High school students in Italy use homebrewing in class lessons in science, economics, marketing, medicine, history and art.
An experimental batch with several new hops in my freezer. It proved to be a pungent/grassy mix with a healthy citrus and tropical fruit kick to the nose.
Understanding hop science and high-level dry hopping techniques allow you to lock in all that hop aroma.
The Wiz gets tropical and offers first-hand insight on the Pro-Am rauchbier he was involved with brewing.
Always consider these specialty malts when crafting a new recipe to enhance your brew.
Inspired by Jack's Abby Brewing RIPL Effect, this was my attempt to brew something akin with a rye edge coming out from behind the bold hop profile. Jack's Abby used triticale, but I used a rye malt in my brew, and also used the hops I had on hand.
On December 16 the authors of "Experimental Homebrewing" Denny Conn and Drew Beechum spent two hours answering reader questions. Here are the highlights.
A basic homebrewing setup is simple to scrub down, but each new piece of equipment you acquire can add contamination problems if it is not cleaned and sanitized properly.
Learn about the history of Anchor Steam Beer as well as some brewing tips and traditions from the craft brewing pioneers at San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing Company. Plus: Six Anchor Brewing clone recipes.
Homebrewers who want to get in on the craft beer canning craze don’t have to save up for a home canning line. Mobile canning companies are stepping in to fill the void.
The authors of the new book Experimental Homebrewing take a look at some ingredients you may not have considered and the ways they can be used in your beer.
Spruce tips can offer unique flavors and aromas to an array of beer styles. Three pros offer their takes.
Malt character should be the focus of a good Belgian Dubbel. Learn to create your own classic Belgian-style beer.
Having trouble monitoring your mash temperature? Install a recessed mash tun thermometer.
The thrill of winning a medal is a great reason to enter a homebrew competition, but it’s not the only one. Get some tips for brewing like an award winner.