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Home Brewing Audiobook

Home Brewing: A DIY Guide to Creating Your Own Craft Beer from Scratch

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Home Brewing: A DIY Guide to Creating Your Own Craft Beer from Scratch is intended as a starting guide to home brewing beer. Beer has been around for hundreds of years, and its very early history was in the homes of beer lovers as they tried to create their own delicious drinks. As time has gone on, the process for making beer has been refined so that it can now be commercially produced, but that has not stopped hobbyists from continuing to make homemade beer just for the fun of it.

Because brewing beer is such a long and scientific process, each step of the way presents the brewer with new options and techniques that can be tweaked any which way to create new styles and flavors. The beauty of the craft beer industry and home brewing is that it allows for plenty of creativity and innovation, which has produced hundreds of different types of beer that all have their own unique flavor. As you get further into home brewing, you too can emulate these styles and maybe someday create your own.

This book begins with a brief history of the craft brewing industry and its impact on home brewing, then goes into detail about how to get started brewing beer within the comforts of your own home. From equipment to ingredients, we have provided full descriptions of everything you need. It is meant as a guide for absolute beginners, so we have gone into detail about what is known as extract home brewing, but even those who are interested in partial mash brewing and all-grain brewing will find a wealth of useful information. Though our step-by-step brewing process is not specific to any one kind of beer, we have also provided a guide to the different styles so that you can modify the steps, as you need. Whether you want to create your own India pale ale or pilsner, we have the answers.

©2017 Richard Altman (P)2017 Richard Altman

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    Hank tom 04-29-17
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    "INFORMATIVE GUIDE"

    Love this book! If you're a home brewer I recommend the read! Very informative and lots of knowledge to give................HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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    corneliusdavid 05-02-17
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    "Five Stars!!!"

    This book begins with a brief history of the craft brewing industry and its impact on home brewing, then goes into detail about how to get started brewing beer within the comforts of your own home. From equipment to ingredients, we have provided full descriptions of everything you need. It is meant as a guide for absolute beginners, so we have gone into detail about what is known as extract home brewing, but even those who are interested in partial mash brewing and all-grain brewing will find a wealth of useful information.

    Author has explained it very well in the summary itself he has told about the book by reading it only i got an Idea to listen this and i purchased.

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    veronica 05-02-17
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    What did you love best about Home Brewing?

    There is many interesting things in this book i love many things because there where many info's in this Book.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

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    Any additional comments?

    Though our step-by-step brewing process is not specific to any one kind of beer, we have also provided a guide to the different styles so that you can modify the steps, as you need. Whether you want to create your own India pale ale or pilsner, we have the answers.

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    joseph 05-02-17
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Home Brewing to be better than the print version?

    I really liked both the version and audio version is very good than print version.


    What other book might you compare Home Brewing to and why?

    No this is my first book of Brewing and i like this very much.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The whole book was totally Good.


    Any additional comments?

    in this book each step of the way presents the brewer with new options and techniques that can be tweaked any which way to create new styles and flavors.
    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

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    Bacon 05-01-17
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    "good to listen"

    New to homebrewing in the past year and found this book very informative and helpful in how I will approach this new hobby. What makes this book great, is the flow and readability that the author put into this. I couldn't stop reading and found the section on the history of beer and the process very enjoyable. I was right! Great book and would recommend it to anyone even at retail pricing!

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    Rimsha 05-01-17
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    "HIGHLY RECOMMENDED"

    I bought this for my husband who wanted to start making his own beer. Now my kitchen is full of home brewing equipment, and he spends more time making beer than I spend making meals. He frequently uses this book as a reference and says it is very good. He's had a lot of fun making his first batch and seems to be learning a lot.

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    ALFRIDA 05-01-17
    ALFRIDA 05-01-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Guide to Creating Your Own Craft Beer"

    This is regarded as one of the best books for home brewing. It is a must have on any home brewer's bookshelf. My only complaint is that it's an older book and probably needs an updated version. Also, it lacks information on the Brew in a Bag method. But, the information in this book is invaluable.

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    Cecelia J Wickham 05-01-17
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    "Excellent book"

    This should be your first purchase if you're looking to get into homebrewing. It covers everything you need to know to start your journey. Richard Altman does a great job explaining the intricacies of the brewing process in easily understandable terms. He also provides a vast amount of information on equipment, ingredients, and a section of recipes in the back to get you started. I always keep this book around on brew day.

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    EXTREMLY GOOD........... I have always been interested in homebrewing, but have always been daunted by the idea of how big the task is. This book helped not only inform me of all the various parts of hombrewing, IT taught a wealth of information.Highly suggested

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    Henry 04-29-17
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    "GREAT INFO"

    Lots of helpful information. Good for helping you get started with home brewing and makes it a fun activity to get into..........RECOMMENDED..........

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