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This book is a sturdy guide to the world of fermented drinks. It will make an ideal addition to your drink-making library and become your go-to book when you want to quickly access information on a particular drink.  Those who seek an understanding of the chemistry underlying fermentation will also be rewarded.  The same fermentation process is involved in the production of non-alcoholic drinks, and we cover a number of those too.

This book is more than a good read though. It is intended to inspire you into action. Once you know more about fermented drinks you will be confident in attempting to make them yourself. Try using some of our step-by-step guides, or modify them to suit your needs.  When you get started you’ll be able to make use of the many benefits of fermented drinks, from financial savings to a sense of achievement. 

 

Table of Contents

Credits

CHAPTER 1 HISTORY, SCOPE AND NATURE OF ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

A Brief History
Trends in Beverage Consumption
Alcohol & Health
Global Wine Production
Global Wine Consumption
Global Beer Production
Global Beer Consumption
Good Quality Water

CHAPTER 2 THE SCIENCE: CHEMICAL & MICROBIOLOGICAL PROCESSES

Understanding the Science
Carbohydrates
Microbiology
Spoilage

CHAPTER 3 PROBIOTIC DRINKS

The Benefits of Probiotics
Kefir
Kombucha
Beet Kvass

CHAPTER 4 BREWING BEERS

What Can Be Brewed?
Example of a Commercial Brewing Process
Brewing Using Different Methods
Old Brewing Techniques

CHAPTER 5 BREWING CIDERS

Traditional Cider
Fruit Ciders
Making Apple or Pear Cider

CHAPTER 6 MEAD

Making Mead
Preparing to Make Mead
Ingredients
Making the Mead
Examples of Different Types of Mead

CHAPTER 7 WINE

What Is Involved In Winemaking?
An Overview of Some Winemaking Terms
An Overview of Winemaking Processes
The Importance of Yeast
The Fermentation Process in Detail
Red and White Winemaking
A Winemaking Method for Some Wines
Types of Wine

CHAPTER 8 SPIRITS AND FORTIFIED WINES

Distillation
Spirits
Spirit Groups
Liqueurs
Liqueur Groups

CHAPTER 9 NO OR LOW ALCOHOL BREWED DRINKS

Brief History of Non-alcoholic Drinks
Reasons to Choose Low or No-Alcohol Drinks
Alcohol Content
How to Remove Alcohol after Brewing

CHAPTER 10 OTHER VARIATIONS ON BREWED DRINKS: GETTING INVENTIVE

Mixed Drinks & Cocktails
The Art of Brewing
Getting Inspiration from Around the World

APPENDIX

Distance learning and online courses
E-books by John Mason and ACS Staff
Printed books by John Mason
Useful contacts
ACS global partners
Social media



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