Beer Style: Specialty Beer Family

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Smocadh (Bamberg-style rauchbier)

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This rauchbier recipe is courtesy of my brewing partner, Fernando López Angulo. The smoked malt adds a smoky complexity without overpowering the other flavors. While Fernando uses a smoke gun and a variety of tinctures and oils to dial in his smoke profile, this recipe is a good starting point. If you are new to brewing smoked beer, experimentation may be needed to dial in the smoke level for your particular palate. Due to the large percentage of smoked malt, this recipe does not translate well to extract-based brewing.


Gordon Strong’s Braggot

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A braggot with an English barleywine base beer with about half the fermentables coming from wildflower honey.


Braggot

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Braggot is a unique beverage that is part mead and part beer. Different from honey beer as a larger percent of its fermentables come from honey, yet braggots can be made with a base beer style in mind. Learn more about what braggot is and three different approaches to making one.


Quick Sour Beer Techniques

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Sour beer is rising in popularity, but not everyone has the patience or confidence to allow wild airborne yeasts and bugs do the job changing your clean wort to a sour beer.


Brewing with Smoked Malt

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Smoked beers are rising in popularity, but many brewers shy away from using smoked malts because they are intimidated or simply don’t know how to use smoked ingredients. Learn how to unlock


Gordon Strong’s Gruit

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Balancing the bitterness and spices can be difficult due to unknown freshness and potency, so be prepared to make infusions (teas) to tweak the balance once the beer is finished.


Chocolate Winter’s Embrace

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This winter seasonal beer has a rich malt character, underpinned by a pleasing chocolate note. The winter spices are present but not overpowering, providing a warming finish.


pH vs. TA in Sour Beers

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pH might not be the most effective method for measuring the perceived sourness when brewing beer. Due to various acid strengths and the buffering capacity of different worts, titratable acidity (TA) is the


Keys to a Successful Small-Scale Barrel-Aging Program

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Learn the keys to running a small-scale barrel-aging program at your brewery from sourcing barrels to space saving ideas to tracking the progress of each beer. Michael Tonsmeire not only specializes in


Revolution Brewing Co.’s Fistmas clone

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Appropriate for the season, Fistmas is a holiday beer for hopheads! “As a homebrewer, I always would do spiced ales around the holidays,” Revolution Head Brewer Jim Cibak said, “but honestly, they just wore out my palate. Fistmas goes more with Revolution’s theme of brewing hoppier beers.”


Revolution Brewing Co.’s Deth’s Tar clone

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The base beer of Deth’s Tar  is an English-style imperial oatmeal stout that Revolution ages in whiskey barrels.


Revolution Brewing Co.’s Freedom of Speach clone

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Revolution’s Freedom Series of fruited sour beers brings together the tartness of a lower-ABV kettle sour beer with a wide range of fruit flavors — in this case peach.


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