Date: March 1998

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American Pilsner

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If barley be wanting to make into malt, We must be content and think it no fault, For we can make liquor to sweeten our lips, Of pumpkins, and parsnips, and walnut-tree chips. — American Poet, 1630 from Drinking in America by Mark E. Lender and James Martin (Simon & Schuster) The beer that came

Infusion Mashing: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Richard Young Brewery:  Castle Springs Brewing Co. Moultonborough, N.H. Years of experience:  Nine Education:  BA in criminal justice from Stonehill College, Easton, Mass. House Beers: American Wheat Beer, Munich-Style Lager, India Pale Ale, Porter, Autumnfest, Winter Festival Ale We have a two-vessel brewhouse, a mash/lauter tun with a brew kettle. So we are limited

Helles Belles (pistachio helles)

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A bright lager, fortified with nuts and grain alcohol… who knew?

Designing Great Labels

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“You’ve got to try my new brown ale,” my good friend says to me. I know it’s a brown ale because he has scribbled “BA” on the bottle cap with a green marker. Later that evening I open the ambiguous, little brown bottle and pour myself a glass of rich, foaming ale. Good beer. But

A Practical Guide to Lautering

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Considering how important it is to the brewing process, lautering doesn’t get much respect. Many brewers see it as simply the process of rinsing grains. They give it little thought, rush through it, and curse it when it causes problems such as a stuck lauter. But a successful lauter plays an important role in getting

24 Brewing Tips and Rules of Thumb

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The great thing about homebrewing is that in most aspects, there is no one correct way to do it. However, some ways are easier than others, and there is a multitude of tips and tricks that can make the brewing process smoother, easier, and more enjoyable. Is My Beer Done Fermenting?     How to get

Pilot Brewing: Smaller Batch Homebrewing

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Almost all of the pros — from Anheuser-Busch to your local craft brewery — use pilot brews to test new recipes. As a homebrewer, you can, too. There are lots of advantages to pilot brewing that go well beyond mere recipe testing. Pilot brewing can be faster and require less special equipment than brewing five-gallon

Will using a beer engine result in flat homebrew?


The information you got from your local homebrew shop is correct. If beer in a keg is exposed to the atmosphere, the carbon dioxide in solution will migrate out of the beer

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