We use a wide variety of words to talk about beer color — words such as white, pale, straw, blonde, beige, golden, yellow, honey-like, latte, orange, bronze, brown, mocha, caramel, chocolate, black,
A recent trend over the past few years in craft and homebrewing is making dark or black versions of pale colored beers; the first, and still most popular, being IPA. Recently I
Most homebrewers identify themselves as either extract brewers or all-grain brewers. There is, however, a middle ground between these two approaches — partial mashing. Partial mashing gives you much of the flexibility
Brewer: Chris McKim, The Brew Kettle Taproom and Smokehouse in Strongsville, OH When I first started brewing there were not that many extracts available and the quality was sometimes questionable. There is
Ah, the many wonderful colors of beer! The pale straw of Belgian wit, the rich gold of Pilsner, the burnished copper of London ale and the pre-dawn darkness of stout . .
Go For the Gold with Pale Beers Brewing an award-winning beer of any style is a true accomplishment and one to be proud of. But while brewing a blue-ribbon barleywine or stout