Date: December 2021

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Clues To Identifying An Infection

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Identifying beer spoilage by visual observation can be a challenge, but the photo of your brew does look suspect. If I were to wager a bet, my money would be on Acetobacter


Snow Ale: Beer brewed from snowmelt water

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When the snow gods delivered a big dump of the glistening white stuff to one homebrewer’s home, he found that the beer gods were the ones giving him a sign.


CO2 Cylinder Stand

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A good CO2 regulator is expensive and also one of the most vulnerable pieces of equipment if not properly safeguarded. Check out this simple build to protect yours.


Between Pitch and Pint: Advanced fermenter/dispenser automation

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Automation is a fun side hobby for many brewers, but it is not just for the brewhouse. Get some high-level ideas and info on the components available for automating your cellar.


Packaging Beer: Practical tips to minimize problems

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Packaging your beer at its best means it isn’t negatively impacted in the process. Make sure every homebrew you package is minimally affected no matter what method you use.


Imperial Stout: Back in black

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Imperial stouts are now one of the most revered beer styles in the craft beer world. Learn about its history and pointers for crafting this big, age-worthy style.


Gordon Strong’s Imperial Stout

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I’m presenting an English-inspired version of an imperial stout with some American hopping.


Mr. Wizard’s Guide to Cleaning Your Draft System

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Clean draft lines and faucets are key to any properly maintained draft beer system. The good news for the homebrewer is that our draft lines tend to be relatively short and contain little volume. For example, 6 feet (1.8 m) of 3⁄16-inch inside diameter line, a typical length in a balanced system designed for normally


Flaked versus Rolled Grains, Gelatinization, Identifying an Infection, and Draft Cleaning

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Is there a difference between rolled and flaked grain? Also learn about gelatinization, clues to a beer’s odd appearance, and the Wizard’s guide to cleaning a draft system.


Is There a Difference Between Rolled and Flaked Grains?

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Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com Thanks for the great question, Tony! An interesting topic to dive into for sure because there are some real differences among adjunct grains that are invisible to the eye. For starters, the terms “flaked” and “rolled” are indeed used interchangeably. It seems that some writers have learned that repetitive words make


Bell’s Brewery

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It’s winter warmer season and Bell’s Brewery put out a one-off last year called Song of the Open Road. One reader considered it the best winter warmer he’s ever tasted. The Replicator talked to Bell’s about crafting a rendition at home.


Bell’s Brewery’s Song Of The Open Road clone

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Song of the Open Road will pour a nice shade of brown with garnet notes. The hearty ale is best served in a snifter glass and will pair well with rich desserts, a fine cigar or, of course, the literary works of Walt Whitman.


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