A follow up to The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, this companion guide is for homebrewers who have mastered the basics and want to take their beermaking to the next level. The Homebrewer's Companion is now completely revised and updated with more in-depth information. Charlie Papazian covers all areas of the process of beer making and answers commonly asked questions that arise. The book includes detailed charts and tables, the latest techniques and equipment information, and 60 new recipes. Charlie Papazian has thousands of followers, including professional brewers throughout the world who view him as a visionary brewmaster. Charlie's laid-back style and easy-to-follow instructions have inspired millions to try their hand at homebrewing. The newly updated edition of the book will expand on the art and science of brewing beer, understanding and making gluten-free beers, and pairing beer with food, as well as cooking with beers.