Topic: Homebrew Stories

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A Homebrewer’s Challenge: If you ever find yourself stuck

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Peer pressure isn’t just a middle school phenomenon. A homebrew shop owner who has spent his entire life immersed in homebrewing culture wants to remind you to be true to your own tastes and what you want to drink


All in the Neighborhood

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Fairgate Brewing’s story begins with my story. I started to appreciate beer in the late 80s at the Horseshoe Pub in Hudson, Massachusetts, where they had 100 beers on tap — pretty amazing back then. My co-workers and I ran through the list more than once top to bottom. That is where I realized some


The Shop Around the Corner: My local homebrew store

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A woman who has never brewed becomes interested in a homebrew shop around the corner and how business has changed during COVID. She reports what she found.


WeBrew: Celebrating a synagogue brew day

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BYO’s own Kiev Rattee heads to the local synagogue for a special holiday brew day. He gets the scoop on the
WeBrew homebrew.


Snow Ale: Beer brewed from snowmelt water

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When the snow gods delivered a big dump of the glistening white stuff to one homebrewer’s home, he found that the beer gods were the ones giving him a sign.


Ireland Trip Recap

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We recap and share photos from a recent trip BYO’s Publisher and a group of BYO readers took to explore Ireland’s breweries, distilleries, and scenic countryside.


Drink Two and Call Me In The Morning: Balancing medical school and homebrewing

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The Dogshead Brewing team first started to take shape when I got my acceptance letter to attend medical school in the fall of 2020. See, I was already a homebrewer having grown


Into the Heislerverse

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It has survived alien, robot, and zombie apocalypses, been thrown back at local watering holes, and taken up space in fridges across the globe. Learn about Hollywood’s favorite fictional beer brand through a homebrewer’s quest to brew the real thing.


An Ode To Oktoberfest: Bringing it back through memories

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When news of the cancellation of the 2021 Oktoberfest broke, one woman felt the need to sit down to recapture this renowned festival in all its glory. Here is her ode to the great and vivacious Oktoberfest held in Munich . . . most years.


Space Beer: To the edge of our world and back

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What would you send into space if the opportunity afforded it? One homebrewer sent a sachet of yeast and then conducted a test with it. Find out how the Space Yeast performed. Spoiler alert: They didn’t go to plaid.


Spruce Fest: A riverside brewing festival

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What started as a spontaneous idea between friends one evening while sitting around a campfire next to a river has developed into a pilgrimage for spruce beer fans: Spruce Fest.


Vermont Pride: The Green Mountain Mashers

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Our most exciting event so far was last year when we brewed a wee heavy in tribute to Greg. We chose the wee heavy because Greg literally wrote the book on Scotch ales for the Classic Beer Styles series.


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