Extreme Brewing, A Deluxe Edition with 14 New Homebrew Recipes

Extreme Brewing, A Deluxe Edition with 14 New Homebrew Recipes by Sam Calagione

An Introduction to Brewing Craft Beer at Home

Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781592538027
Publisher: Quarry Books
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“The Italian word for Chutzpah is audacia, but it might as well be Sam Calagione.” —Forbes magazine

“Let one of the beer industry’s most irrepressible brewers lead you to extremes in your kitchen. Do try this at home—you’ll be glad you did.” —Michael Jackson, The Beer Hunter, author of World Guide to Beer

“Should inspire nonbrewing beer fans to start brewing and homebrewers or commercial brewers to push the envelope a bit.” —Northwest Brewing News

Extreme Brewing is not just about radical brewing, it is about appreciating and living great beers.” —Ale Street News

“Finish Extreme Brewing and you will be a better-informed homebrewer than most amateurs are.” —Mid-Atlantic Brewing News

Sam Calagione’s authoritative primer Extreme Brewing, long required reading for any serious homebrewer, is now revised and expanded. Inside this deluxe edition, you'll find:

—Recipes for homemade beers that are among the most exciting and exotic today: Double IPA, Punkin’ Porter, Belgian Brown Ale, and more than 30 other unique concoctions

—14 additional recipes that are new to this edition, including the Coffee & Cream Stout and the Smokin’ Cherry Bomb

—Step-by-step instructions and insider tips for making recipes that expand the definition of great beer

—Tips on presentation and food pairings, recipes for beer-infused dishes, and fun ideas for beer-themed dinners that let you share your creations with family and friends

Sam Calagione is the founder and owner of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (www.dogfish.com) in Milton, Delaware, one of the nation's fastest-growing independent breweries, and Dogfish Head Brewing and Eats in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. His innovative style has earned him a James Beard Award and reputation as one of America's most adventurous brewers; he has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, People, Forbes, Bon Appetit, and many other magazines and newspapers. He lives in Lewes, Delaware.

Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781592538027
Illustrations: 125
Size: 8 in x 10 in x 0.625 in / 203.2 mm x 254 mm x 15.875 mm


Foreword by Ken Wells



Chapter One: Ingredients

Chapter Two: Equipping Your Home Brewery

Chapter Three: Making Your First Batch of Beer

Chapter Four: Components of an Extreme Beer

Chapter Five: Understanding and Enjoying Extreme Beer


Chapter Six: Extreme Ales

Imperial Pale Ale

Dark Star Licorice Stout

Blood Orange Hefeweizen

Ginger Saison

Tripel 'Round the World


Chapter Seven: Extreme Lagers

Imperial Pilsner

Peppercorn Rye-Bock

Molasses Marzen

Chapter Eight: Extremely Unique Beers

Punkin' Porter

Sour Cherry Ale

Big Mama's Barley Wine

Crandaddy Braggot

Port-Barrel-Aged Belgian Brown Ale

Dema-Goddess Ale

Chapter Nine: Master Brewers' Recipes

Mike Gerhart of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery


Wildflower Wheat

Adam Avery, Avery Brewing Company

Imperial Stout

Rob Tod, Allagash Brewing Company

Belgian Wit

Bryan Selders, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

60 Minute IPA

Indian Brown Ale

Raison D'Etre

Midas Touch

Tomme Arthur, Port Brewing Company

Mo Betta Bretta

Vinnie Cilurzo, RussianRiver Brewery

Hopfather Double IPA

Chapter Ten: Beer Pairings and Dinners

Beer and Cheese Pairing, Robert Aguilera

Beer and Chocolate Pairing, Garrett Oliver

Vid-Ale-Ya Soup

October 18, 2012
The term "extreme beer" is difficult to define. Is it high strength? Weird ingredients? Freaky style-mashups? Whatever extreme beer may be, Sam Calagione, author of Extreme Brewing, A Deluxe Edition with 14 New Homebrew Recipes, is the high priest of it. Read More.