Date: March-April 2019

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Top 5 Ways for a Nano Brewer to Get Started in Quality Control

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Starting a quality program can be overwhelming. There are so many different directions you can go in, and then there’s the training and cost of equipment. Luckily, getting started doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. Here are the top five things a nano brewer can do to get started with quality control and quality assurance.


Turn Up the Heat

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Most beer styles are about balance. This is not to say that all the flavor and aroma aspects of every beer style are in equilibrium, but that there is a balance to


Calibrate Your Brew System

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To produce consistent beers and hit our targets from brew day to brew day you need to understand your brewing system and all of its variables. Once every facet of your brew day is calibrated, the guesswork will be minimalized.


Braggot

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Somewhere between a traditional mead and a beer is where you’ll find braggot. The trick, however, is to balance the two ingredients to create a synthesis of malt and honey. Learn about the history, ingredients, and techniques to brew a braggot worthy of bragging about.


Diplomatic Mission Braggot

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Diplomatic Mission Braggot (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.061  FG = 1.003IBU = 23  SRM = 12  ABV = 7.6% Ingredients3.5 lbs. (1.6 kg) rye malt2 lbs. (0.91 kg) 2-row pale malt8 oz. (227 g) caramel malt (120 ºL)5 lbs. (2.3 kg) raw blackberry honey3.5 AAU Columbus hops (60 min.)  (0.25 oz./7 g at 14%


New England IPA: A Scientific Study

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I started writing The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor by collecting every academic article I could get my hands on, not only on studies focused on brewing hoppy beer,


Janish’s New England IPA

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New England IPA (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.070  FG = 1.018IBU = 74   SRM = 4   ABV = 6.9% Ingredients10 lbs. (4.5 kg) Great Western Full Pint malt 2.5 lbs. (1.13 kg) malted oats2.5 lbs. (1.13 kg) Best Malz Chit malt1.7 lbs. (0.77 kg) white wheat malt1 oz. (28 g) Columbus hops (mash hop)8.2 AAU Columbus


Mirror Twin Brewing Co.’s Eukanot Tell Me What To Do clone

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Mirror Twin Brewing Co.’s Eukanot Tell Me What To Do clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.052  FG = 1.010IBU = 50  SRM = 5  ABV = 5.5%   “When we made this beer it was summertime so we wanted something citrus and sessionable. The Ekuanot® hops are very citrus-forward with lemon and lime. We


Hot New Hops

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Tech companies love talking about “early adopters” — these are the people who are first to get the newest gadget, software, or trend and spread the word to the masses. The brewing industry isn’t so different from tech — new breweries open every week and thousands of new beers roll down their bottling and canning


Reuben’s Brews’ Bits and Bobs (2018) clone

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Reuben’s Brews’ Bits and Bobs (2018) clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.066  FG = 1.012IBU = 50  SRM = 5  ABV = 7% “For our first release of Bits and Bobs in 2018 — our seasonal rotating IPA — we used Strata®, Citra®, and Azacca® as the primary hops. The idea with this specific


Appreciating the Classic Hops

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The classics are classics for a reason. Whether talking about books, music, or even beer, it is important to understand what the classics are and why they hold that special title. Classics broke the established mold, defined genres, and inspired imitators. In the world of beer, hops were the single most important ingredient that defined


HolaMolé

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HolaMolé (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.080  FG = 1.016 IBU = 77  SRM = 36  ABV = 8.4% The grain bill is a variation on Denny Conn’s proven Imperial Porter recipe.


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