SMaSH (Single Malt and Single Hop) recipes are about as simple as they get. That doesn’t mean this technique is just for beginners, however. SMaSH beers are a great way for all homebrewers to evaluate new ingredients, while also having the benefits of an easier brew day and a way to use up ingredients that may be nearing expiration. Let’s look closer at why SMaSH brewing is such a great tool for homebrewers and how to get the most from it.
Written by Ryan Hansen
Issue: October 2023