A saving of twenty per cent A treatise on the brewing of beer, & porter, wherein is proved that one bushel of malt will produce a gallon of beer more than another bushel of an equal strength, although both malts be made of one sort or species of barley. In this work will be found some profitable and necessary directions to maltsters. Improvements in the brew-house, and brewing utensils. Showing the cause what makes hard and four beer. Directions for preventing bear from becoming four or foxed, even if brewed in the warmest season, also directions in what state to cleanse the bear, so as to have it fine without using any art or device whatsoever; and for the management of the beer in the cellar. Some observations in the choice of hops; proving that they are useful after they have been used in brewing. The different experiments are from twenty years practice. By E. Hughes. Some very useful and necessary directions to the publican who retails common Brewer's beer. Fourth edition, with an appendix; containing directions for making and drying of malt for beer and porter, from a new and improved method.---Assisted by a Maltster, of 30 years experience, with the necessary improvements on the kiln, for drying porter malt, &c

Main Author: Hughes, E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Uxbridge Printed for the author, and sold by T. Lake. Sold also by E. Newbery, St. Paul's Church Yard, London, and all booksellers in town or count[r]y 1798, 1798
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T172361. - Reproduction of original from Cambridge University Library. - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([2],vi,47,[3],14p) 8°