Macro lagers aren’t the only beers that benefit from the addition of corn (maize). Learn how it can benefit homebrewers too!
Convert recipes between all-grain and extract with some simple calculations.
Do dangers lurk in the kräusen ring at the top of your fermenter? Plus: Increasing shelf life and free amino nitrogen levels in dextrin malts.
A family comes together on a get-away vacation and brews up a beer, and a new tradition.
This is a web-bonus extract with grains version of the Czech Dunkel recipe that ran in the Jan-Feb 2017 issue.
Pilsner has a long history and numerous adaptations. Take a closer look at the beer style that is giving IPA a run for its money as the darling in the craft beer and homebrew communities.
Lagers don’t require months to ferment and lager. Let’s break that myth and learn how these beers can be consumed in about the same amount of time as ales.
Marshall Schott conducted an experiment of whether the fast lager method resulted in the same beer as the traditional method. Here are the results.
Mexican lagers aren’t only being brewed with the intention of being poured from clear glass bottles with a lime. Craft and homebrewers alike are enjoying these crisp, refreshing beers. Get tips to brew your own. Plus: 3 commercial clone recipes.
The key to a basement homebrewery is proper ventilation. Learn the fundamentals of ventilation and how to install a system that works for you.
Pilsner is a classic style, but some brewers are putting an American, craft twist on it. Get tips for brewing an alternative style of Pilsner.
Irish extra stout fits between the Irish stout and foreign extra stout in terms of strength and flavor intensity, but it is actually the style that is most similar to historical porter.
Just because your favorite commercial brewery makes beer in a certain way, that doesn’t mean that you should try to replicate their process on your homebrewery. Customize your brew day to fit your needs and the hobby will be even more enjoyable.
If you are put off by the loud noise of a ventilation fan in your basement brewery, install the fan outside of the basement and brew in peace.