Detail View: Beer, Food, and Home Comfort: Domestic Collections at WMU: Complete Family Brewer, from the Family Magazine

Identifier: 
exws_FamMag
Title: 
Complete Family Brewer, from the Family Magazine
Alternative Title: 
Family Magazine. Selections
Creator: 
Atkyns, Arabella
Date: 
1741
Description: 
Selection from the eighteenth-century cookbook Family Magazine, includes the title page and pages 88-94, featuring the section The Complete Family Brewer. It discusses how to choose a good malt, hops, water, and brewing vessels. Mashing, brewing, and preserving beer is discussed in detail, followed by recipes for strong beer, China ale, “Alderberry-beer” or ebulum, and an improved, and excellently wholesome Purl, a wormwood ale.
Subject: 
Brewing--England--History--18th century
Subject: 
Cookbooks
Subject: 
Malt liquors
Subject: 
Beer
Subject: 
Ale
Subject-AAT: 
recipes
Time Period: 
Eighteenth century
Published In: 
Atkyns, Arabella. The family magazine : in two parts. Part I. Containing useful directions in all the branches of house-keeping and cookery. London: Printed for J. Osborn, at the Golden-Ball in Paternoster-Row, 1741
Language: 
eng
Source: 
Western Michigan University Special Collections
Collection: 
Beer, food, and home comfort: domestic collections at WMU
Rights: 
Public domain. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Digital Date: 
2017
Digitization Specifications: 
Scanned by Digitization Center, Western Michigan University Libraries using Hasselblad H4D-200 MS camera, processed in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Archival file is .tif. Item viewed as a LUNA BookReader object.