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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby boff » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:17 pm

This book is currently £3 from Amazon ordered my copy yesterday got it today. I think it's a bit of a bargain.
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby legion » Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:21 pm

A bargain at that price
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby daf » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:12 pm

Still my favourite book, and I have lots now.
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby rpt » Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:44 pm

I've done several of the recipes in this book (or based a brew on one) and they are excellent.
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby barry44 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:50 pm

I concur, i tweaked the 60 minute IPA to my preferred abv and ibu and made a belter of a brew.

Planning the EKG Smash, the black IPA and the milk stout in my forthcoming brews.
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby Cully » Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:18 pm

I find all the Dorling Kinderly food related books very good indeed. Their preserves one is amazing. I got the brewing one for 4 quid at The Works
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby TheEarlOfMarquis » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:52 pm

I bought this book having got back into all grain after a long break and I fancied trying something other than British Ale styles, all my other books are by Grahame Wheeler, great books also which got me started in all grain brewing.
I am currently brewing the Oatmeal stout and traditional Bock from this book which are looking very promising indeed. The book is easy to follow and a great read with photo's to make your mouth water.
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Re: Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes

Postby Jambo » Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:41 pm

Still use this book a great deal. As with many on this forum I buy my ingredients from the Malt Miller. I noticed recently that a great many of Greg's recipes from this book have been set up by users of that site to get the right quantities with a minimum of fuss (and cost and leftover half bags of grain!). Of course you have to double check them as maybe someone has omitted an ingredient that they already have a sack of, or even typos etc., but good nevertheless.

Anyway, I am surprised that only one or two are available as kits on the BrewUK site (owned by Greg), he's missing a trick here. If I owned that site and had written that book (and sold so many copies), I'd have a whole portion of the website set up to easily locate and order the ingredients for every recipe, maybe with a choice of yeasts (none also being an option).
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