Date: October 2012

20 result(s).

Your First Homebrew Competition

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Competitions can be a fun way to learn more about brewing better homebrews — and maybe earn some bragging rights as well. If you are interested in seeing how your homebrews stack

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Sumpin’ Like Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ (Wheat IPA)

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Sumpin’ Like Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.073   FG = 1.018 IBU = 63   SRM = 5   ABV = 7.7% Ingredients 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) 2-row pale malt

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Smooth Rye’d

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Smooth Rye’d (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.065   FG = 1.016 IBU = 57   SRM = 6   ABV = 6.8% Ingredients 8.5 lbs. (3.9 kg) 2-row pale malt 3 lbs. (1.4

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Bombay After Dark

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Bombay After Dark (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.070 FG = 1.018 IBU = 49 SRM = 27 ABV = 7.1% Ingredients 11.5 lbs. (5.2 kg) 2-row pale malt 1 lb.

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Tragen Babbel (Belgian IPA)

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Tragen Babbel (5 gallons/19L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.014 IBU = 37 SRM = 11 ABV = 6.9% Ingredients 9.5 lbs. (4.3 kg) 2-row pale malt 1 lb. (0.45 kg)

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Abita Brewing Company: Andygator Doppelbock clone

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Abita Brewing Company: Andygator Doppelbock clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.078   FG = 1.017 IBU = 25   SRM = 8 ABV = 8% This original high-gravity brew is made with

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Build a Mash Temperature Controller

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I spent a lot of time controlling temperatures on the cold side of the brewing process in my early homebrew days, including temperature control during grain, hop and yeast storage, yeast propagation

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Preventing Diacetyl

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Vicinal diketones (VDKs) are the products of normal beer fermentation within a brewery. The two VDKs that are of primary concern to brewers are 2,3-butanedione (diacetyl) and 2,3-pentanedione. Diacetyl in a finished

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All-Grain Brewing in a Bag

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Your first thought on this term might be that this is the simplest form of brewing possible. Perhaps something like open the bag, sprinkle in fairy dust and drink the beer? But

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Doppelbock

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by the numbers OG: 1.072–1.112 (17.5–26.3 °P) FG: 1.016–1.024 (4.1–6.1 °P) SRM: 6–25 IBU: 16–26 ABV: 7–10% When new homebrewers come into the hobby, it seems that they often focus on pale

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Behind the Scenes at Homebrew Competitions

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It’s no understatement to say that these are boom times for homebrewing with the number of US homebrewers now currently estimated to be over one million. The growth in homebrewing is also

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Fermented Foods: Making Sauerkraut, Yogurt, Sourdough & Malt Vinegar at Home

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It may come as a shock to some homebrewers, but beer isn’t the only delicious thing that fermentation is responsible for creating. If you already know how to brew beer, it is

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20 result(s) found.