Date: October 2021

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Distillation Guide

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Looking to try your hand in the broad world of distilling? Check out the following programs and equipment to start your journey down the path to distilling.


All Aboard for Gourds

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Pumpkin beers get a bad rap nowadays. I think it’s a natural backlash to over-exposure, since they went from a highly-anticipated fall seasonal beer to a faddish trend about ten years ago.


Pastry Stouts: Tips from the Pros

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The so-called “pastry” stout is a high-gravity stout with flavors reminiscent of popular desserts. Get tips for brewing your own nightcap beer from three pros leading the charge.


Traditional Pumpkin Ale

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Gordon Strong’s traditional amber spiced pumpkin ale recipe, a classic example of what would come to mind if you ordered a pumpkin beer a decade ago.


Squash Tripel

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An unspiced squash tripel recipe courtesy of Will Meyers, Brewmaster at Cambridge Brewing Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Electric Countertop Brew Systems

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There has been tremendous growth in the popularity of electric all-in-one countertop homebrew systems in recent years. With more than 20 systems now available, we thought it was time to put together a comparison of the features each has to make choosing a system easier for those in the market.


Distillation 101: When Beer Becomes Bourbon

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When your homebrew is done fermenting, that doesn’t necessarily mean it is ready for packaging. Where legal, the next step may be distilling it into Bourbon. Get a crash course on home distillation from the author of How to Distill.


Counting Calories & Carbs

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All beer has calories and empty carbs, but they don’t all have the same amount. Learn how to calculate the amount of calories and carbs in the beers you brew at home, as well as some tips for the health-conscious folks about how to brew beers with less.


Piwo Grodziskie

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Piwo Grodziskie (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.037  FG = 1.007 IBU = 30  SRM = 4  ABV = 3.9% Ingredients7 lbs. (3.2 kg) oak-smoked wheat malt0.6 lb. (0.27 kg) German pale ale malt14 oz. (0.4 kg) rice hulls5.6 AAU Saaz hops (60 min.) (1.6 oz./45 g at 3.5% alpha acids)7 AAU Saaz hops (0 min.)


Stainless Steel Auto-siphon: A novel approach to priming a siphon

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When a reader purchases a new kettle he decided to forgo adding any ports. He opted to engineer a stainless racking cane that is primed differently than most homebrewing canes.


An Ode To Oktoberfest: Bringing it back through memories

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When news of the cancellation of the 2021 Oktoberfest broke, one woman felt the need to sit down to recapture this renowned festival in all its glory. Here is her ode to the great and vivacious Oktoberfest held in Munich . . . most years.


Alternative Souring Methods: Acid-producing yeast strains

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Brewers and winemakers often share ideas with one another. Fermentation specialist Federico Tondini guides readers through the world of a yeast strain brought over from the wine world: Lachancea thermotolerans


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