Date: December 2017

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AmeriCAN Revolution: Oskar Blues Brewery Clone Recipes

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Dale Katechis needed a plan. It was 1999, and Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, the cajun-style joint he’d founded two years earlier in tiny Lyons, Colorado, was struggling to bring in customers.


One Batch, Many Beers: Experiment with Split Batches

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I spent 10 years homebrewing batches of 5 gallons (19 L) and smaller. I reasoned that I was already brewing more beer than I could drink, so why buy a larger mash


Pressurizing Your Fermenter: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer: Mike Gleason,  Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers in Framingham, MA There is a lot of buzz surrounding the use of a spunding valve on fermenters these days throughout the homebrewing community. Some


When in Barbados, Brew Local: Brewing a Cassava Ale

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Working as a chemical engineer and Assistant Brewer for AB InBev, I get to make some of the world’s finest beers using high-tech equipment. But I often wondered how my engineering skills


An Introduction to Step Mashing

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The move to all-grain for the homebrewer has been made easier in so many ways over the past decade. Better access to equipment and information has changed the game. The ease of


Mexican Lager

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When I recently wrote about grisette being a type of saison, I hadn’t expected to write a similar column about lagers but I keep getting questions that spark my interest. This time,


Neomexicanus Hops

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Hops are the defining ingredient of the American craft beer movement. But most of the popular aroma varieties that define styles and set trends originated in Europe, and though now grown here,


Spend Less, Brew More

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There’s a persistent and mythical justification that revolves around homebrewing that I’m sure most of us have presented to our significant others, families, or ourselves at various points in our brewing career,


Under Pressure: Capturing CO2 During Fermentation

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There are some who say that a beer whose entire fermenting and aging life is maintained at positive pressure — around 15 psi —tastes much better. Dr. Chris White of White Labs believes that not only pro


Avoiding Off-Flavors

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Last September I published an article in BYO on troubleshooting off-flavors, where I covered about half of the flavor faults that can occur in beer. In this article I’m going to cover


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