Date: January-February 2017

2017 Back Issues

19 result(s).

Fast Lager Experiment: Traditional vs. Quick Fermentation

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Many homebrewers avoid making lager styles due to how convoluted and time consuming the process is. In addition to recommendations calling for yeast pitch rates nearly double that needed for ales, step

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Outdoor Ventilation Fan

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Adequate and dependable ventilation is an essential part of an indoor brewery. Installing a ventilation system that takes the least amount of space, has quiet operation, and can be activated with the

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Market Garden Brewery: Progress Pilsner clone

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Market Garden Brewery: Progress Pilsner clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.050 FG = 1.008 IBU = 37 SRM = 4 ABV = 5.5% Progress Pilsner, created in the style of

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Indeed Brewing Company: Mexican Honey Imperial Lager clone

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Indeed Brewing Company: Mexican Honey Imperial Lager clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.078 FG = 1.019 IBU = 17 SRM = 6 ABV = 8.2% This golden-yellow lager with a

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Flying Dog Brewery: Numero Uno clone

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Flying Dog Brewery: Numero Uno clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.045 FG = 1.011 IBU = 13 SRM = 4 ABV = 4.5% Numero Uno is Flying Dog’s summer seasonal

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Epic Brewing Company: Los Locos clone

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Epic Brewing Company: Los Locos clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.049 FG = 1.012 IBU = 20 SRM = 3 ABV = 4.9% Inspired by the Mexican cuisine at chef

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Brewing Day Priorities

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You aren’t running a craft brewery out of your basement (yet), so why brew like one? The schedules and finances of commercial breweries mean that they emphasize extraction efficiency, consistency, and speed.

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Ventilation: Proper Airflow in your Homebrewery

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Having grown up in Northern Iowa I’ve always liked the cold winters, crisp air, and a blanket of snow covering the ground. Northern Indiana, where I live now, isn’t quite as cold

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Brewing South of the Border Cerveza Mexican-Style Lagers

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They seem to be everywhere these days. And I’m not just talking about a certain clear-glassed bottle with a lime sticking out of it. More and more, we’re seeing craft breweries producing

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Brewing with Corn

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Since the late 1970s the craft beer movement has been growing among both brewers and consumers based on the desire to drink something besides mass-market macro-brewed lagers. These light, flavorless beers often

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Fast Lagers: Ferment Your Favorite Lagers in Less Time

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When I was a new homebrewer, I think I was like pretty much every other new homebrewer. The thrill of making beer for yourself overwhelmed me and I wanted to brew pretty

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Pinning Down Pilsner

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The word “Pilsner” conjures images of beautiful German women in Dirndls delivering multiple liters of fresh-brewed paradise to groups of anxiously awaiting patrons. No doubt, German brewers were integral in crafting this

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