Date: November 2021

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2021 Homebrewer’s Holiday Gift Guide

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This holiday season give the gift of beer! Check out all of the great beer gear in BYO’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide for some ideas for friends and family. Or make your own homebrew holiday wishlist…


Keezer Modifications: Giving your draft system polishing touches

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Remember when having your homebrew poured from a keg was a novel concept? How times have changed. Check out these keezer modifications a homebrewer came up with.


Drink Two and Call Me In The Morning: Balancing medical school and homebrewing

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The Dogshead Brewing team first started to take shape when I got my acceptance letter to attend medical school in the fall of 2020. See, I was already a homebrewer having grown


Marketing Spend: How to plan and budget for your nano

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Whether a startup or established nanobrewery, developing a realistic and well thought-out marketing plan and budget is crucial to your brewery’s longevity and success.


Faucet Design: From functional to fancy

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Brewers looking to set up their bars have a lot of options available to them when it comes to selecting a faucet. Here are some of the various designs out there.


Equipment Calibration: Tuning up your gear

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What good is a thermometer if it is telling you the wrong information? Make sure you can trust your equipment by keeping it calibrated.


Gordon Strong’s Sahti

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(5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.099 FG = 1.038IBU = 9 SRM = 16 ABV = 9% Ingredients15.5 lbs. (7 kg) Pilsner malt2 lbs. (0.91 kg) dark Munich malt2 lbs. (0.91 kg) rye malt1.25 lbs. (567 g) caramel rye malt (65 °L)1 lb. (454 g) rice hulls4 AAU Spalt hops (mash hop) (1 oz./28 g


Sahti: A traditional Finnish farmhouse ale

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As the oldest continually brewed beer style in the world, sahti production does not follow modern brewing practices. Explore what makes this Finnish farmhouse beer unique.


Keys To Great Weizen, Using Fresh-Picked Hops, Aging Beer, and Beer Burps

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The Wizard provides tips for crafting a high-quality hefeweizen. Readers also seek advice on using freshly picked hops, a homebrewed beer’s lifespan, and if there is any merit to judging beer based on a beer burp.


Using Beer Burp to Help Judge a Beer?

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This just goes to show that learning never stops. I can state with conviction that I have never heard or read about this method in decent circles. But I am choosing to tackle this odd sensory evaluation technique because I have noted myself doing this and even discussing with close friends, usually after too many


Aging Your Homebrew Beer

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Hey Bob, before I attempt to answer this question I just want to let you in on a secret. If I could really answer this question, I would be retired on an island somewhere with few people but great access to brewing supplies. And not to spoil the ending; I don’t have a clue! But


Brewing Beer With Fresh-Picked Hops

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Thanks for the fun question! This topic is a great reminder that beer has been brewed way longer than our scientific understanding of raw materials, brewing, and beer. It wasn’t long ago that landrace hops, or hop types indigenous to an area, were the norm. In these days, brewers knew very little about the brewing


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