In 1971, four British journalists, on holiday in Dunquin, Ireland, sat in Kruger’s Bar and hatched a plan. Reacting to the decline of traditional, cask-conditioned ales in British pubs, they formed the
On Friday, October 1, 2010, BYO Publisher Brad Ring joined a panel of homebrewing enthusiasts for a discussion about homebrewing on National Public Radio’s “On Point” radio show. Listen to the show
High-gravity fruit meads — or melomels — can be a tricky style to brew when starting gravities are often above 1.140. Learn the best techniques to brew and ferment your next melomel, as well as advice for choosing the best fruit.
Wine isn’t the only beverage that can get better with age. Here’s why (and how) certain beer styles evolve with time, plus tips and keys to make a beer worth cellaring.
The way in which craft brewers and homebrewers are utilizing their hop additions has changed dramatically over the last couple of decades. From hop bursting to hopstands, hopbacks to dry hopping, get in the know about all of the latest popular hopping techniques.
Summer is a time to brew lighter, more refreshing beers. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of styles that fit the bill. From 10 homebrew retailers, we share 10 easy-drinking and easy-to-brew summer beer recipes.
Hot summer temperatures can make chilling and fermenting more difficult, but with these techniques you won’t need to sweat it when things heat up.
“Denmark?” my wife asks, slightly incredulously. “Denmark,” I say. It was Valentine’s Day 2010 and my wife and I had just finished up a fairly extensive beer tasting of commercial offerings of
Often touted with pride amongst the brewing community is the fact that brewing is both an art and a science – well this veers well into the art territory.
These hop extracts roughly fall into two categories, those primarily intended to add bitterness and those where aromatics are the goal.