November 1999

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Recipe

Sleepy Bear Wassail

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A spiced Christmas punch of sorts.

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Recipe

Valley Forge Winter Spruce Ale

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Spruce beer was a common colonial beverage in George Washington’s time and no doubt would have been welcome during the cold winter at Valley Forge.

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Recipe

Rosemary IPA

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I have an alter ego, a secret identity, in short a day job. I’m a high-school French teacher. Pretty mundane, sometimes, but that’s one of the reasons I make my own beer.

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Choosing Hops

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Hops occupy an exalted place among the building blocks that make a great beer. There’s something special about an ingredient that can make a beer bitter and give it a delicate aroma,

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Find a Carboy and Fill It: How to Rack

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Racking (frustraticus transferius) is one of the most valuable skills the habitual homebrewer can possess. It is a very important part of the entire process, for the sake of beer clarity and

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Take Heart with Winter Warmers

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These seasonal beers were traditionally served to warm the body and soul with their herbs, spices, and high alcohol content. Recipes included for spruce beer, wassail, and a brew to fight off Old Man Winter.

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Take Control with Partial Mashing

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If you are looking for a sure-fire way to make great homebrew without the commitment of a full mash, consider the benefits of partial mashing. For a modest investment of time and