In alcoholic beverages, maltiness is usually balanced by another flavor. In wine (and some styles of beer), maltiness is balanced by acidity. In most styles of beer, maltiness is balanced by the
There are many different varieties of hops available to the homebrewer. In addition, these hops come in a few different forms. Different forms of hops vary with regards to their storage potential
So how do you choose the right hops for your beer? With such a wide range of flavor and aroma characteristics, Brew Your Own’s online chart can serve as a helpful guide
Since this is a big beer, Dick’s takes it’s time producing Bottleworks IPA. It takes a total of 6 weeks to ferment, clear in the bright tank, mellow, and then Dick’s bottle conditions the beer for another 2 week.
I had been homebrewing for about a year when I first got the bug to try my hand at growing my own hops. A good friend and one of my homebrewing mentors,
Odell Brewing Company: 5 Barrel Pale Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.052 FG = 1.013 IBU = 38 SRM = 7 ABV = 5.2% Named for the 5 select hop
Deschutes Brewing Company: Mirror Pond Pale Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.053 FG = 1.015 IBU = 40 SRM = 10 ABV = 5% Deschutes leans on Cascade hops in
Terrapin Beer Company: Rye Pale Ale (5 gallons / 19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.054 FG = 1.013 IBU = 38 SRM = 8 ABV = 5.6% Ingredients 8.6 lbs. (3.9 kg)
Wells and Young’s Ltd: Young’s Special London Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.015 IBU = 30 SRM = 11 ABV = 6.4% Young’s Special London Ale is
Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.013 IBU = 56 SRM = 8 ABV = 7% Bell’s flagship IPA is brewed with 100% Centennial
First brewed in 1981, Sierra Nevada explains that Celebration Ale is one of the earliest examples of an American-style IPA, and it’s still one of the few hop-forward holiday beers. The intense, hop-heavy beer features Chinook, Centennial, and Cascade hops.