September 2006

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1820 Brown Stout

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When stout was stout…

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Bierce’s Bitter IPA (2 Step Recipe)

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India Pale Ale, n. A style of beer inaccessible to stovetop homebrewers — unless you use the Texas Two-Step method.

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Shaun of the Red (Irish Red Ale)

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A robust version of an Irish red ale — you might call it a red ale with a little more guts.

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Recipe

Pandora’s Pilsner

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When Pandora opened her box, she released all the troubles of mankind — sorrow, despair, greed, crime, poverty and disease. Opening a Pandora’s Pilsner crams all that stuff back in the box . . . for about 30 minutes.

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Big Belly Belgian Blonde

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Austin Powers claimed that "Danger" was his middle name. After seeing our procedures, you may think we should have named this beer after him. However, once you get your first taste of it, you’ll be yelling one of Fat Bastard’s most memorable lines — "Get in my belly!

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Creature of the Wheel Kölsch

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The wheat malt is a nod to the past, but this recipe uses every modern technological advantage to produce a clean, crisp, light-colored Kölsch. If the family has never enjoyed any of your homebrews before, this may bring them into the light.

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Bergman’s Notorious Blonde Ale

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A golden blonde ale with just a hint of raciness in the hops. Follow the instructions closely and this will come off without a hitch.

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MacGowan’s Sweet Tooth Stout

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A dark ale with enough roasty bitterness to make you take it seriously, but enough sweetness to make it go down easy.

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Clifford Brown Ale

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Like the best jazz from the hard bop era, this Brown Ale is complex but not boggling.

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The Brothers Reid Scottish Ale

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A malty beer to walk 500 miles for . . . and 500 more, if necessary.

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Recipe

Snake River Brewing Co.’s See You In Helles clone

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Helles is the German word for light-colored and perfectly describes this lager beer which is full bodied and lightly hopped.

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Tod’s Boisterous Porter

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A trip back to Victorian England for the birth of robust porter complete with tips and recipes.

Mr. Wizard

Mr. Wizard

Welding terms

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I have answered some stainless steel questions in the past and at the time Mr. Wizard was still cloaked by the wispy clouds of anonymity. Now that I have been unveiled I

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Project

Build a Burton Union System: Projects

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Our homebrew interpretation of a Burton Union system can be used for harvesting yeast or reclaiming beer that would have been lost out the blow-off tube. Save the beer for your glass, not your floor.

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Troubleshooting Homebrew Techniques

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How to troubleshoot problematic beers and get back on track as fast as possible. A step by step guide to the most effective approach to fixing a bad batch.

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Brewing Water: Tips from the Pros

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Greg Noonan of Vermont Pub & Brewery and Scott Schwartz of Nimbus Brewing Company dive into a discussion of water.

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Canning Yeast Starters

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Making a yeast starter is one of the biggest keys to making great beer at home. But, it can be a pain. Take the pain out of your pre-brewday preparations by canning your own wort for use in a yeast starter. We’ll tell you everything you need to know to preserve your own fresh starter wort, ready to be pressed into service at a moment’s notice.

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Extreme Brewing

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He brought you continual hopping and the 60, 90 and 120 minute IPAs with his brewery, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. He brought you the Randall, a whole new way to put hop flavor and aroma into beer. Now he’s written a book on homebrewing — extreme homebrewing. We’ll give you the first look at the book and five recipes for extreme homebrewers.

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When Brown Stout was Stout

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Let us take you back to a time when stout was the brewery’s best porter. Today’s black stouts had their origins in yesterday’s stout brown porter. Find out everything — from brown malts to basic methods — to brewing this historic beer style. Plus: a recipe for an authentic 1820 stout.

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Extract Method to your Madness

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You’re mad about brewing. But if you want to get serious about extract brewing, you need a method to your madness. Explore the most common methods of extract brewing, including the no-boil method, concentrated boil method, extract late method and the Texas two-step, and decide for yourself which best suits you. Plus: Recipes for each method and 4 web-only bonus recipes!