Date: October 2020

24 result(s).

Dial In Your Brewing Water No Matter The Source

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Thanks for the great question about water. I will jump into the middle of the pool here and try not to stray towards the deep end where the abyss of things not relevant to homebrewing lies. The crux of your question is how does one determine the starting point with water, and like most things


Enzymes Ex Machina: Explore the world of exogenous enzymes

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For a long time the only enzyme most brewers would ever think about adding was some amylase enzymes . . . boy have times changed. Learn about the rapidly expanding world of exogenous enzymes.


The Sandbank Brewing Co.: A once-a-year (or lifetime) experience

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After three hard days of riding a mountain bike through the turbulent escarpment zone in Zambia, what awaits riders is some finely crafted beer, made at home by the race organizer. Check out this unique story.


DIY Draft Trunk Lines: When you want to run long draft lines

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When your keg storage unit (kegerator) and home bar aren’t going to be located in the same area of your house it’s time to run trunk lines. Here is how to build them yourself with the help of a glycol chiller.


Session Beers: The drive to go little

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Bigger is always better, right? Not according to fans of session beers. Denny and Drew lay out some keys to crafting a fine example of a low-alcohol beer built with enough character to feel “big.”


English IPA: Yes, you can call this India pale ale

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Many view their India pale ale to require certain character
istics, but those may not come close to what the classic rendition looked like. Gordon Strong takes us back to the prototypical IPA; the English IPA.


Gordon Strong’s English IPA

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OK, this is about as simple as it gets: One malt, one hop, and single infusion mash. When you only use a small number of ingredients and you don’t do extra work to transform them, you really have to make quality choices. So, don’t skimp with your ingredients selection.


Bitterness & The IBU – What’s It All About?

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In the earlier days of the American India pale ale, bitterness was king. The more Bitterness Units (BU), the better. We didn’t have the hazy-juicys, we had bitter and hoppy, piney, ashy, resinous, maybe dank. Predominant West Coast IPAs began to evolve the palates of every cool craft beer junky into a bitter-beer-ophile. Bitterness addicts


10 New Hops to Brew With

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It still strikes me as a little odd when I see a beer can boldly declaring “hops” as an ingredient. Sure, hops are an ingredient in almost every modern beer, but the


Lupulin Brewing Co.’s Sophistry 06 clone

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Lupulin Brewing Co.’s Sophistry 06 clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG =  1.072  FG = 1.015IBU = 27*  SRM = 5  ABV = 7.5% * Beers heavily dry hopped can differ greatly from the calculated IBU levels that a beer calculator may provide. While our calculator says that this beer will contain 27 IBUs, when measured


Icarus Brewing Co.’s Pineapple Hindenburg clone

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Icarus Brewing Co.’s Pineapple Hindenburg clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.064  FG = 1.016IBU = 17.1  SRM = 6  ABV = 6.2% This recipe was born out of a collaboration with the Ocean County Homebrewers club. The base recipe makes a very nice New England-style pale ale, but Icarus takes that and throws fresh habaneros into


Indeed Brewing Co.’s Triumph Pale Ale clone

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Indeed Brewing Co.’s Triumph Pale Ale clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.055  FG = 1.011IBU = 45  SRM = 6  ABV = 5.7% This single-hop pale ale from Indeed Brewing features juicy/berry/tropical flavors from the Triumph hops. Ingredients9.5 lbs. (4.3 kg) Simpsons Golden Promise pale ale malt1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg) Simpsons Golden Naked Oats6 AAU Triumph hops (20


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