What could be better than an enjoying a home-brewed organic beer? This new handbook book includes everything you’ll need to brew a variety of beers at home, from the equipment and techniques needed, to inside secrets from a professional brewer. John Parkes, an experienced brewmaster, explains how anyone can produce delicious beer with the help of just some basic equipment and a few key skills. Those new to home brewing will love the easy-to-follow instructions; adept home brewers will be delighted by the original recipes. Made without unnecessary chemicals and additives, the beers featured here will appeal to anyone seeking a more self-sufficient lifestyle—and they taste great! About the Self-Sufficiency Series: More and more Americans are becoming concerned about living a healthier land more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. Whether it’s moving to the country and starting over on a whim or just making city-living a little simpler and easier, the “Green” movement is changing the way we live our day-to-day lives. Skyhorse’s new Self-Sufficiency handbooks are meant to help—offering advice on what to do, how to do it better, and how to save money as well. This is a beautifully-illustrated series made even more beautiful because its goal is to help everyone live in a more earth-friendly fashion. 100 color illustrations.