Date: July-August 2022

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Enter the 2022 BYO Label Contest

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One Style, Many Strengths

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From session to imperial strength beers, the alcohol content plays a significant role in a beer’s character. But creating balanced beers at different strengths cannot always be accomplished by simply scaling ingredients up or down. Get a better understanding of the intricacies of brewing beers at different strengths.


American Imperial Stout

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American Imperial Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.130  FG = 1.040IBU = 60  SRM = 86  ABV = 12%  Our imperial oatmeal stout takes big and bold to the next level. This is a double mashed stout using an intricate malt bill with a lower percentage of base malt and the addition of rye malt


American Oatmeal Stout

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American Oatmeal Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.068  FG = 1.014IBU = 60–65  SRM = 35  ABV = 7% For the regular strength stout recipe we’ve combined a classic oatmeal stout recipe with an American stout recipe. We keep a similar percent of base malt vs. specialty malt from our session stout, just adding more


Session Stout

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Session Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.044  FG = 1.010IBU = 22  SRM = 31  ABV = 4.5%  An Americanized version of a dry Irish stout utilizing a simple malt bill with five specialty grains to create a full-bodied, quaffable session stout. Chocolate and roasted barley lead the charge for dark malts with a


Prepare for Hop Harvest

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You spend all summer caring for your bines of homegrown hops. Don’t fumble at the goal line. Review how to properly harvest, dry, store, and use these treasures.


A Modern Method for Calculating IBUs

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IBU calculators most often used by brewers were developed prior to the popularity of adding massive hop additions after the boil. As brewing techniques evolve, the way we measure IBUs should too. A new model, dubbed SMPH, accounts for factors that have previously been overlooked, including separating isomerized alpha acids from auxiliary bittering compounds.


Rice, Rice, Baby

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Craft sake producers have helped grow the popularity of the ancient Japanese rice beverage across North America in recent years. Making this unique beverage is a really fun project homebrewers can embrace. Learn the basic ingredients and steps to make sake at home.


Brewing Balanced DIPAs: Tips from the Pros

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Double IPAs are big, bold beers, but they also require balance and a careful touch. Get tips for brewing DIPAs from three pros churning out award-winning hop bombs.


Intro To Thiols: Tropical flavors in beer

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Thiols have for many years held a very minor role in the greater brewing world, but that is quickly changing with the help of modern hop breeding programs. And while hops are where most folks learn of thiols, it’s actually malt where many precursors are found. Find out why this can be important during fermentation.


Fermentation Temperatures, Balancing a Draft System, and Honey Malt

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A lot of attention is paid to fermentation temperature, and for good reason. But are we focusing on the right details? Get the meaning of this statement, along with the Wizard’s explanation on calculated draft tubing length disparities and honey malt.


A Dive Into Honey Malt

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The rule of thumb when brewing with extracts is to steep crystal, caramel, and roasted specialty malts, and to mash specialty malts that contain starch. When crystal and caramel* malts are made, the malt starch is largely converted to fermentable sugars and dextrin in a step called stewing; this is basically mashing within the grain


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