For home brewers aspiring to create unique quality beers, Extreme Brewing offers versions of classic ales and lagers, but the recipe book accentuates the brewing of specialty beers created with fruit, vegetables and herbs and spices. Each recipe utilizes malt extract for simplicity of procedure, allowing brewers to create tasty beer in a less time-consuming manner.
Once the beer finishes fermenting, has aged properly and been packaged, section three provides the opportunity for the brewer to enjoy, The Rewards of Your Labor. Outlining the full range of presentation options, Sam Calagione discusses methods for packaging, such as cork and bottle choice and labeling. Beyond bottling choices, the author supplies recommendations for food and beer pairings and includes recipes for beer infused dishes. With myriad ideas for themed dinners, the book allows the brewer to enjoy and share the finished beer with friends and family.
Having earned a reputation as an exceptional recipe book, Extreme Brewing deserves a special place on the shelf of every home brewery and will prove invaluable as a resource for producing quality beer from batch to batch.