Shiner Bock continues to ring up awards for it’s classic Shiner Bock, having won gold at the 2012 GABF and silver in the 2017 GABF in the American-Style Amber Lager category. See if you can match Spoetzl’s brewing prowess.
Rocky River Brewing Company: Chocolate Jitters (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.071 FG = 1.018 IBU = 21 SRM = 33 ABV = 6.9% Ingredients 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) 2-row pale
Just a touch of sourness adds an extra crisp layer for this summer beer. The Styrian Golding hops provides a slight earthy and spicy character to the beer.
Hop variety identification can be done the old-fashioned way of comparing pictures of hop cones of known varieties to the unknown. Although this method is not perfect, it is widely used as
This is an interesting question and I did some digging to come up with a good answer for you. Dechlorination is important to brewers for flavor reasons. Compounds called chlorophenols are formed
There’s more to fermenting a lager than just keeping it cool. Learn the tools and techniques to make your lager a success.
Looking to maximize your maltiness? Try boiling your mash! This age-old brewing technique is explained.
Summer is a great time to brew a fruit beer and our two professional brewers will help make sure your next one isn’t the pits.
Water, water everywhere….but what’s an extract brewer suppossed to do with it? Get your feet wet in our guide to what extract brewers should, and shouldn’t, bother with when it comes to this all-important brewing ingredient.
Old World bockbier has a New World cousin —American bock. Once a seasonal offered by nearly every American brewery, now a year-round beer style of a few regional breweries; this beer style appears to have found a niche.