Against All HopsTechniques and Philosophy for Creating Extraordinary Botanical Beers

Author(s): George Heilshorn

Wine & Drinks

Are you a home brewer who’s tiring of the usual suspects, cycling through the same styles and flavors? Are you a professional brewer who’s cranking through the same catalogue of beers year after year, just adding more hops with each rotation? There might be a bit of salvation here for you.

Join brewer Butch Heilshorn and discover gruits: incredible botanical beers that were brewed throughout the world for most of human history. Butch provides techniques and approaches for the intermediate to advanced brewer to create these unique out-of-the-box brews. These increasingly popular beers use a wide array of plants, often local to the brewer, to delight palates and ignite imaginations. Butch’s philosophy espouses a practical reverence for the earth, a deep appreciation for the plants he regards as brewing partners and a decidedly anti-authoritarian streak, encouraging brewers to use his recipes as a jumping off point for their own adventures in botanical brewing—the ability to capture the essence of a particular time and place.



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Rediscover beer that goes against the grain and hops for unique flavours through ancient techniques reinvented for the modern craft beer brewer.

George "Butch" Heilshorn and his brother-in-law run Earth Eagle Brewings, a gruit bar, in Portsmouth, NH. He lives in Maine.

General Fields

  • : 9781624143793
  • : Page Street Publishing Co.
  • : Page Street Publishing Co.
  • : October 2017
  • : 22.90 cmmm X 20.30 cmmm X 0.00 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : George Heilshorn
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 641.873
  • : 144
  • : 100 colour photographs