Extreme Brewing: An Enthusiast's Guide to Brewing Craft Beer at Home

Extreme Brewing: An Enthusiast's Guide to Brewing Craft Beer at Home


By (author) Sam Calagione


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  • Publisher: Crestline
  • Format: Hardback | 184 pages
  • Dimensions: 206mm x 257mm x 25mm | 885g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2012
  • ISBN 10: 0785829067
  • ISBN 13: 9780785829065
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 200,998

Product description

"Extreme Brewing" is a must-have book for aspiring home brewers who are interested in making their own specialty beers at home. There is no in-depth science to absorb and all the recipes are easy to follow and malt-syrup based, with variations for partial-grain brewing. "Extreme Brewing" is rooted in the brewing tradition of Belgium with a unique emphasis on hybrid styles that incorporate fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices to create unique flavor combinations. Not only will you learn to make delicious beer, you will also receive guidance on presentation, including corking, bottle selection and labeling. You ll be taught the basics of brewing ingredients and processes so you ll be equipped to start with the basic knowledge you ll need. There is an overview of the many general beer styles from ales to stouts and porters. This book contains tips on how to use all your senses to become a confident beer taster. Detailed information on food pairings for beer and cheese and even chocolate and fun ideas for themed dinners will allow readers to share their creations with family and friends."

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Author information

Sam Calagione is the founder and owner of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE, the nation's fastest growing independent brewery, and Dogfish Head Brewery and Eats in Rehoboth Beach, DE. His innovative style has earned him a reputation as one of America's most adventurous entrepreneurs and brewers. The Small Business Association has named him Businessman of the Year. He is the author of "Brewing Up a Business: Adventures in Entrepreneurship from the Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery." He has been featured in "The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, People, Forbes, Bon Appetit, " and many other magazines and newspapers. He lives in Lewes, DE.