Date: January-February 2022

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WeBrew: Celebrating a synagogue brew day

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BYO’s own Kiev Rattee heads to the local synagogue for a special holiday brew day. He gets the scoop on the
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Special Events: Get creative to fill voids

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As most in the craft beer industry know, not every night is going to be lively in your nanobrewery taproom. But by hosting special events an owner can turn a slow night into a profitable one. Just be sure that you’re thinking it through.


Managing Dryness: Malt enzymes and yeast choice

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A beer’s final gravity is going to be affected by so many minor decisions and will have a huge impact on the finished beer. Make sure you understand all the nuances as well as tricks brewers can use to control this aspect of their beer.


Beer Clarification Advice

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My preference of clarification method is based more on process constraints than any true affinity for a particular method. Gravity plus time, finings plus time, filtration, centrifugation, and combinations of these can all be used to produce clear beer. From a commercial perspective, I prefer methods that are fast and effective while consuming as little


Love What You Do: Stop worrying and enjoy the brew

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Most homebrewers know the Charlie Papazian saying, “Relax, don’t worry, have a homebrew.” But many of us don’t necessarily follow that dogma. Denny and Drew want to change that.


Gordon Strong’s Pre-Prohibition Lager

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I’m presenting a modern homebrew version of this recipe that uses flaked maize rather than a cereal mash, and has some upgraded malt and hops.


Pre-Prohibition Lager: A classic American Pilsner-type beer

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A style still often called classic American Pilsner, or CAP, the pre-Prohibition lager has several distinctions that separate it from modern American light lagers. Learn the history of the style and some guidelines to crafting your own CAP.


Calibrating a pH Meter With Distilled Water

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On paper, using distilled water as a pH 7.0 makes sense because the ionization constant is 1 x 10-14 and the concentration of hydrogen ions is 1 x 10-7 molar at 77


Troubleshooting A Smoky Off-Flavor

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I like to troubleshoot off-flavors by thinking through the brewing process as a way of brainstorming. Plugging these thoughts into a visual aid like a fishbone diagram really helps to identify possible causes of the problem in question. Figure 1 illustrates the possible causes of smoky beer aroma that I can think of. I will


Do Corn and Rice Adjuncts “Dry Out” Beer?

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Dryness is a perception when used as a sensory term and as an analytical/numerical thing when used to describe fermentation. When wort is “fermented to dryness,” all fermentable sugars have been fermented by the yeast strain being used. Because of differences among yeast strains some yeasts can ferment sugars that others cannot, and some strains


Do Adjuncts “Dry Out” Beer? Fining Beer, Smoky Off-Flavor, and pH 7

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Is there a good reason that brewers add corn or rice to beer to “dry” it out? Learn the answer to this as well as Mr. Wizard’s favorite way to fine beer, possible causes to a smoky off-flavor, and why distilled water can’t be used to calibrate a pH meter.


Behemoth Brewing Co.’s Chocolate Fish Milk Stout clone

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A flavorful beer led by chocolate with notes of raspberry supporting. The beer drinks like a chocolate raspberry dessert while retaining all the character and drinkability of a traditional milk stout.


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