September 2002

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Creemore Springs Premium Lager clone

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“A big taste from a tiny place” is Creemore Springs creed. This Ontario-based brewery focuses on producing German-style beers. Here is a recipe for their Premium Lager, made using a North American lager yeast.

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Bell’s Brewery Best Brown Ale clone

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A smooth, toasty brown ale. Aromas of caramel and cocoa.

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Recipe

Kohl’s Pale Kellerbier

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More hop presence than a Munich Helles and most often served relatively young and unfiltered in comparison to Pilsner, a Kellerbier can come in a Pale or Amber version. This version falls in the Pale variety. This recipe is a little stronger than a traditional Kellerbier, but the hops will provide a bright balance to the malt and alcohol.

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Recipe

Cabin Fever Saison

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Saison is French for "season."  It is the name originally given to Pale Ales brewed in the French part of Belgium. Here is a great recipe to brew in late winter to enjoy after spring yard work is complete.

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a dark porter-like beer in a Pilsner-style, tall glass

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Bamberg Rauchbier

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An ancient beer style that’s still smokin’.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Taking original gravity readings

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This question brings up some issues that I have experienced over the years and I have been somewhat surprised by my observations. I usually collect a wort sample from a sample valve

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Silicone hosing lifespan

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The hoses used in homebrewing are similar to the hoses used in beverage and food-processing plants, except the industrial-grade hoses are reinforced to increase their pressure rating and usually covered by a

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Project

Build a Draft Beer Fridge: Projects

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Keep draft beer cool by giving new life to your old dorm fridge from school.

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Article

The Science of Yeast

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The layman’s guide to the science of brewer’s yeast.

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Article

Fruit Brewing Techniques

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How to make a berry good beer.

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a dark porter-like beer in a Pilsner-style, tall glass

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Brewing Smoked Beers: Tips from the Pros

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Expert advice on brewing smoked beers and smoking your malt at home.

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Article

The Beers of Franconia, Germany

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Nestled in northern Bavaria, this  region of Germany is home to a startling diversity of beer styles.

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Article

Rx for Brewing Problems

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Long lag times and stuck fermentations. Under-attentuation and over-carbonation. Making beer at home is simple, but making good beer on a consistent basis is a bit more tricky. So here’s how to prevent common problems, avoid mistakes and fix a good batch gone bad. Plus: common terms that will help you identify and evaluate off-flavors and aromas in your beer.

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Article

Brewing with Honey

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Honey is a versatile, highly fermentable ingredient that can add a bit of buzz to almost any beer style, from pale pilsners and light lagers to porters, stouts and spiced beers. Tips, techniques and three “sweet” recipes.