The Complete Joy of Homebrewing

Author(s): Charlie Papazian

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Fully Revised and Updated, The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is everything you need to know to brew beer at home from start to finish including new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, beer kit tips, and more--from the master of homebrewing.

The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is the essential guide to understanding and making beer, from stouts, ales, lagers, and bitters, to specialty beers and meads. Everything to get started is here: the basics of building a home brewery, world-class proven recipes, easy-to-follow instructions, and the latest advancements in brewing. Master brewer Charlie Papazian also includes the history and lore of beer, the science behind brewing, and tips on how to create your own original ale.

This completely revised and updated edition includes:

  • An expanded and updated homebrew recipe chart: How to brew 53 traditional beers
  • A Beer Styles chart with easy-to-understand descriptions of key flavor and aroma characters along with homebrew technical data to make your own recipe formulations
  • A list of more than 75 beer types describing strength, hop aroma, bitterness, flavor, color, sweetness, and alcohol percentage
  • Expanded charts on 68 hop varieties, descriptions, and uses
  • Brand new recipes
  • Beer kit tips
  • Key information about using and understanding hops
  • Five secrets to fermentation
  • And much more


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Charlie Papazian is a founding president of The American Homebrewers Association (AHA), The Institute for Brewing Studies (IBS), and an organizer for The Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. Papazian is also founding publisher of Zymurgy (the magazine for homebrewers) and The New Brewer (the magazine for small, professional craftbrewers). He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife, Sandra, where he avidly brews lagers, ales, and honey meads.

General Fields

  • : 9780062215758
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : September 2014
  • : 152mm X 229mm X 29mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 641.873
  • : 641.873
  • : English
  • : English
  • : 4th edition
  • : 4th edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 496
  • : 496
  • : Charlie Papazian
  • : Charlie Papazian