Date: March-April 2016

March/April '16

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Build a Flight Serving Tray

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A variety of homebrewed beers on tap is a great way to impress your family and friends. But, when your guests have to drive home afterwards, they likely aren’t going to be up for a pint of each selection. Enter the flight serving tray (or paddle). Conveniently holding sample size glasses, flight trays should be a part of every homebrewery that has a selection of brews to offer. Here, four homebrewers offer their own designs that you can use to build a flight tray of your own.


Eddyline Brewing Company: River Runners Pale Ale clone

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River Runners Pale Ale is a classic American pale ale with a bright, summery, fresh, fruity aroma and an easy-drinking quality.

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Build a Beer Flight Serving Tray

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A variety of homebrewed beers on tap is a great way to impress your family and friends. But, when your guests have to drive home afterwards, they likely aren’t going to be up for a pint of each selection. Enter the flight serving tray (or paddle). Conveniently holding sample size glasses, flight trays should be

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Using Dry Yeast

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It’s 1978 and I’m new to the USA. The only decent commercial beer I can get is Ballantine’s IPA and it is not always available. Fortunately in that year homebrewing was made legal federally, although many individual state laws still held it to be illegal. The fact that I arrived just as this happened is

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Steeping & Soaking Grains

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Steeping is the soaking of specialty malts, grains, and spices in water to extract flavors and aromas that we want to incorporate into our beer. It is, in essence, the making of


Italian Homebrewing

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As we homebrewers know, brewing your own beer has enjoyed a huge growth of interest over the past few decades. Homebrewing clubs have formed in every corner of America, and home-brewing supplies are available from coast to coast and all over the Internet. Though this hobby was traditionally practiced a half century ago as an

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Make Award-Winning Session Beers

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One of the trends of the past few years that I’ve welcomed is the rediscovery of lower-alcohol craft beers. Perhaps it’s a reaction to the “imperial everything” trend or just consumers becoming confident enough in their opinions that they can drink beer for personal enjoyment not to impress others. Don’t get me wrong, the craft

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Splitting Homebrew Batches

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It’s an old tale. You met at the local homebrew shop. You’ve been together for a long time, and you’ve been through a lot together. At the start it was like being run through a mill, and the air just smelled better. A warm feeling comes over you, and you’re changed, converted. Then it went

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Brewing with Citrus Fruit

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As the craft beer and homebrewing movement continues to grow around the world so does the variety of fermented beverages and the ingredients that go into them. Some of the unusual ingredients in beers currently being brewed are new (such as specialty malts and new varieties of hops), but some are ancient, perhaps as old

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American Strong Ale

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by the numbers OG: 1.062-1.090 FG:1.014-1.024 SRM:7-19 IBU:50-100 ABV:6.3-10 Beer styles are a funny thing. Some people claim they don’t exist, while others think they should never change. Fortunately, both groups are wrong. If you worry less about what a set of similar beers is called and how it may have changed over time, the

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Freezing Glasses, Yeast Cultures & Priming Brett Beer: Mr. Wizard

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Q I have found that reusing a previously used beer glass affects how much foam comes from pouring more beer into said glass. Typically I place my used glass back into my freezer to re-chill it. So I am seeing a small amount of foam freeze on the inner glass surface. Once I pour more

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Brewing with Maple: Tips from the Pros

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Nothing says spring in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Canada like the sight of smoke and steam rising from sugar shacks. Many automatically envision drizzling the sweet maple syrup being boiled down on pancakes, but it doesn’t all have to be destined for your breakfast plate. How about using it to brew? No matter where

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