Date: December 2004

22 result(s).

Big Sky Powder Hound clone

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“Powder Hound is traditional in style, but as far as a winter beer, it is still something that could be considered a session beer. In keeping it around six percent ABV, it remains much more drinkable.”
—Matt Long, head brewer at Big Sky Brewing


Harpoon Winter Warmer clone

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First brewed by Harpoon in 1988, this beer has become a New England seasonal classic. Cinnamon and nutmeg dominate the aroma. The taste is a rich combination of the holiday spices and the hearty malt backbone. There is a mild sweetness to the finish along with the lingering flavor of the spices.


Highland Brewing Co.’s Highland Heather Ale clone

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Heather (Calluna vulgaris) are evergreen branching shrubs.  They can be found throughout Western Europe and in parts of northeastern North America and Siberia.


St. Charles Smoked Beer

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Ed Seaman • 2003 AHA Nationals Gold Medal Winner, Category 23: Smoke-Flavored Beer>


California Common

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A basic California Common (American Lager) recipe utilizing Cluster hops to provide a classic American hop character.


When you want to double the batch size of a recipe, do you just double all the ingredients also?

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Dear Mr. Wizard, I’m a partial mash brewer and formerly brewed single, 5-gallon (19-L) batches using 2.5 gallons (9.5 L) of water in the brew pot. After the boil was complete, we would then top off to 5 gallons (19 L) in the fermenter. Recently, we have begun to brew double batches by boiling 5


What is the proper way to force carbonate a keg of homebrew?

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Dear Mr. Wizard, I used my keg system for the first time recently and force carbonated my brew by chilling the beer, applying approximately 30 pounds of carbon dioxide pressure and shaking the keg. By doing this, I over-carbonated my American pale ale. Is there a way to remove the extra bubbles? Also what is


Home Lab Tests

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Does this look infected? Even if your beers tastes fine, it has some level of contamination. Learn how to find out if your beer is in the clear or if you’re one pitch away from disaster.


Draftline Cleaner: Projects

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The last link between you and your brew is your draft lines. Keep ’em clean with this simple, but highly useful, project.


High Elevation Brewing

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At high altitudes, water boils at a lower temperature. How does that affect mile-high homebrewers? Read this article and find out. Plus: a high-altitude recipe from a New Mexican brewery at 7,000 ft.


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