Keep your mash temperatures constant by building your own internally heated mash tun.
The Wiz gives a sweet answer to a question on blending with a sour beer as well as some insight about mashing malts.
The odds are pretty good that you could brew a partial-mash beer today with your equipment and recipes.
If you achieve less than 100% of a brewer’s possible yield, are there not unconverted starches present in the beer that will cause a haze? Or are all the remaining starches insoluble?
The Wiz focuses on keeping things hazy and explains the good side of bad efficiency.
To mix your mash or not to mix, the Wiz stirs up some answers about mash mixing. Plus: battling evaporation.
Mr. Wizard gives advice to a new all-grainer.
The Wiz lets loose with his opinion on wort loss.
Is there any good way to shorten the brew day? The Wiz explores the options.
Do you like beers with a little tart twinge to them? Or would you like to acidify your mash without adding calcium? If so, you may want to think about sour mashing — the other sour brewing technique.
To get all the goodies from your grains, you need an efficient lautering system - find out how homebrew solutions stack up.
A single infusion mash is best for fully-modified malts — but when it comes to undermodified malts, you need to step it up.
Time is on the Wizard's side, because he knows what brew house practices are a waste of it. Find out how to trim time from your brew day. Plus: The facts for those who crave fantastic foam.
Want a cool, crisp, refreshing beer to drink when grilling or sitting around the pool this summer? Try one from our collection of 15 recipes, submitted by homebrew shops from across the nation.
Looking for a few summer brewing ideas? Check out some bonus summer recipes from homebrew shops across the US.
Which is better, extract or all-grain? The Wiz weighs in on this age-old question. Plus: wild yeasts.
Sure, the name of the magazine is Brew Your Own. But, just this once we're taking a step back and learning how to malt our own. If you want to take your brewing from grain to grass, here's how.
Even for all-grain brewers, malt extract has its uses. When making a strong beer or a large volume of beer, malt extract can substitute for mash tun volume (or boil time). Learn the equations to make expedient extract additions.