Malt, hops, water, yeast….and lawn clippings? Well, not exactly. Sweetgrass is a fragrant plant used by Native Americans for spiritual ceremonies. We’ll show you how to brew a vanilla-scented beer with this uplifting ingredient.
If you are looking for a more traditional Kölsch recipe, we’ve got a basic recipe for brewers to appreciate the ingredients, so be sure to use only fresh and quality malts, hops, and yeast.
Professional brewers give advice on adding color and flavor to your brew using these two malts.
La Folie, a limited-release beer similar to a Belgian lambic, is aged with wild yeast and bacteria in wooden barrels. Here’s how to make this superlative sour beer at home, with inside tips, techniques and a recipe from the New Belgium brewmaster.
A glass of good beer, a chunk of fine cheese….it’s the ultimate pub-food partnership. Here’s a complete guide to pairing beer and cheese, from throwing a tasting party for your friends to cooking a tasty meal with cheese and homebrew as the star ingredients.
From the lightest Pilsners to the darkest stouts, beer shows a spectrum of colors. Find out how to calculate beer color and formulate your recipes with the right combination of specialty grains for just the right shade in your glass.