The country brewer's assistant, and English Vintner's Instructor, in two parts. Part the first treating 1. The choice of Water, 2. Grinding the Malt, 3. Use and Nature of the Hops, 4. Instructions for private Families, 5. Brewling good Small-Beer. 6. General Instructions for brewing, 7. Mashing. 8. Cooling and Working, 9. Casking the Drink. Part the second Containing general Instructions for making English Wines, exemplified in a select Number of original choice Receipts for producing excellent Wines from the following British Fruits, Herbs, and Flowers: Grapes, Raspberries, Mulberries, Currants, Cherries, Gooseberries, Quinces, Damsins, Apricots, Elder Berries, Birch, Sage, Cowslips, Gilliflowers, Strawberries, Blackberries. To which are added, Two excellent Receipts for making Orange and Palermo Wines, With Instructions for making (after the most improved Method) Mead, Cyder, and Metheglin, The celebrated Irish and Green Usquebaughs, The admired Brunswick Mum (taken from the Record in the Town-House at Brunswick,) And the genuine Receipt for making Dr. Stevens's justly-famous Cordial Water. With an appendix, containing the Distiller's Assistant. By George Edmonds.

  • Edmonds, George, active 1769.
MDCCLXIX. [1769]
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London : printed for Isaac Fell, at No. 14, in Pater-Noster Row, MDCCLXIX. [1769]

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[2],134p. ; 120.

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ESTC T184256

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