November 2013

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Your Turn Maibock

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This recipe was submitted by Rick Shultz. It is the homebrew recipe that inspired Lakefront Brewery’s My Turn Series “Chris.”

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Welsh Archer’s Bitter Ale

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We want to use crystal malt to give it some extra flavor and body, and more importantly to make it copper colored rather than pale gold in hue. Perfect in a bitter.

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Your Turn Maibock

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A bock recipe with maple syrup and vanilla added to make it a breakfast maibock.

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Chris’ “Turn”

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Few homebrewers have an opportunity like the one I recently enjoyed. A high school friend of mine, Chris Ranson, took a job at Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she does public

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Is it Crystal or Caramel Malt?

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Homebrewers are often confused by the terms crystal and caramel malt and are sometimes uncertain as to whether these are basically the same thing and can be used interchangeably, or whether they

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Perfect pour

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A great glass of draft beer poured from a keg can seem tricky on the first few pours. You may pour a beer and get a glass full of foam, and other

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The Electric Homebrew Bar

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In the Fall of 2008, after years of experimenting with malt extract kits and 100% wort kits, Kal Wallner of Ottawa, Canada, decided it was time to graduate to an all-grain system

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Samuel Adams Dark Depths Baltic IPA clone

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While Samuel Adams calls this a Baltic IPA, they utilize a lager yeast in Dark Depths. Which means is lands somewhere between a Black IPA and a Baltic Porter. A blend of US, Australian, and English hops provide a rounded hop experience.

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Samuel Adams: Brewing Up a Revolution

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When making plans to visit Boston and the Samuel Adams brewery for this story, I discussed my itinerary with a friend living in the city’s South End, who seemed confused. “But isn’t

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Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA clone

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According to Boston Beer Company’s website, “The distinct character of this IPA comes from its combination of hops. German, English, and American hops grown along the 48th latitude each add their own distinct flavors and aromas, creating layers of hoppiness, complexity, and personality.”

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Brown Rice Pale Ale

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A gluten free pale ale with plenty of character.

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Rethinking Gluten-Free Homebrewing

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The widening awareness of Celiac disease over the last several years has given rise to a huge new segment of food and beverages nationwide: Gluten-free. From cookies, pasta, bread and jams, to

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Pilsner Geben Frei

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A gluten-free Pilsner-styled beer that is brewed wtih Saaz hops to provide the crucial spicy aroma and character to this beer.

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Sans Glutonne Saison

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Looking for a gluten-free saison recipe, this one balances hop profile with the spicy yeast character from french saison yeast strain.

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Smoked Porter

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Smoked Porter (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.065   FG = 1.016 IBU = 31   SRM = 39  ABV = 6.5% Ingredients 7.7 lbs. (3.5 kg) American 2-row (2 °L) 2.6 lbs.

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“Other Smoked Beer” Style Profile

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Early on in my beer education, I tried the classic smoked beers of Germany. I found the bold smoked flavors intriguing. It reminded me of two of my favorite things: camping and

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Gluten-Free Brewing: Tips from the Pros

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Beer contains four basic ingredients: barley, water, hops and yeast. Of course barley contains gluten, so what do you do if you suffer from celiac disease? Not drink beer? We think not!

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Big Al Brewing Company’s Smoked Porter clone

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Big Al Brewing Company’s Smoked Porter clone (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains) OG = 1.056 FG = 1.012 IBU = 44 SRM = 45 ABV = 5.8% Ingredients 3.3 lbs. (1.5

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Big Al Brewing: Replicator

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Dear Replicator, Working in the commercial aircraft industry, I get to travel a lot. They send me to Seattle at least once a year, where the craft beer scene has really exploded.

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Bottling Vs. Kegging

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New homebrewers spend a lot of time considering the style of beers they want to brew, but another question to consider early in the process is what to do with your beer

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Bottle Cleaning/Sanitizing Rack

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Most homebrewers would agree that the better part of brewing beer at home is spent cleaning and sanitizing equipment. A lot of dedication goes into every batch and after waiting weeks for

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Samuel Adams Brewing Company: Holiday Porter clone

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This holiday release features a deep dark color, with rich chocolate and coffee flavors, as well as cinnamon, and nutmeg.

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Samuel Adams Brewing Company: Noble Pils clone

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Noble hops are the showcase in this smooth and easy drinking pilsner, fashioned in the German-style. According to Boston Beer Co.’s website, “This unique pilsner showcases all 5 Noble hops from the world’s oldest growing regions for a distinct, complex hop character. The floral, citrusy aroma and flavors from the Noble hops are balanced by the honeyed malt notes of special Bohemian spring barley, for a crisp, fresh taste.”

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Samuel Adams Brewing Company: Double Agent IPL clone

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An easy drinking, nicely hoppy IPL from Boston Beer Co. A bright zesty hoppiness up front greets drinkers followed by bready backbone.

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India Pale Lager Roundtable

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Five brewers share their insight for hop-loving homebrewers.

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Brewing with Crystal Malts

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Learn about how to use crystal malts to get the right color and flavor range in your next homebrew.