Topic: All Grain Brewing

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Thinking Brew-In-A-Bag: Helpful tips for this style of brewing

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The popularity of brew-in-a-bag type brewing systems has exploded over the last five years. Denny and Drew look at some factors to make the most of your brew day when using this style of system.


Mastering Milling

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Learn how to dial in your grain mill to produce the right kind of grist for your needs and your brewing system. You’ll see the difference between coarse and fine and what all this means to your brewing and efficiencies with Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis.

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All-Grain Brewing Essentials Workshop

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Designed for intermediate to beginner homebrewers getting into all-grain brewing, this four-hour workshop covers all you need to know to successfully make great homebrews using both traditional and newer all-grain brewing techniques. How to Brew book author John Palmer and equipment guru John Blichmann will take you through the all-grain process from milling, mashing, and

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Using pH Meters for Brewing

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A pH meter is a valuable brewing tool when used correctly. Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis shows you when and how to use a pH meter to make better beer.

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Decoction Mashing Basics

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Decoction mashing is a time-honored German brewing technique that intimidates many brewers. Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis walks you through the basics of decoction including how to do it and why it exists as an all-grain technique.

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Sorting the Facts: A deep dive into mash pH

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Ten years ago, it was a rare homebrewer that cared what their mash pH was. Nowadays it seems like it’s a topic that everyone is talking about. If this intrigues you, check out this deep dive into pH meters and the nuances of mash pH.


Small-Batch Brewing

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Five-gallon (19-L) batches have long been the standard for homebrewers, but there are some real advantages to brewing smaller all-grain batches. Whether as your primary system or to use as a “pilot” system, brewing batches of a gallon (3.8 L) or so requires little space and encourages experimentation with minimal risk.


Measuring Mash pH

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Questions about pH and its relationship to brewing are very deep. So deep in fact, that the pH scale was developed and introduced to the world in 1909 by Søren Peter Lauritz


Batch Sparge Temperature

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I remember when I first began homebrewing back in 1986 and almost immediately wanted to start brewing all-grain. At that time the information related to homebrewing was a little more difficult to find and my quest for information quickly landed me in the stacks of McKeldin Library on the University of Maryland campus in College


Points Off? Defining gravity and why it matters

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Homebrewers have been known to fret over their brewhouse efficiency numbers. Make sure you know the differences, the variables involved, and how to troubleshoot.


Adjusting Flavor Using Brewing Salts

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The Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) training material outlines a sensory training process for brewers and clubs using ingredients found around the home or the brewery. As Education Chair for the Aurora City Brew Club in Aurora, Colorado, I’ve expanded this test to include other flavors and particularly, solutions of brewing salts. In the past,


Curing Sparging Woes

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The likely culprit to this problem, assuming that you have been using the same basic recipe over the last 7–8 years, is beta-glucan from the flaked oats. I am betting on this ingredient because the problem you describe is typical for how high-molecular weight beta-glucan gums associated with certain grains, most notably unmalted oats, rye,


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