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Using spent grains as an ingredient to bake with is a great way to reduce waste by reusing a brewing byproduct while also enhancing the flavor of food recipes. Learn the process of how to make spent grain flour, tips for substituting it into your favorite cooking recipes, and also find five new recipes to make after your next brew day.

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Big Club Brew

Every February, the PA Alers Homebrew Club based in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna Valley, holds its annual Big Brew. This is our club’s marquee event — a gathering to brew a single recipe and

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While sometimes derided among lovers of traditional beer styles, the fact is that pastry stouts are popular and for a reason . . . they can be delicious. Find out what it takes to brew one yourself.

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Ice, Ice Cider

I had my first encounter with ice cider in a seminar at the 2014 Homebrew Con and made my first batch that fall. At the time, there wasn’t much information about it in

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Get the latest homebrewing and beer related news, products, and upcoming events.

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A longtime icon in the homebrewing world, Jamil Zainasheff and his wife opened Heretic Brewing Co. in 2010. Having recently sold the brewery, Jamil is once again finding his homebrewing roots.

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Thanksgiving in a Mug

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.

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Homebrew Brined Turkey

Put more homebrew on your holiday table by preparing your Thanksgiving turkey with homemade beer.

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Pumpkin beers get a bad rap nowadays. I think it’s a natural backlash to over-exposure, since they went from a highly-anticipated fall seasonal beer to a faddish trend about ten years ago.

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Table beers (beers under 3% ABV) present challenges that are not often a problem in stronger beers. Delve into the world of table beers and what it takes to brew a low-ABV beer worth having a spot on your tap list (or dinner table).

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This holiday season give the gift of beer! Check out all of the great beer gear on the next few pages for some gift ideas for friends and family or make your own homebrew holiday wishlist…

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Batch Sparging Basics

For homebrewers first getting into all-grain brewing, the terminology, technology and wide variety of methods can be confusing. Simplifying the process, especially for the first few all-grain batches, is important. All of

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When substituting bittering hops, how important are the hop characteristics? It would seem that the boiling of the hops destroys most everything except the desired bitterness. Also, the hop substitution guide lists Northern Brewer as a substitute for Perle but not the reverse. Can you clarify this for me?

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