The late George Fix will be remembered as a pioneer in finite element methods and phase field methods, and for numerous other contributions to numerical analysis and applied mathematics. He also distinguished himself as the chairman of three mathematics departments and as a caring adviser and mentor to graduate students and junior mathematicians. George had a second concurrent and distinguished career as a practitioner and scientist in the brewing of beer. His own home brews won countless regional and national sanctioned competitions, and he was named Homebrewer of the Year in 1981 by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). He wrote two books with his wife, Laurie, An Analysis of Brewing Techniquesand one of the Classic Beer Style SeriesMarzen, Oktoberfest and Vienna. In addition, he authored a scientific treatise titledPrinciples of Brewing Science, which has gone through two editions and which is a standard reference among amateur and especially professional brewers. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Recognition Award by the Association of Brewers in 1991 and the Ninkasi award by the AHA in 1997, the highest honors bestowed by these organizations at the time. He also served as a consultant for brewpubs and gave numerous lectures all over the country to aficionados of the brewing arts and sciences.
The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is the essential guide to understanding and making a full range of beer styles, including ales, lagers, stouts, pilseners, dubbels, tripels, and homerun specialty beers and meads. Everything to get started is here: the basics of building a home brewery, world-class proven recipes, easy-to-follow brewing instructions, and the latest insights in the art and science of brewing. Master brewer Charlie Papazian also explains the history and lore of beer, reveals the technology behind brewing, and shares countless tips on how to create your own original ales and lagers.
This completely revised and updated edition includes:An expanded and updated Beer Styles and Homebrew Recipe Formulation chart with easy-to-understand descriptions of key flavor and aroma characters Ingredient information for fifty-three beer styles A list of more than seventy-five beer types describing strength, hop aroma, bitterness, flavor, color, sweetness, and alcohol percentage Expanded chart on sixty-eight hop varieties, descriptions, and uses Eighty brand-new and revised favorite beer and mead recipes Beer kit tips Key information about using and understanding hops Revealing reasons why homebrew is the best . . . and much more!
Paired with the newly revised Homebrewer's Companion, Second Edition, this book will transform you from beginning brewer to homebrewing expert.