December 2006

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Tasting Double

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Double your pleasure with five homebrew clones for five double or imperial beers — Odell’s Double Pilsner, Avery’s The Kaiser (Imperial Octoberfest), Left Hand’s Twin Sister Double IPA, Flying Dog’s Gonzo Porter and Great Divide’s Yeti Imperial Stout.

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Saison of the Season

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Horst Dornbusch’s final Style Profile recipe for Brew Your Own magazine. This version is a bit darker and medium-bodied than the straw colored light-bodied that many come to expect from a saison. Utilizing a healthy pitch rate will assure brewers that it will not end up sweet though.

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Great Divide Brewery’s Yeti Imperial Stout clone

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According to Great Divide’s website, “Yeti Imperial Stout is an onslaught of the senses. It starts with big, roasty malt flavor that gives way to rich caramel and toffee notes. Yeti gets its bold hop character from an enormous quantity of American hops. It weighs in at a hefty 75 IBUs.” There are many variants to the Yeti base beer including the famed barrel-aged version.

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Flying Dog Brewery’s Gonzo Porter (Imperial Porter) clone

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Brewed in honor of Hunter S. Thomson, this beer is “big, bold, and beautiful.” It features notes of roasted chocolate, coffee, and vanilla malt flavors.

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Left Hand Brewery’s Twin Sisters (Double IPA) clone

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A big, chewy, resiny, hop extravaganza. Not a brew for the feint of heart.

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Avery Brewery’s The Kaiser (Imperial Oktoberfest) clone

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According to Avery Brewing Co.’s website, “. . . a traditional Oktoberfest – gorgeous, deep copper sheen, massive malty backbone and spicy, floral, pungent Noble hops – then intensified each into this, an Imperial Oktoberfest.”

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Odell Brewing Co.’s Double Pilsner clone

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Like a double IPA, this is a amped up version of a Pilsner from Odell Brewing.

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Cause of Death

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Did you ever want to do something just because someone told you it couldn’t be done? A comment at a homebrew club meeting sets a homebrewer on a quest to brew an all-grain beer over 20% alcohol by volume.

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Sweet Water Tavern’s Giddyup Stout clone

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Coffee provides a kick to this well-balanced and tasty stout. Giddyup!

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Terminator Doppelbock

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Literally, Doppelbock means double Bock(bier), a stronger, usually darker beer than the original.

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Mashing Out

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Late Extract Additions, Turbo Conditioning

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Understanding Malt Spec Sheets

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Analyze this! You can learn "a lot" from learning how to read a malt lot analysis report.

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Build a Flow-Through Thermometer: Projects

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Want to know the temperature of the water exiting your counterflow chiller? Get in line — an in-line thermometer that is.

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Decoction Mashing Techniques

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Looking to make some malty wort the old school way? Try decoction mashing.

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Brewing Barleywine: Tips from the Pros

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Two big GABF winners — Darron Welch (Pelican Pub & Brewery) and Ben Johnson (Midnight Sun Brewing Co.) — give their tips for brewing big barleywines.

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21% Alcohol All-Grain Beer

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Did you ever want to do something just because someone told you it couldn’t be done? A comment at a homebrew club meeting sets a homebrewer on a quest to brew an all-grain beer over 20% alcohol by volume.

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10 Everyday Items You Can Use For Brewing

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Inside of every hardware, home improvement and pet store are homebrew tools waiting to come out.