May 1999

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American Amber II

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Here is a nice, subtle version of an American Amber Ale that is good to pair with foods.

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American Amber I

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This version of American Amber Ale is moderately hopped and balanced by a moderately high gravity.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Substituting honey for sugar

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Cane sugar is well known to give beer a cidery or winey flavor. If you want to get rid of this flavor, using honey in place of sugar is one of several

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

What is “whirlpooling” your beer

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Whirlpooling is a common method used in commercial breweries to separate hop pellets and trub from wort after the wort boil. Essentially the wort is pumped into the whirlpool vessel at rapid

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Successful Mash Conversion: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Artie Tafoya Brewery:  Appalachian Brewing Co., Harrisburg, Pa. Years of experience:  10 years professional, five years homebrewing House Beers: Water Gap Wheat, Purist Pale Ale, Jolly Scot Scottish Ale, Susquehanna Stout,

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Braggot

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Golden colored, full-bodied, smooth, and rich. An ale to be aged well, saved for special occasions, and even then to be savored slowly.

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Controlling Diacetyl

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Get rid of that buttery off-flavor. A look at hyow diacetyl works and what you can do to keep it under control.

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Invasion of the Body Killers

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The moment of truth has arrived. You hand your best buddy and toughest critic a pint of your latest brew. He raises the glass to his lips and sips. And says with

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Just Fine!

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If you have a batch of beer that just won’t clear, all is not lost. Use one of these fining agents.

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Homebrewing with the Pros

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When Matt Cole homebrews, it’s no small production. A 20- or 30-gallon batch means that five or six carboys must be sanitized, along with six pots and all the utensils. Three to

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Wort’s Up! Hawaii Homebrewers

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Hawaii is the perfect place to hang loose with a homebrew. And the members of HOPS, the homebrew club on the island of Oahu, know how to do it right. Its full

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The Elusive Quality of Wine Terrior

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You’ve probably heard it bandied around in boardrooms, seen it in the pages of pretentious periodicals, and even read about it on your favorite winemaking Web site. No, it’s not just another