A thoroughly practical guide to making wine, beer, cider, and infusions at home.
In this compact, handsome guide, the inimitable John Wright details exactly how easy—and fun—it is to brew beer, wine, cider, herbal spirits, and fruit liqueurs at home, with ample information, tips, and recipes for novice and advanced homebrewers alike. Each section starts with an introduction to essential techniques and methods, before sharing more than 75 recipes for delicious beverages like sparkling elderflower wine, mead, cherry plum wine, lager, blackberry whiskey, and mulled cider—with a hangover cure thrown in for good measure. With an introduction from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, full-color photographs throughout, and an authoritative, witty author leading the way, The River Cottage Booze Handbook is the ultimate modern homebrewer's book.
About the Author
JOHN WRIGHT is the author of the River Cottage Handbooks Mushrooms, Edible Seashore, and Hedgerow. As well as writing for national publications, he often appears on the River Cottage television series in the UK.