This version of American Amber Ale is moderately hopped and balanced by a moderately high gravity.
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
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
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,
Golden colored, full-bodied, smooth, and rich. An ale to be aged well, saved for special occasions, and even then to be savored slowly.
Get rid of that buttery off-flavor. A look at hyow diacetyl works and what you can do to keep it under control.
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
If you have a batch of beer that just won’t clear, all is not lost. Use one of these fining agents.
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
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