Topic: Beer Styles

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Bière de Garde: From the French countryside

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The French farmhouse style we know as bière de garde has a somewhat fuzzy history. Gordon Strong catches us up on how the modern take of the beer style came to be identified and the keys to crafting a quenching rendition of your own


American Blonde Ale: For many people, their first craft beer

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Often seen as a dumbed-down version of an American pale ale, the slightly less hoppy counterpart, American blonde ale, commonly gets overlooked as just a lawnmower beer. But these beers can have plenty of character.


Pre-Prohibition Lager: A classic American Pilsner-type beer

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A style still often called classic American Pilsner, or CAP, the pre-Prohibition lager has several distinctions that separate it from modern American light lagers. Learn the history of the style and some guidelines to crafting your own CAP.


Chocolate Clones

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We’ve collected chocolate beer clone recipes from six of our favorite breweries. Together, they show just how different chocolate beer recipes can be.


Imperial Stout: Back in black

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Imperial stouts are now one of the most revered beer styles in the craft beer world. Learn about its history and pointers for crafting this big, age-worthy style.


Technical Brewing Approaches to Trendy Beer Styles

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Just because a new beer style is popular doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be careful brewing techniques and approaches to making it the best it can be for your thirsty customers. From hazy IPAs to kettle sours, there are best-selling styles customers love, but these styles are quickly evolving so there isn’t a solid foundation of

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Small-Scale Sour Beer Brewing

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Understand how to produce sour and funky beers for your small brewery from a fellow craft brewer and author of the book American Sour Beers, Michael Tonsmeire. You’ll cover wort production, growing alternative microbes, blending, aging on fruit, and of course, sanitation. The goal is that you’ll leave with better knowledge to produce your own

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Tips for Brewing Hazy Beers

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Hazy beers are all the craze. Brew Your Own Magazine’s Technical Editor Ashton Lewis walks through his favorite tips for brewing hazy beers.

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Sahti: A traditional Finnish farmhouse ale

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As the oldest continually brewed beer style in the world, sahti production does not follow modern brewing practices. Explore what makes this Finnish farmhouse beer unique.


Keys To Brewing A Great Weizen

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I also love hefeweizens and enjoy brewing and drinking weizen beers! Weizen is definitely a yeast-driven style, where fermentation products really define the flavor profile. Let’s set yeast aside for a moment and touch on a few other components of this wonderful style. A great weizen should have a creamy, stable foam, a slightly chewy


Smoothie Sours

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Like a fruited Berliner weisse on steroids, smoothie sours are loaded with fruits, adjuncts, and over-the-top flavor. They have become some of the most sought-after beers being produced today, and are among the most fun beer styles to brew. With ingredients such as soft-serve ice cream mix, marshmallows, graham crackers, and cheesecake mix paired with your favorite fruits and Lactobacillus to provide a balancing sourness, get ready for the new dessert in a glass.


Pastry Stouts: Tips from the Pros

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The so-called “pastry” stout is a high-gravity stout with flavors reminiscent of popular desserts. Get tips for brewing your own nightcap beer from three pros leading the charge.


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