Macro lagers aren’t the only beers that benefit from the addition of corn (maize). Learn how it can benefit homebrewers too!
A group in London is brewing with bread destined for landfills. Learn to make delicious beer while eliminating food waste.
This spring, if you live in maple syrup country, try swapping out your normal brewing water with maple sap.
Hemp seed can add a unique nuttiness to your homebrew. An experienced brewer shares his tips.
Learn how to properly add dark sugars to your homebrews.
This fall get adventurous by going nuts with your homebrewing and you can end up with unique, flavorful beers. Plus: four “seedy” homebrew recipes.
The Wiz is down on topping up with boiled water and discusses gluten-free beers.
Honey is sweet and brewing with it can be even sweeter. Two pros discuss adding honey character to your beer.
Which is better, extract or all-grain? The Wiz weighs in on this age-old question. Plus: wild yeasts.
Got gluten? If you brew with barley, wheat or rye you do. For sufferers of celiac disease, this crosses those beers off the "to brew" list. However, there are gluten-free grains - including sorghum, buckwheat, quinoa, rice and corn - from which beers can be made. Learn the techniques required to make your brewery gluten free. Plus: two gluten free recipes
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many brewers may want to brew a special holiday beer. Coincidentally, several ingredients found in typical Thanksgiving dishes can be used for making beer. Let our recipes for pumpkin old ale, cranberry zinger ale and sweet potato ESB grace your table this year.
How to blend a pale beer with a dark roast extract to build the perfect pint of stout.
Both corn and rice are used as starchy adjuncts by brewers worldwide. These adjuncts boost the strength of a beer without increasing its body. Corn and rice also dilute the protein content of wort. As adventurous homebrewers, there is another common starchy food we can use as an adjunct — potatoes.
Got a sweet tooth? If so, then the mere mention of sugar probably sends an anticipatory tingle through your limbs. Brewing sugars on the other hand play a role in beermaking that every serious homebrewer should learn. So relax, grab some Easter candy and discover how sugar makes for one sweet brew!