Fall in New England conjures up images of brilliant orange and red foliage, arts and crafts fairs, and anticipation of the first frost. While most homebrewers are starting to think about pumpkin
Brewing lagers can be very intimidating for new homebrewers — which is one of the reasons most begin with brewing ales. But, if your favorite beer styles to drink are Pilsners, märzens,
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!: Route des épices (Spice route) clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.057 FG = 1.018 IBU = 29 SRM = 17 ABV = 5.3% This is a
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!: Rosée d’hibiscus (Pinkish hibiscus) clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.055 FG = 1.011 IBU = 15 SRM = 5 ABV = 5.9% Very pink, very floral,
This is an extremely well balanced, easy-to-drink saison brewed with rye. The hops are not the star here, it’s all about the rye and the brewer’s skill.
7 Seas Brewing Company: Wheelchair Barleywine (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.107 FG = 1.026 IBU = 38 SRM = 22 ABV = 12% “Brewed slightly differently each year, but typically
Photo courtesy of Walter Konig There are some 350,000 known plant species on earth, but only one of them, Humulus lupulus, the hop plant, has become the universal flavoring agent for beer.
When I started thinking about a return to homebrewing, after a nearly-15-year hiatus, I started my research diligently to see what has changed since I got out of the hobby for a
When it comes to peeking over the neighbor’s fence, Québec is the US’s friendly abutter who heartily welcomes American brewing peers and consumers to hop that fence . . . and have
by the numbers OG:1.064–1.072 (15.7–17.5 °P) FG:1.013–1.019 (3.3–4.8 °P) SRM:14–22 IBU:20–27 ABV:6.3–7.2% I have never been to the German city of Einbeck. It is not a common tourist destination, but I am
Q I’ve been doing a lot of research on making yeast starters and my question that I can’t seem to find the answer to is whether there is an upper limit to