Date: April 2001

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Baseball Beers You Can Brew

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Baseball Beers You Can Brew There’s just something about being at the ballpark, about watching a major-league game in a stadium filled with fans. The light makes the turf look perfect –


Oktoberfest / Märzen

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OG = 1.050 to 1.064 FG =1.012 to 1.016 IBUs = 20 to 30 SRM = 7 to 14 Oktoberfests are intensely appealing. They are best described as liquid bread, with the


American IPA

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AMERICAN INDIA PALE ALE OG = 1.050  FG = 1.012 IBUs = 40 to 60+ SRM = 8 to 14  India pale ale originated in England in the late 18th century. These


Goose Island’s Honkers Ale clone

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Inspired by visits to English country pubs, Honker’s Ale combines a spicy hop aroma with a rich malt middle to create a perfectly balanced beer. Immensely drinkable, Honker’s Ale is not only a beer drinkers can trust but one they’ll look forward to.


Redhook Ale Brewery’s Redhook ESB clone

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This Extra Special Bitter is a deep copper-orange color, with an off-white, creamy head. The aroma is a judicious blend of fruity hops and toasted malt. Medium in body, it is full and round, with a nice blend of malt balanced with gentle hop character. Redhook ESB ends with a sweet malt finish.


Brooklyn Pennant Pale Ale ’55 clone

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Pennant is a well-crafted pale ale brewed as a tribute to Brooklyn’s world champion baseball team of 1955. (That would be the Dodgers, who actually beat the Yanks in that crosstown series.)

Pennant pours with a dense light-beige head that sits on a chestnut-colored beer. The aroma is complex and malty, with a hint of freshly baked bread. The full malt flavor is balanced with a clean hop background. English hops provide a moderate bitterness that complements the smooth mouthfeel. The aftertaste is dry with a hint of hops.


Hop Til You Drop California Common Beer

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Though not super hoppy, California Common is a style that shows off the aromatic power of homegrown hops very nicely.


Smithwick’s Premium Irish Ale clone

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When my wife and I visited Ireland, we really enjoyed our share of Smithwick’s Ale. Smithwick’s is a light-bodied, copper-colored Irish Red ale with a pleasant hint of roastiness and a dry finish. Here’s a  successful homebrew version of Smithwick’s.
Randy & Amy Germann — San Antonio, Texas


Better Bottling: Techniques

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The basic idea in bottling is to move your beer from one big container
(your fermenter) to numerous small containers (the bottles).


Old Ale

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  OLD ALE OG = 1.060 to 90+ FG = 1.015 to 22+ IBUs = 30 to 60  SRM = 12 to 16  Old ales are often regarded as winter warmers and


Rogue Ales: Hazelnut Brown Nectar clone

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A nutty twist to a traditional European Brown Ale. Dark brown in color with a hazelnut aroma, a rich nutty flavor and a smooth malty finish


Brewing Maibock: Tips from the Pros

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Maibock is potent, but it’s also fragile. It’s a big beer, yet it’s a lager, which makes it vulnerable to temperature spikes


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