September 2001

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Recipe

Harpoon Brewery: Harpoon IPA

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This Harpoon classic started out as a summer seasonal in 1993 and ended up becoming one of the brewery’s biggest sellers. It is a crisp, clean, fairly traditional English IPA that will always be in style.

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Recipe

Big Sky Brewing’s Slow Elk Oatmeal Stout clone

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According to Big Sky Brewing’s website, “Enjoy the creamy texture, great malt complexity and the unequaled smoothness of this Northern Rockies Oatmeal Stout.”

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Refurbishing Corny Kegs

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Learn how to make an old, tired "Corny" keg look and work like new.

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Understanding Enzymes

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Many homebrewers find this question confusing, which is hardly surprising, since many commercial brewers don’t appear to truly understand it either! It is important to think of the mash as two distinct

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Plotting OG with a Graph

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How to calculate specific gravity with a handy graph.

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Kölsch

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 OG = 1.040 to 1.048 FG = 1.008 to  1.013  IBUs = 16 to 30 SRM = 3.5 to 5  ABV = 4.0 to 5.0% Kölsch is the beer that put the

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Where do calories in beer come from?

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There is really no reason to argue about this because you are both partially correct. An average 12-ounce serving of a “domestic-style” beer contains about 14 grams of ethanol and 11 grams

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Fluctuating mash temperatures

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Mash temperature in all-grain brewing has a significant and demonstrable affect on beer flavor. In general, multi-temperature mash profiles incorporating temperature rests from 120* to 160* F will produce more fermentable worts

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What I Wish I Had Known as a Homebrewer: Tips from the Pros

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Lessons these pros wish they had learned to help their homebrewing early on.

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Brew a German Helles with an All-Grain, Step-Mash

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Raising the mash temperature, understanding exzymes and the iodine test. Plus: what’s going on in the mash and the protein-rest debate.

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Brew a Scottish ale with an All-Grain, Single-Infusion Mash

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How to mash grains, recirculate the wort and sparge.

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Brew a Porter using a Partial-Mash

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How to do a partial-mash, boil the full wort, use a wort chiller and prime a full five-gallon batch. Plus: a quick guide to grain color.

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Brew a Pale Ale Using Extract and Specialty Grains

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How to steep grains, boil pellet hops, make a starter from liquid yeast and conduct a secondary fermentation.

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Brew a No-Boil Extract Brown Ale

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How to clean, sanitize, prepare a no-boil wort, aerate, proof and pitch a dry yeast, ferment a batch and bottle your beer. Plus: basic equipment.