Your Next Skill: Home Brewing 101
Below you'll find books that will help you get started with home brewing. You'll also find a link to the Washington Home Brewers Association. From beer and wine, cider and mead, to soda and kombucha, there's a little bit for any of your interests. Happy brewing!
In this step-by-step guide, beer and brewing expert Ted Bruning shows how easy it can be to make your own beer, wine and cider with just basic equipment and a few key skills. Made without the unnecessary chemicals and additives added to shop-bought drinks, the beverages featured in this book will appeal to anyone seeking a more self-sufficient lifestyle.
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Simple Homebrewing reduces complicated steps for making beer and returns brewing to the fundamentals. A guide for brewing extract to all-grain batches, recipe design, small-batch brewing, and ideas on how to make technology work for you. Simple Homebrewing features fun and expert advice for brewers of all levels.
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The Homebrewer's Garden
Simple instructions from experts Joe and Dennis Fisher guide you through every step of the process, from setting up your first hop trellis to planting and caring for your herbs, harvesting and drying them, malting grain, and brewing more than 25 recipes specifically designed for homegrown ingredients. This fully updated second edition includes a new section featuring color photography of the plants, expanded information on growing hops in small spaces, innovative trellising ideas, an expanded section on malting, new profiles of prominent grower/brewers, and up-to-date information on grain-growing best practices.
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An accessible homebrew guide for alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented drinks, including beer, mead, soda, kefir, kombucha, hard cider, sake, and fruit wines.
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The Complete Joy of Homebrewing
Charlie Papazian, master brewer and founder and president of the American Homebrewer's Association and Association of Brewers, presents a fully revised edition of his essential guide to homebrewing. This third 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, ales, lagers, pilseners, porters, specialty beers, and honey meads.
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In this do-it-yourself guide, Scott Mansfield makes a grand tradition accessible for today's enthusiasts. Beginners will welcome his tips for getting started inexpensively with everyday materials, and experienced hobbyists will be inspired by recipes for longtime favorites and forgotten delights.
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Washington HomeBrewers Association (WAHA)
This organization and site is devoted to promoting and coordinating the homebrewing movement in Washington. On this site you can find valuable information on learning about homebrewing, locating local homebrewers, clubs and stores, becoming a beer judge, improving our state's homebrewing laws, and finding what else is going on in Washington homebrew.View Washington HomeBrewers Association (WAHA)