October 2004

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Recipe

Sin City Brewery’s Amber clone

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Full-bodied and proud, this amber hued lager may be an Oktoberfest-style beer, but it is available to be enjoyed year round. A robust micro-brewed lager made with imported and specialty malts, Sin City Amber balances a full-bodied malt character with imported German Hallertauer hops.

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Recipe

John’s Peppered Honey Wheat

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Anaheim and jalapeno peppers bring some heat to the party in this spiced-up honey wheat ale.

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Recipe

Wee Little Hottie

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Looking to add some heat to a malt-forward style like a wee heavy? We’ve got you covered.

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Recipe

The Mole (Chipotle Porter)

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Chipotle peppers bring a smoky, spicy flavor to this chocolatey porter recipe.

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Recipe

Piatz’s Basic Lambic

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Steve Piatz is a member of the Minnesota Home Brewers Association. Steve breaks down the steps to produce a delicious lambic-styled beer using just malt extracts to make for an easy brew day.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Can I avoid yeast in the bottle when bottle conditioning

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So you’re one of those picky brewers who wants the best of both worlds! Fortunately, there is a way to have bottle-conditioned beer sans yeast cake, but rough filtration is not the

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Convert a keg to a kettle with a spigot

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Jeremy, this sort of question comes about once a year and when I answer I always “beat up” the questioner . . . so I hope you’re a good sport! Okay, just

Project

Project

Mash/Lauter Tun: Projects

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An updated mash/lauter tun for RIMS brewing.

Article

Article

Color Tips for Extract Beers: Tips from the Pros

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Extract brewing might sound simple, but it still provides plenty of room to customize your beer. Color, for example, is one target that extract brewers can work to fine tune. Here, two professional brewers who use extract offer their thoughts on getting the color you want from your extract homebrews.

Article

Article

A History of Malt Extract

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Set sail on a journey of new inventions, scurvy sailors and botched beer. It’s the (early) history of malt extract. Plus: historical extract recipes straight from Captain Cook!

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Article

Make Your Beer Burn: Bring the Heat of Hot Peppers to Your Brewing

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Find out how to add the heat of hot peppers to your homebrew and which styles of beer go best with the burn. Everything you need to know how to brew your own caliente.

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Article

Lambic Brewing

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Take some wort contaminated with all sorts of microbes, let it “rot” for years and what do you get? One of the most interesting and unique styles of beer on the planet. Find out how to brew this sensational sour beer from Belgium.