A veritable feast of ideas, concepts, history, illustrations and… several of the most intensely original recipes ever formulated. A whopping 90 tasty and tastefully devised beer recipes ranging from “session” beers to stronger styles, Belgian ale’s to the 12 beers of Christmas populate Radical Brewing. Special emphasis is given to brewing with herbs, spices, fruit... and the kitchen sink.
Beginning with an historical primer and timeline for the development of beer from Babylon to today, the author offers the basics on tasting techniques, an overview of brewing, hops, yeast, malts and basic advice for not screwing the beer up. The text even includes a special chapter on assembling a brew house. For home brewers interested in creating unique and flavorful beers, don’t brew radical without Randy Mosher’s heavily researched and accessible book.