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This book is for the home brewer who wants to brew high quality, 'true' beers using real hops and grains, rather than by using more easily-handled kits and powdered or liquid malt extracts.
A revised handbook for amateur brewers containing full instructions and 110 detailed recipes to recreate the flavour and quality of beers which are served in the pub - for a fraction of the price. Draught ales, bottled and keg beers, lagers and stouts are included.
This book describes how the brewing process works and the equipment you will need, before taking you through all the brewing seasons with over 80 delicious beer, wine, cider, perry and cocktail recipes.
This is a wonderfully imaginative guide to making the most of your delicious garden produce, from damson and marigold wines, through to honey mead and rhubarb cordial.
A comprehensive guide to growing vines in English conditions and making wines from the grapes produced. It covers all aspects of the hobby, including: growing; vine varieties; site, soil and spacing; pests and maladies; propagation; vintage; fermentation; stabilization; bottling; and storing.
Mead is an alcoholic drink made by fermenting honey and water with yeast. A glass of lightly chilled mead on a summer's evening is a splendid delight. This book can inspire you to take up this craft. It includes chapters on honey selection, mead-making techniques, and forty-two recipes for mead.
This new practical book on the craft of cidermaking explores traditional and modern approaches including a set of scaled plans for building an inexpensive robust cider press. Also included are instructions for apple pressing, step-by-step brewing and pasteurisation and cider-based food recipes.
Those new to home brewing will love the easy-to-follow instructions and the detailed explanations of the brewing process and anyone already adept at home brewing will be delighted by the original recipes. Made without unnecessary chemicals and additives, the beers featured here will appeal to anyone seeking a more self-sufficient lifestyle.
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