Date: October 2016

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Build a Fermentation Temperature Control System

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Whether the topic is brewing techniques or DIY projects, learning and sharing with others have played a huge role in my homebrewing hobby. A common problem that I’ve found a lot of

Sanitation Techniques

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In the September 2016 column I discussed cleaning techniques in the brewery, so now we must look at sanitizing brewing equipment, since that comes after cleaning. That’s a very important statement in

Rock Art Brewery: Limited Access clone

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Rock Art uses a cleaner American/California Ale strain in this beer compared to some of the other New England IPAs, the unfiltered product still has a glowing haze thanks to the huge late bursting of hops and a high dry hopping rate.

Double IPA
All Grain, Partial Mash

Foundation Brewing Company: Epiphany clone

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Foundation Head Brewer and Co-Owner Joel Mahaffey says, “The characteristics that I feel are the hallmarks of a Maine IPA are a soft body, modest but solid malt backbone, low bitterness (but sufficient to avoid cloying sweetness), and a dominating hop flavor and aroma profile. Characteristics should lean towards fruit, be it citrus or tropical, but notes of pine and resin are also perfectly acceptable.”
Double IPA
All Grain, Partial Mash

Trillium Brewing Company: Sleeper Street clone

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Trillium brewers describe this beer on their website as, “Opaque orange-yellow in color with floral aromas of lime zest, grapefruit peel, pine sap, and candied orange.”

India Pale Ale
All Grain, Extract with Grains

Tree House Brewing Company: Julius clone

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This "New England style" IPA is bursting with American hops filled with mango, passionfruit, and citrus.
India Pale Ale
All Grain, Extract with Grains

The Alchemist: Focal Banger clone

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While the recipe for Focal Banger has been known to change over the years, the hop combo has been one thing that hasn’t changed.
India Pale Ale
All Grain, Extract with Grains

Brewing Extract-Based Sour Beers

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When I wrote American Sour Beers I ignored extract brewers (sorry), other than a brief note on page 307 about adapting all-grain recipes. I mentioned malt extract several other times, but only

All About Brett

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A glass of a saison brewed with “The Mad Fermentationist” house Brett/Saison blend hopped with Hallertau Blanc and Huell Melon, and blended with a bottle of Alsatian Gewürztraminer. In 2012 Chad Yakobson

Hop Combinations

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Paradoxically, recipe construction is at once an element of the brewing process that gets far too much attention — and also not enough. It gets too much attention in that too many

Craze for the Haze: New England IPAs

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Centered in the northeastern corner of the USA, the hazy IPA has taken on a cult following in recent years. But the trend hasn’t come without backlash. In fact there is no

Lautering 101

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  If you’re an extract brewer thinking about going all-grain, one of the most important steps to understand, after mashing, is lautering. Lautering is the process by which the brewer separates the

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