ArticleSMaSH Brewing: Single Malt & Single Hop Most homebrewers begin their brewing hobby using beer kits designed by other brewers. These kits give a brewer a chance to get his or her feet wet, try some new beer stylesAlready a member? Log InWritten by Brad SmithYou'll Also Like Article FREE Munich Dunkel: The original brown lager of Bavaria Munich dunkel captures historical Bavarian brewing in a glass: Munich malt, decoction mashing, and clean, smooth lager character. Article MEMBERS ONLY Das Altbier: Germany’s old-school style Altbier is the famed beer of Düsseldorf that translates to “old beer” in English. But this old beer is nothing like an English old ale. Learn its distinguishing traits and pointers to brew one.