A Traditional Brown Ale brewed with American Ale yeast.
Mr. Wizard on the business side of going pro.
Can Chuck Norris influence the quality of homebrews? A group of Bellingham, Washington brewers explain how.
Is there any good way to shorten the brew day? The Wiz explores the options.
Three US brewers discuss how they brew Vienna lager and share some advice for small batches.
Do you like brown ales? How about India pale ales (IPAs)? Then why not a brown IPA? Learn how to envision, formulate and brew a “fusion beer” — a beer that is made by combining the elements of two or more existing beer styles. Plus: two example recipes.
With the appalling state of the US economy and its trickle-down pressure on all of us average Joes (plumbers or otherwise), we as homebrewers are in a great position to maximize the frugal aspects of our hobby. But there is always room to tighten down the budget and get a little more homebrew for the dollar.
Bigger may or may not be better, but it’s a fact that high gravity beers don’t follow all the fermentation rules. Find out how to handle the big numbers.
Commercial Kölsch is really only Kölsch if it’s brewed in the German city of Cologne. Kölsch brewed at home, however, can be refreshing and crisp on a spring or summer day.
An Appalachian homebrewer shares his stout recipe, an all-ladies homebrew club and simple siphoning. Plus: the Replicator clones Summit Brewing Co’s Extra Pale Ale.
An Oklahoma homebrewer found a “really cool” solution to keep his fermentations at a constant temperature — building a glycol-jacketed fermenter. Find out how to build and operate his “Ultimate Chiller.” Did we mention it’s cool?
Is the economic news getting you down these days? Are you looking for ways to save money? Find out why putting more beer in your fermenters can mean more cash in your pockets. Plus: Money-saving tips from homebrew shops and a homebrew recipe combo for the frugal homebrewer.