Anyone who is interesed in home brewing, but never knew where to start, needs this book. Author's overall expertise and unique process of mashing makes the at-home brewing process very simple and easy to learn. Brewing your own beer is easier than you think with the simple "mashing" technique that produces the finest flavored beers, ales, stouts, and lagers For those who have always wanted to try brewing their own beer, but thought the methods were too difficult, comes this back in print classic from Dave Line, a pioneer of at-home beer making. Big Book of Brewing offers easy-to-follow instructions for his simple "mashing" technique that produces the finest flavored beers, ales, stouts, and lagers. Shedding new light on all-grain brewing, the author provides everything the you needs to know about equipment, and ingredients. You will also learn how to sterilize equipment, reasons for boiling, how to use a hydrometer, how to bottle, label and store beer, and much more. Additionally, the book includes many delicious beer recipes, like Line's "Pipkin" Pale Ale and "Black Beauty Special" Brown Ale. He categorizes them by simple and advanced beers, so any level of experience can find success. Line leaves nothing to the imagination, and with an outstanding sense of humor provides a truly comprehensive education to making beer anyone would be proud to serve.