"Many ask me, 'What's different about The Homebrewer's Companion?' It's a book that I might have titled The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, Volume 2.
The information is 98 percent new information, including improved
procedures for beginning and malt-extract brewers as well as advanced
and veteran brewers. There are loads of new recipes and useful charts
and data that I continually refer to in my own homebrew recipe
formulation (I still homebrew about 20 batches a year). My theme
throughout is 'Keep it practical. Keep it useful.' I wanted to answer 10
years' worth of questions in this one volume. I did ... and I had fun
-- Charlie Papazian
Get the Most from Your Malt!