America's master home brewer shows you how to make the best beers on the world.
In 1996, the brewers of the world met the ultimate challenge:the World Beer Cup International Competition. More than250 breweries entered their finest creations in sixty-one differentcategories before an international panel of beermaking experts.Only the most magnificent examples of the brewmaster's artqualified for the top award: the Gold Cup. And now, you can tasteall these prize-winning brews -- at home.
Here's all you need to know to make five gallons of each Gold Cupchampion brew. Based on brewery data, lab analysis, tasting notes,and Charlie Papazian's quarter-century of home brewing experiencehere are recipes encompassing:
British ales, bitters, porters, and stouts Ale in the American, German, and Belgian styles Pilseners Premium, dark, ice, and dry lagers Bocks Light beers Malt liquors Herb, spice, and fruit beers e Non-alcoholic malt beveragesAnd much more.
Chock-full of information about the winning breweries, brewing styles andinternational beermaking traditions, Home Brewer's Gold represents thestate of the art in home brewing.The world's best beers, served up by America's greatest home brewer -- this book's for you!