoked Wheat, an aromatic Single Hop IPA inspired by The Kernel in London’s Maltby Street Market, as well as recipes straight from the brewmasters, including an imperial stout from Evil Twin, Ranger Creek’s Mesquite Smoked Porter, and a Chocolate Stout from Steve Hindy, the founder of Brooklyn Brewery. Since beer is best with food, Erica and Stephen have also included recipes for a Farmhouse Ale Risotto, Spent Grain No-Rise Pizza Dough, Shandy Ice Pops, IPA Hummus, and more. With tips and introductory techniques to get you started brewing if you’re a first-timer, you’ll have world-class, small-batch beer ready to drink in no time.

Beer School

Author: Steve Hindy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118046234
Format: PDF, Mobi
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What do you get when you cross a journalist and a banker? A brewery, of course. "A great city should have great beer. New York finally has, thanks to Brooklyn. Steve Hindy and Tom Potter provided it. Beer School explains how they did it: their mistakes as well as their triumphs. Steve writes with a journalist's skepticism-as though he has forgotten that he is reporting on himself. Tom is even less forgiving-he's a banker, after all. The inside story reads at times like a cautionary tale, but it is an account of a great and welcome achievement." —Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter(r) "An accessible and insightful case study with terrific insight for aspiring entrepreneurs. And if that's not enough, it is all about beer!" —Professor Murray Low, Executive Director, Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbia Business School "Great lessons on what every first-time entrepreneur will experience. Being down the block from the Brooklyn Brewery, I had firsthand witness to their positive impact on our community. I give Steve and Tom's book an A++!" —Norm Brodsky, Senior Contributing Editor, Inc. magazine "Beer School is a useful and entertaining book. In essence, this is the story of starting a beer business from scratch in New York City. The product is one readers can relate to, and the market is as tough as they get. What a fun challenge! The book can help not only those entrepreneurs who are starting a business but also those trying to grow one once it is established. Steve and Tom write with enthusiasm and insight about building their business. It is clear that they learned a lot along the way. Readers can learn from these lessons too." —Michael Preston, Adjunct Professor, Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbia Business School, and coauthor, The Road to Success: How to Manage Growth "Although we (thankfully!) never had to deal with the Mob, being held up at gunpoint, or having our beer and equipment ripped off, we definitely identified with the challenges faced in those early days of cobbling a brewery together. The revealing story Steve and Tom tell about two partners entering a business out of passion, in an industry they knew little about, being seriously undercapitalized, with an overly naive business plan, and their ultimate success, is an inspiring tale." —Ken Grossman, founder, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Modern Cider

Author: Emma Christensen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607749688
Format: PDF
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"A fresh, appealing guide to brewing hard cider that makes everything from sourcing fruits and juices to bottling the finished cider accessible and fun, with recipes for basic ciders, traditional ciders from around the world, cider cousins like Perry, and innovative recipes that take ciders to the next level with beer-brewing techniques and alternative fruits"--

Microbrewing Science

Author: Christopher L. Brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781516518555
Format: PDF, ePub
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Have you ever dabbled in home-brewing, but your beer didn't turn out quite right? Or wondered what scientific factors are behind the awesome flavor of your favorite IPA or kolsch? This book unlocks the secrets of beer brewing with science! Microbrewing Science provides easy-to-follow instructions that will have you fermenting homemade beer in no time, plus the scientific knowledge behind the brewing process that will provide you the confidence and knowhow to produce tasty, balanced brews like a pro. Infused with science-based tips, tricks, and in-depth explanations, this book will help you avoid common home-brewing mistakes, so you can create draughts you're proud to share with friends and family. Based on his experience teaching an upper-division university course in brewing science, author and brewmaster Christopher L. Brown explains in detail the science behind the unique characteristics of various beer types, the importance of healthy yeast populations, sanitation and bottling, and the magic that occurs during the fermentation process. You'll learn how to use advanced, specialized brewing equipment if you plan to invest in a robust home operation, as well as how to use common household items to streamline the brewing process or whip up beer on a modest budget. Whether new to home-brewing or looking to refine your craft, Microbrewing Science will help you take your brewmaster skills to the next level.

Beer Craft

Author: Jessie Rymill
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1623360196
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Six easy steps to making world-class beer in your kitchen! Beer Craft by William Bostwick and Jessi Rymill is your guide to drinking the best beer you've ever tasted--by making it yourself. This kitchen manual has everything you need to turn your stove into a small-batch, artisanal brewery. Hone your craft by perfecting the basic beer styles, or go wild with specialty techniques like barrel-aging and brewing with fruit. Beer Craft is the ultimate modern homebrewing resource, simple and clear but packed with enough information to satisfy anyone making their first, or four-hundredth, beer. Master simple stovetop recipes for all your favorite styles, from pale ales and barleywines to fruit and sour beers Flavor your beer with spices, special grains, and a pantry full of deliciously unexpected extras like coffee, chocolate, and homegrown hops Create labels and bottle caps for your home brewery, and get inspired by retro designs of beers gone by Get pro tips on advanced techniques like barrel-aging and wild bacteria from interviews with brewers at Rogue, Sierra Nevada, Stone, and more of today's best craft breweries Learn facts from beer history, like recipes for ancient bog-myrtle and heather beers, the story of the great London beer flood of 1814, and even brewing advice from Thomas Jefferson.

Modern Homebrew Recipes

Author: Gordon Strong
Publisher: Brewers Publications
ISBN: 1938469178
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Craft beer is about innovation, discovery and interpretation. Homebrewing is about all that and more! As the beer scene evolves, so do the beer styles we know and love. In Modern Homebrew Recipes, Grandmaster Beer Judge and author Gordon Strong takes you on a guided journey of brewing discovery that includes information about some of the latest BJCP style changes. Following a primer on specific mashing and hopping techniques, recipe formulation fundamentals and how to adapt recipes to your system, Strong shares more than 100 distinctive recipes.Strong also provides specific advice and sensory profiles for each beer. Strong’s recipes are provided as-brewed, with delicious variations to get the creative juices flowing. Modern Homebrew Recipes is more than a book of recipes; it’s a book that sets brewers on the path to discovering what’s new in the world of homebrewing.

The Home Brew Handbook

Author: Dave Law
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
ISBN: 1908862467
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Rise-up against the watery, wimpish beers you generally find on store shelves and produce your own beers packed with big, bold flavors. Following the explosion of interest in properly brewed beer, The Homebrew Handbook is here to provide the knowledge to allow beer enthusiasts to make their own. Packed full of 75 recipes for everything from stouts and porters to IPAs, wheat beers and pilsners, you will learn how easy it is to brew your own beers bursting with taste. So whether you like a hoppy, crisp finish, or a biscuity, malty taste, you are certain to find the right beer for you. A comprehensive techniques section provides all the key information needed to get started, explaining the key ingredients and how they work together, plus the equipment you'll need and how to set it up in your own home. Soon you will understand the intricacies of full-mash brewing and be well on your way to making beers you can be proud of. And the aim is to encourage you to experiment, not reproduce beers you have enjoyed in the past, but to master the basic types of beer, then go on to produce your own. It's how some of the best microbreweries started, so why not follow their lead? Also included is advice from people who have started their own breweries, where they share a few secrets that will help you along the way.Dave Law has been at the forefront of the fight against tasteless, mass-produced beer; refusing to bow down to the bland and insisting on only serving beers produced by the finest microbreweries at his two London pubs. His passion for a well-made beer knows no bounds and shows in his own exquisite brews.A firm advocate of the self-sufficient lifestyle, Beshlie Grimes has been making beers, wines and other country drinks on her farm for family and friends for as long as she can remember.

Brooklyn Brew Shop s Beer Making Book

Author: Erica Shea
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307889211
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Book takes brewing out of the basement and into the kitchen. Erica Shea and Stephen Valand show that with a little space, a few tools, and the same ingredients breweries use, you too can make delicious craft beer right on your stovetop. Greenmarket-inspired and seasonally brewed, these 52 recipes include Everyday IPA and Rose Cheeked & Blonde for spring; Grapefruit Honey Ale and S’More Beer for summer; Apple Crisp Ale and Peanut Butter Porter for fall; Chestnut Brown ale and Gingerbread Ale for winter; and even four gluten-free brews. You’ll also find tips for growing hops, suggestions for food pairings, and recipes for cooking with beer. Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Book offers a new approach to artisanal brewing and is a must-own for beer lovers, seasonally minded cooks, and anyone who gets a kick out of saying “I made this!” From the Trade Paperback edition.