Crushing grain immediately prior to mashing is one of the hallmarks of homebrewing at its finest and is well documented in numerous articles. I have used a drill-powered mill for years, but
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This light yellow German-style ale is no longer brewed by Thunder Island, but you can brew it at home for a fresh, crisp brew for the summer.
Beer is comprised of hundreds of different chemical compounds that contribute to the overall flavor and aroma perception of the beer. Different styles of beer have different flavor and aroma characteristics that
Some people want to enter competitions to win medals, others simply want to find out the judges’ opinions on what they think is a great beer. I remember a time when the
Beer historian Ron Pattinson, of the blog Shut Up About Barclay Perkins, is famous for writing about the longevity of ideas in the brewing community. His research provides some necessary grounding to
Hops have been grown in New Zealand and Australia since the early 19th century. Until the late 1950s, Australian beers mainly used English-bred Whitebine Grape, Kent Goldings and Fuggles from Tasmania, and
The primary obstacle to dependable home production of perfectly balanced sour beers is limited blending options. Craft brewers capitalize on their size to fill many barrels; they taste and combine these components,
Berliner weisse is a style of beer that is frequently sweetened in the glass with a dash of flavored syrup, which is known as “with a shot,” or “mit Schuss” in German.
Achtung! The Germans are coming, the Germans are coming! As Daniel Fromson wrote in the Washington Post on August 27, 2013, “For decades, American brewers have infused foreign beer traditions with boldness
Q I would like to brew a batch of raspberry wheat beer without using concentrated flavoring. The flavor concentrates work well, but i would like to try brewing with real berries. Mike
When it comes to homebrew equipment, you can spend as much (or as little) as you’d like and still make quality beer. but there comes a point when every homebrewer decides it’s
Dear Replicator, While hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a buddy, we found Thunder Island Brewery in the small town of Cascade Locks, Oregon. All the beers were good but the Vitamin