March-April 2010

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Recipe

Pike Brewing Co.’s Tandem Ale clone

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“I’d recommend about 6 or 7 coriander seeds be crushed and added for the last minute of boil. Although this may seem like a miniscule amount, a touch of coriander is all that is desired.”
—Drew Cluley, head brewer

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Recipe

Squatters Pub Brewery: Full Suspension Pale Ale clone

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This rich, Northwest-style pale ale is all about balance and sessionability. Maybe that’s why it won gold at the Great American Beer Festival in 2001 and 2002.

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Recipe

Olde Burnside Brewing Co.’s Ten Penny Ale clone

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According to Olde Burnside’s website, “Our flagship Scottish Ale. Malty with a hint of caramel and a little background smokiness. Just enough hops to balance the malts. Very sessionable.”

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Recipe

Northern English Brown

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Jamil Zainasheff provides readers with a recipe for a Northern English-styled brown ale. Northern brown ales tend to be a bit less roasty, drier, and a bit more hop character.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Scaling up recipes

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In general terms, I agree that when recipes are scaled up in volume that the ingredients are simply not proportioned to the change in volume. The reason that this method normally does

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Potato Beer

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When I was a graduate student at UC-Davis I attended a Master Brewers meeting at the local Sudwerk Privatbrauerei Hübsch brewery where I worked part-time as a brewer. The speaker at this

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Article

Evaluating Beer

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Once your beer is bottled or kegged, you’re done, right? Actually, you’ve got one task left as a brewer — evaluating your beer. Critically tasting your own beer can reveal avenues for improvement in your homebrewing.

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Article

Bicycle-Themed Clone Recipes

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This spring, while you’re inflating your tires, checking your brakes and getting ready for riding season, why not brew a bicyle-themed clone brew? Put the pedal to the metal with six brews from six bike-loving breweries.

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Article

Conditioned Milling

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Would you like to crush your malt more finely, but leave larger pieces of husk behind? This seemingly contradictory outcome can be achieved in your homebrewery through some variations on wet milling. Find out how.

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Article

What I Learned From Saint Arnold

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Saint Arnold is the Patron Saint of Brewing. Saint Arnold is also the name of a craft brewery in Houston, Texas. When a homebrewer turns professional there, what lessons will he learn? And do they apply to homebrewing?

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Article

Degrees of Crystal: Tips from the Pros

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Two brewers and one maltster give crystal clear tips on using the various colors of caramel malt.

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Article

Northern English Brown Ale

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The nuts and bolts of brewing a nutty, biscuity Northern English brown ale, a balanced British beer.

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Article

Dry Hopping Techniques

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To obtain a big, fresh hop aroma, brewers turn to dry hopping — adding hops in the fermenter.

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Project

Build A Tap Handle: Projects

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Build your own tap handles and show off your labels.