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Russian Imperial Stout: Style Profile

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Russian imperial stout was one of the first beer styles that caught my interest. I remember tasting North Coast Old Rasputin as I read and reread the BJCP style guidelines for the

Brewing an All-Grain Beer

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In the previous chapters, we made our beers using malt extract for some or all of the fermentable sugars. In this chapter, we’ll brew a beer in which the fermentables come entirely

Brewing a Partial Mash Beer

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In the chapter on extract with grains brewing, you learned how to alter a malt extract wort by steeping specialty grains and boiling pellet hops. In this chapter, we’ll show you how

Brewing an Extract with Grains Beer

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This chapter builds on the basic brewing skills learned in chapter two “Brewing a No-Boil Extract Beer.” Here, you’ll learn how to use steeped grains, pellet hops and liquid yeast to modify

Brewing a No-Boil Malt Extract Beer

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Some homebrewers may want to brew an easy-to-make beer during their first brewing session to build their confidence before trying more complicated brewing methods later. Others may want to take the simple

What is Brewing?

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Brewing is the process of making beer — a fermented, alcoholic beverage made from grains. The most commonly used grain for brewing is barley, but there are others (including wheat, rye, oats

Dry Hopping: Adding Bright Hop Character

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Dry hopping beer is an age-old technique that is enjoying a great deal of attention in the current era where hop flavor and aroma can make or break a beer, especially hop-forward beers such as American pale ales and IPAs. We ask two award-winning professional brewers at the top of their game for advice and topics for homebrewers to think about when they approach a dry-hopped beer.

Brazilian Style-Catharina Sour Beer – mock BJCP Guidelines

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For those looking to learn more about this Brazilian style of beer, here is a mock BJCP guideline for Catharina Sour written by a Brazilian well acquainted with the style.

Methods of the Low Oxygen Brewhouse

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Two advocates for low oxygen brewing explain the theory and reasoning behind it, plus share best practices to limit oxygen exposure in the brewing process.

Big Batch BIAB

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Think brew-in-a-bag (BIAB) is just for small stovetop brewdays? Think again. Here is the equipment and other considerations to brew mega BIAB batches.

Crafting Your Own Belgian Abbey-Style Ales

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Trappist ales are as complex as they are sought-after. Get tips to brew your own Trappist-style ales from the homebrewers who won gold in the Trappist ale category of the 2017 National Homebrew Competition.

Saving Saison

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While saison is a Belgian beer style, it is rarely brewed there. Explore the history of saison and get tips to brew your own classic saison from a Belgian brewer who is trying to restore its popularity in Belgium.

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