Quite a few seasonal beer styles or other specialty recipes call for the addition of various spices, herbs and other flavoring adjuncts that may not be part of your normal brewing regimen.
Venkman’s Vit (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.052 FG = 1.013 IBU = 20 SRM = 15 ABV = 5.1% You can think of this beer as a cross between a
Bronze Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.048 FG = 1.012 IBU = 30 SRM = 20 ABV = 4.7% In the March-April 2007 issue of BYO, I used a beer
Glutinous Butt (Wheat Porter) (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.056 FG = 1.014 IBU = 48 SRM = 33 ABV = 5.4% This beer is essentially a porter formulated with a
Red Queen Ale(5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.044 FG = 1.008IBU = 24 SRM = 10 ABV = 4.6% In Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking-Glass,” Alice encounters the Red Queen, who needs
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwer: De Dolle Extra Export Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.086 FG = 1.023 IBU = 53 SRM = 70 ABV = 9% This deep, dark colored
Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout clone (5 gallon/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.049 FG = 1.019 IBU = 16 SRM = 41 ABV = 3.8% Ingredients 6.0 lbs. (2.7 kg) 2-row pale malt
1879 Dublin XXX Stout (5 gallon/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.086 FG = 1.015 IBU = 87 SRM = 55 ABV = 9.1% A large stout, what today would be called a
Traquair House Ale clone (5 gallon/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.070 FG = 1.017 IBU = 37 SRM = 18 ABV = 6.8% Traquair House is the oldest inhabited house in Scotland.
Bitterness is an important component in beer and is measured in IBUs — International Bitterness Units. The definition of IBUs that most homebrewers are familiar with is one IBU equals 1 milligram
Wort chilling is a simple part of brewing that can have a major impact on your finished beer. The process can be as simple as tucking a brewpot of hot wort into