Ask eight brewers the key to crafting a great IPA and you will probably get nine different answers. One technique that is well-established in the professional brewing world but just recently gaining traction with homebrewers is hop standing or whirlpool hopping.
This stout boasts a dark roasty flavor and silky mouthfeel. Oatmeal stout. It’s the right thing to brew.
The Wiz gets on a roll discussing rolling boils and sets the record straight on mash pH.
Brewer Ben Roesch, as they say, came to a fork in the road — and he took it.
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The midwestern part of the United States has become chock-a-block with incredible breweries, but Great Lakes Brewing Company is easily near the top of that list in my opinion. Here was my attempt to re-create their Dortmunder Gold, a true standard in the field.
This was my attempt to pay homage to the beer that put cans on the craft beer scene, to which I will always be a faithful and loyal admirer to Oskar Blues Brewery and their Dale's Pale Ale. Now if only I could get my homebrew in a can to take with me skiing, canoeing and bike riding, I would be all set.
This was my third attempt to clone one of my favorite double IPAs coming out my home state of Vermont, Heady Topper from The Alchemist Brewery.
Some beers improve with age. Tips on what beers will keep and how to store them correctly.
The Replicator clones Rusty Truck’s Fender Bender Amber.
Exploring the fundamentals of modern homebrewing.
Section 1: Disorientation
Section 2: Wort Production (with malt extract)
Section 3: Wort Production (with malted grains)
Section 4: Fermentation and Conditioning
Section 5: Post Fermentation and Packaging
Section 6: Calibration and Conclusion
Section 7: The Library
Plate chillers are a compact form of a heat exchanger. Learn the ins and outs of how to use one.
What makes a beer suitable for cellaring and how should you approach storing it for the long haul? A guide to cellaring the beers you brewed to age.