ArticleBrewing with Crystal MaltsLearn about how to use crystal malts to get the right color and flavor range in your next homebrew.Already a member? Log InWritten by Terry FosterYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Regional Retro Beers Learn about how to use crystal malts to get the right color and flavor range in your next homebrew. Already a member? Log In Article FREE Beyond the Barrel Barrel-aged beers are wonderful, but barrels are also expensive, time-consuming, and take up a lot of space. With the wide array of oak alternatives available, they are also unnecessary. Explore the alternatives to barrels.