An experienced wine maker and judge draws on his life's work as a research scientist in anaerobic fermentation and the work of commercial vintners to provide this manual, which hopes to improve on standard winemaking techniques. It has been written for winemakers of all levels. All aspects of home winemaking are discussed, from the basic equipment to the Wine Clubs that are the backbone of this widespread hobby. The book concludes with a selection of over 50 recipes from the author and his friends.
Big Book Of Brewing
This classic book is for any really enthusiastic and ambitious home brewer - the person who wants to brew high quality 'true' beers that were long thought beyond the ability of the amateur. It brings to beginners and experts alike a simple method of 'mashing' for producing the finest flavoured beers, real ales, stouts and lagers from all-grain ingredients. It is the most advanced and comprehensive guide to mashing and brewing.
Real Ales For The Home Brewer
In this book you will find many homebrew recipes which will allow you, the craft brewer, to make superb real ales at a fraction of the price of those that are commercially available. With easy-to-follow instructions, both beginners and seasoned mashers can quickly start brewing classics such as Flowers Original Bitter, Belhaven Sixty Shilling Ale, Whitbread Best Bitter, Castle Eden Ale, Wadworth 6X and Marston Moor Porter. All the recipes are based on information supplied by the breweries which, combined with your own skill and quality ingredients from specialist homebrew suppliers, will virtually guarantee superb resulting ales.
CAMRA Brew Your Own British Ale
All of the authoritative advice and instruction from the third edition of CAMRA's Brew Your Own Real Ale in a new hard-wearing and lavishly illustrated format. Written by home brewing authority Graham Wheeler, the book includes recipes for contemporary, award-winning beers as well as classic beers no longer brewed commercially. Instructions for both malt extract and full grain brewing make this accessible for both novice and more advanced home brewers, allowing you to recreate some of Britain's best-loved beer at home.
Brewing Beers Like Those You Buy
A very popular title that reprints regularly, this book contains full instructions for making real draught ale, bottled and keg beers, lagers and stouts from around the world, all at a fraction of the price you would pay in a pub. Home brewing is now an established hobby backed by a mature industry that provides all the necessary ingredients as used by the commercial brewers. Many of the 107 recipes in this book have been adapted from information given by the breweries themselves about their particular beers, so first-class results are virtually assured. Beers replicated in this book include: Guinness; Carling Black Label; Worthington White Label; Thomas Hardy Ale; Greene King Pale Ale; Newcastle Brown Ale; Mackeson; Fullers ESB; Brakspears Special Bitter; Fullers London Pride; Eldridge Pope Royal Oak; Greene King Abbot Ale; Marston's Pedigree; Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Bitter; Theakstons' Old Peculiar; Wadsworth's 6X; Youngs Special Bitter; Stella Artois; Pilsner Urquell; Budweiser.
Home Brewed Beers & Stouts
Originally published in 1963, this was the first modern book on home brewing and was an instant success. Since then, the book has gone through many revised and improved editions and to date has sold 750,000 copies. This latest edition contains full instructions on how to brew fine beers and stouts of authentic flavour and strength. From palest lager to blackest extra stout, these are brews of which you can be proud. There is much more to the home brewing hobby than simply making up a kit; home brewers need to know the theory behind the techniques they use and how to devise their own formulations for any type of beer. This book is the ideal introduction to the subject.
Making Wine Like Those You Buy
In recent years there has been a rapid growth in the popularity of wines of all sorts. And although commercially produced wine has become less expensive, it is always a challenge to turn your own hand to reproducing the flavour and quality of commercial wines in your own home, using easily-obtained ingredients. Sauternes, Hocks, Moselles, Chianti, Madeiras, Champagnes and Liqueurs can all be made at home cheaply from easily available ingredients - are all possible with the help of this book. You can become a wine connoisseur on a shoestring budget!
Making Wine with Concentrates
This is the book for the winemaker who likes the ease and convenience of making wine from concentrates for those who enjoy wine but lacks the facilities to make it from grapes and other fruits. The recipes in this edition are formulated from concentrates which are readily available to make 1-2 gallon batches of wine. The book is the culmination of many years of work with concentrates from all over the world. Peter Duncan's vast experience and knowledge of the way wine can be made with concentrates is all here in these pages - this is the book that every winemaker who uses them will want to keep for ready reference.
First Steps In Winemaking
This book is universally known as the 'winemaker's bible'. Over three million beginners have been happily launched into the fascinating hobby of winemaking by successive editions of this practical guide. This completely updated ninth edition sets out in metric, imperial and American measures some 150 detailed recipes, all arranged in the months best suited for their making so that winemaking can be pursued all year round. Wines from fruit, flowers, vegetables, foliage and kits are all dealt with, and for the more advanced winemaker there are notes on making wines in bulk, showing wine and judging. First published in 1960, and with over three million copies sold since then, this book is an inspiration to all beginners in winemaking.
Home Distilling Handbook
"The book has been fantastic, I carry it like the Bible." Brett A. - Verified Purchase The Home Distilling Handbook was written for beginning distillers who want to learn the complete process of making high quality whiskey and other spirits. Clear pictures and concise instructions give you a complete understanding of every step in the process. The book includes a detailed list, with pictures, of every piece of equipment you need and instructions on how to use each. Use the book as a step-by-step guide to making whiskey and other spirits. Includes 16 proven recipes for making different kinds of bourbon, single malt whiskey, Irish whiskey, sour mash whiskey, moonshine, rum, and vodka. This book will teach you to make whiskey and other spirits or your money back!
Growing Vines To Making Wines
This book is a fully updated amalgamation of two previously published titles - Growing Vines (1972) and Wines from your Vines (1974). It is concise, yet detailed, and covers all aspects from planting the vines through cropping and vinification to enjoying the final product. The quality of English wine is constantly improving and this book will help the amateur to produce high-quality wine from home-grown grapes providing the right varieties are used and the simple rules followed.