DetailsCharlie Papazian, master brewer and founder and president of the American Homebrewers Association and Association of Brewers, presents a fully revised edition of his essential guide to homebrewing. This fourth edition of the best-selling and most trusted homebrewing guide includes a complete update of all instructions, recipes, charts, and guidelines. Everything you need to get started is here, including classic and new recipes for brewing stouts, pilsners, porters, specialty beers, and honey meads. This fourth edition also includes sections on getting your home brewery together, ten easy lessons for making your first batch of beer, creating world-class styles of beer (IPA, Belgian wheat, German Kölsch, bock, barley wine, American lagers, to name a few), using fruit, honey, and herbs for a spicier, more festive brew, brewing with malt extracts for an unlimited range of strengths and flavors, advanced brewing techniques using specialty hops or the all-grain method or mash extracts, and a complete homebrewers glossary, troubleshooting tips, and an up-to-date resource section.
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Author Charlie Papazian
4.6 / 5.025 ReviewsClassic brewing primerReading it I learned all I needed to start brewing. Then I went back to it and learned more advanced techniques. I brewed some of the recipes and from time to time still go back to it. It will always be useful to me.January 31, 2014Great book for the beginnerMy awesome fiance got this for me for Christmas. We've been talking about brewing our own beer and plan on when we get our own place. I've been reading this book to get a better understanding of beer and how its brewed. I absolutely love it and cannot put it down. Charlie has done a great job explaining everything in an easy to understand manner. I highly recommend this book for anybody who wants to learn to homebrew and for those who would like to get a better understanding about the science of beer and how its made! Great job Charlie!January 14, 2011My BibleBeen Brewing for 7 years. This is my go to guide. Living in the country I don't have a home brew group nearby. Charlie has become a guiding light. His wonderful sense of humor keeps you from getting too serious and reminds you to ENJOY!April 2, 2011Kickstarted my interest in brewingWhen I first thought about brewing....I was very unsure. After reading this book I felt like I had sufficient knowledge to start brewing and understand what was occurring during the brewing process. I highly recommend this for anyone THINKING about brewing, or actively brewing. _x000D__x000D_This book is filled with great information, charts, and lessons learned to making you an efficient and knowledgeable brewer.October 4, 2012a great book for those new to homebrewingPapazian's humor makes this an easier read than most other brewing books. He explains basic brewing technique and shares his experiences and mishaps making those new to the hobby aware of what to could and should happen. Numerous recipes that are easy to follow make this a fantastic book for novice brewers.November 27, 2012Must have!!!Anybody looking to brew must have this book. Charlie does a great job of educating you on how to brew, the science behind brewing, and makes it very entertaining. I've found myself reading this book at least 5 times through already and it never gets old. Always remember, Relax, have a homebrew!!December 7, 2012This is where I learned to brewWhat a great book for a beginner. It teaches everything you need to know about starting to brew. This book is filled with fun stories, recipes, good charts and great information. And it's fun to read.January 13, 2013#1 BookIf you have ever said relax have a home brew you are most likely quoting this book. It takes a fun easy going approach to making beer. You have both your techincal terms and slang used in the beer community. I recomend this for the novice to the more advanced, you might just find out something new.January 15, 2013The classic homebrewing bibleLike many, I first cut my teeth on this book. It is great for anyone who wants to learn how to homebrew!January 24, 2013Fantastic first bookThis book has great information for everyone from the begining brewer to the advanced brewer. Pretty dated but frequently find myself looking to reference various information._x000D__x000D_If you were to have only one beer book this is the one i would suggest havingFebruary 2, 2013
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