March-April 2011

Project

Project

Chest Freezer to Kegerator (Keezer Collar Build)

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Converting a chest freezer to a kegerator is popular among homebrewers and adding a collar is the best way to make it convenient. Here is how to make it happen and make it look good.

Article

Article

No-Sparge Brewing

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A quest of mine to brew a flavorful but quaffable session ale was coming up short. I was getting wonderfully high extract efficiencies, near 90%, but my ordinary bitters, milds and Scottish

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Article

Fuller’s: The Pride of London

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Fuller’s Brewing Director John Keeling walked over to a large bookcase in his office at the Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, West London and pulled out one of the dozens of leather-bound, thick,

Recipe

Recipe

Fuller’s London Porter Clone

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According to Fuller’s website, “A modern take on the 19th century porter style, Fuller’s rich, chocolatey London Porter recaptures the brooding beauty of pre-Victorian London. It’s evocative of simpler times but it’s a wonderfully complex pint.”

Recipe

Recipe

Fuller’s ESB Clone

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This recipe is for the bottled version of ESB. The cask version in the UK is 5.5% ABV.

Recipe

Recipe

Fuller’s London Pride clone

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This recipe is for the bottled version of London Pride. In the UK, London Pride is brewed to 4.1% ABV for cask and keg. In North America, the keg version available is the same strength as the bottled 4.7% ABV.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Lagering Length

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I think this question probably will generate two very different answers depending upon who you ask. In this case you asked me and will get my take on it.  Let’s back up

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Plate Chillers

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  This is a good question in that there is not a single answer. The company that puts bread on my table manufactures plate heat exchangers, among many other things stainless, and

Article

Article

Brewing Oktoberfest: Tips from the Pros

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Credit Germany for planning ahead. Traditional Märzen is brewed in the late winter and early spring months to be enjoyed in beer gardens in the fall. Three brewers discuss what it takes