January 1999

Recipe

Recipe

EKU 28 Type Dopplebock

FREE

This recipe uses entirely pale malts, just as the EKU, but do not worry. This beer has plenty of malty character and a surprising amount of color. Its 28° Plato (1.112) makes it a big beer no matter how you look at it.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Stepping Up Your Starter

FREE

The Benefactor of Brewing steps up starters.

Article

Article

Easy Steps to Great Sparkling Wine

FREE

Easy steps to great sparkling wine

Article

Article

Brewing with Coffee: Tips from the Pros

FREE

Finding balance with coffee beer

Article

Article

Barleywine

FREE

Barleywine has an undeniable mystique; it is unique as a style and experience. Each year’s vintage is anxiously awaited to sample and to savor. Each brewer has his own special methods, ingredients,

Recipe

Recipe

Christmas Present Olde Ale

FREE

This ale is (loosely) based on a recipe for a barleywine.

Article

Article

Understanding Yeast Attentuation

FREE

Knowing how to check attenuation can give you more control of the way you create recipes.

Article

Article

Fermentation Timeline

FREE

Take control of fermentation by learning what to expect at each stage. With this understanding, you’ll be able to identify difficulties before they become real problems.

Article

Article

The Growth of Wood

FREE

Using wood in brewing is a long-standing practice, and many craft brewers are experimenting with oak aging today. You can use wood in your brew, too.

Article

Article

Eisbock: Brew the Beer Money Can’t Buy

FREE

Delicious eisbock is expensive to produce on a large scale and must be aged. The unwillingness of larger breweries to produce it gives it a mystique, and it makes a great addition to any brewer’s beer cellar.

Article

Article

Alpha-Hop Soup: Figuring Bitterness (IBUs, AAUs and HBUs)

FREE

Figuring Bitterness: IBUs, AAUs, and HBUs.

Article

Article

Flavors of Specialty Malt

FREE

Only with specialty malts can brewers achieve the full flavor and mouthfeel that are the trademarks of craft beer.