Table of Contents
   How I Got Herep. 2
      Then and Nowp. 4
      The Limits of Simplicityp. 5
      The Place (or Lack Thereof) of Malt Extractp. 6
      Blueprint to Brewp. 7
      Beer 101p. 11
   An Inside Look at a Pub Breweryp. 14
   Building A Home Breweryp. 34
      Spacep. 35
      Utilitiesp. 36
      Equipment for the Draft Beer Systemp. 39
      Water Filterp. 45
      Malt Millp. 45
      Mash Mixerp. 48
      Mash/Lauter Tun and Hot Liquor Backp. 49
      Sparge Armp. 53
      Recirculation Armp. 54
      Grantp. 54
      Brew Kettle/Whirlpoolp. 54
      Burnerp. 60
      Heat Exchangersp. 61
      Cold Liquor Backp. 65
      Pumpp. 66
      Aeration Stone and Air Pumpp. 67
      Fermenting Vesselsp. 68
      Racking Arm, Transfer Hoses, and Fittingsp. 72
      Filtersp. 74
      Instrumentsp. 77
      Recommended Setupsp. 78
   Brewing Materialsp. 80
      Waterp. 81
      Malt and Other Grainsp. 96
      Hopsp. 102
      Yeastp. 105
      Clarifying Agentsp. 111
      Cleaners and Sanitizersp. 112
   Homebrewing Operationsp. 128
      Before You Startp. 129
      Before You Brewp. 140
      Brew Dayp. 148
      Fermentation Managementp. 168
      Filtration and Carbonationp. 173
   Advanced Techniquesp. 180
      Yeast Propagation and Culturingp. 181
      Lager Brewingp. 183
      Step and Decoction Mashingp. 185
      Bottlingp. 187
      Cask-Conditioned Beer ("Real Ale")p. 190
   Projectsp. 194
      Lauter Tun and Hot Liquor Backp. 195
      Sparge Arm/Recirc Armp. 210
      Grantp. 216
      Two-Stage Heat Exchangerp. 217
      Thermowellp. 221
      Pump Speed Controlp. 223
   A Handful of Recipesp. 226
   Appendixp. 252
      Infusion Rinsing ("Batch Sparging")p. 252
      Resourcesp. 255
   Indexp. 261