The Kitchn’s Emma Christensen offers experienced and beginning home beverage makers an accessible guide for brewing alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented drink’s at home. Providing a wide range of simple, yet enticing recipes for Root Beer, Honey Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Sorghum Ale, Blueberry-Lavender Mead, Gin Sake, Plum Wine, and more, Christensen presents the techniques and tips in concise and easy to follow directions.
For making naturally fermented sodas or tending batches of kombucha or brewing beer in the smallest apartment kitchen, Christensen outlines the procedures for creating tasty drinks with basic equipment such as a soup pot, a plastic bucket, and a long-handled spoon. The missing ingredient required for success is the know-how.
Enter Emma Christensen’s book. Whether distilling a wide variety of projects from mead to kefir to sake to their simplest forms, every page, every recipe makes the process fun and accessible for home brewers. All fifty-plus recipes in True Brews originate from the same basic techniques and core equipment. Once the fundamentals are grasped, go ahead and experiment with favorite flavors and add-ins, the process is fun and easy to learn.
Covering a tantalizing range of recipes, including Coconut Water Kefir, Root Beer, Honey-Green Tea Kombucha, Pear Cider, Gluten-Free Pale Ale, Chai-Spiced Mead, Cloudy Cherry Sake, and Plum Wine, the fresh beverages created from the included recipes make impressive homemade offerings, hostess gifts, happy hour sensations, and will satisfy thirsty friends during festive occasions or at an impromptu visit.