Date: April 1999

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Hop Utilization


This question brings up three key points: water pH and its affect on brewing methods used to adjust pH and adjusting bitterness. The first point regarding water pH pops up every so

Preventing Three Big Wine Stinks


Preventing Three Big Stinks  You emerge from the cellar beaming, proudly cradling one of your prized bottles in the crook of your arm. You bring it to the table, pop the cork,

Brewing Weiss: Tips from the Pros


A Winner’s View of Weiss Brewer:  Ryan Ashley Brewery:  Mickey Finn’s, Libertyville, Ill. Years of experience: 10 years homebrewing, five years professional House Beers: Main Street Wheat Ale, Abana Amber Ale, Five-Springs

Belgian Golden


There is no official “Belgian golden” category. Rather, it is “Belgian pale,” but this beer should not be confused with a regular pale ale of any sort. In fact if it were

Understanding Polyphenols


Understanding Polyphenols  Polyphenols present a classic dilemma for the brewer. On one hand, they taste bad. These bitter, astringent compounds— tannin is probably the best-known form of polyphenol — can ruin the

The Elements of Brewing Water


Barley, hops, and yeast get all the attention, but water is the main ingredient in beer. The ions in your water supply directly affect the flavor of your beer — for good

Muscle into Kegging


Homebrewing is a fun hobby. However, when pressed on the subject many homebrewers would say the least fun aspect of this pastime is the process of cleaning, sanitizing, and filling bottles. With

United We Brew: Cool Homebrew Clubs


All over the world, homebrewers gather to brew, drink, chat, learn and have some fun in that simple vehicle of camaraderie, the club.

Simple, Delicious Stock Ales


I remember the moment I caught it. I had just emptied the contents of a packet of dried yeast into the fermenter and was sealing the lid firmly around the white, five-gallon

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