An ex-Green Beret, Leon came to Alaska in 1973. Assigned to the U.S. Army Northern Warfare Training Center at Ft. Greely where he met his wife Scottie. The crew now includes a son, Leon Jr. studying for a degree in Computer Science and an incorrigible little green bird named Jessie who "punctuated" almost every page of the draft book.
The aim of this book is to explain how to make all types of alcoholic beverages in an easy to understand and entertaining manner. It stresses the arts, not the science, steers you toward using wholesome natural ingredients, rather than chemicals and shows you how to make, rather than buy most of your equipment. It has an Alaskan Bush flavor by virtue of many of its tales and recipes, but the "how-to" information is universal and applies anywhere in the world.
Great book! Lots of great suggestions for easy brewing at home.Published 11 days ago by Theresa Tyler
If you are interested in distilling or want a good read on a cold friday afternoon (with a favorite whiskey next to you), this book is a good beginners guide to spirits.Published 1 month ago by Robert G.Walden
I've made beer, wine, cider, and mead before. If the section in this book on distilling is as far off base as the sections on beer, wine, cider and mead are off base, then it's an... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Del Favero
Really cool book, fun to read and very informative for the size of it.Published 2 months ago by naomi jones