Date: October 2007

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Build a Mash Paddle

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If you are an all-grain brewer, or if you do larger partial-mash batches, a mash paddle (or some equivalent) is a critical piece of brewing equipment to ensure that any “dough balls” (dry spots in the mash) are busted apart, that the mash temp is evenly distributed throughout the mash tun, and to generally just


Iron Horse: Brown Ale clone

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This recipe has since been retired, but recipe provides a classic American-style brown ale.


How do I stop enzymes?

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  I am not sure you have created a monster but you may have a runaway train on your hands! There are only two ways to stop an enzymatic reaction. You can destroy the enzyme or wait until there is no more substrate for the enzyme to act upon. Enzymes are easily destroyed when heated


How can I get better hop utilization?

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Upping IBUs I have been planning on making an extract oatmeal stout, but after entering all my ingredients into a recipe calculator I am concerned with my hop utilization. I boil my wort in about two gallons (8 L) of water and have noticed, through the recipe calculator, that as I add more sugars the


BSI: Brew Scene Investigation

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Follow the case of the sweet stout that went sour, and learn about the potential contaminants that may be lurking in your brewery.


Using Specialty Malts

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Ever wonder what’s so special about specialty malts? Find out how they’re made and how to get the most out of this key family of ingredients.


Upping IBU’S

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Is good hop utilization getting you down? Take some advice from the Wiz. Plus: Enzymes can be a great tool in brewing – how do you stop them?


Dispensing Beer: Tips from the Pros

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Sure, you brew your own. But do you really know how to serve your own in the best possible way? Ashton Lewis (Springfield Brewing) and Andy Tveekrem (Dogfish Head) dispense their advice.


The Spirit of Belgium: Belgian Brewing Roundtable

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What’s the deal with all the interesting, Belgian-inspired brews coming from North American breweries these days? We ask seven brewers of experimental, maverick and artistic beers to sit down to our roundtable and discuss their inspirations, ingredients and brewhouse procedures.


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