Topic: Homebrew Stories

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Beer Is Art


When viewed as an opportunity, the craft beer world can open doors in places throughout the world. One woman is bringing her experience and teachings to show the next generation of fellow South Africans what beer can do for them. Be sure to read about the Beer is Art movement

You Can Go Homebrew Again


A longtime icon in the homebrewing world, Jamil Zainasheff and his wife opened Heretic Brewing Co. in 2010. Having recently sold the brewery, Jamil is once again finding his homebrewing roots.

By The Pint: Enjoying traditional British ales for 50 years


A homebrewer realizes that his 50th anniversary of loving British ales is coming up. He reflects back on his past with both the traditional ales from the island nation as well as his relationship with craft beer through the years

The Homebrew Milkman: COVID-19 brewing reflections


When COVID lockdowns went into effect, a homebrewer sprang into action, crafting beers first for his social beer group and later for friends and neighbors. His efforts were rewarded with charity donations and gifts. Learn about this homebrewer’s “milk” route.

Peak Performance: Brewing on top of Mt. Whitney


To celebrate their 25th anniversary, two partners from MoreBeer! climbed and brewed beer at the highest point in the continental U.S. — Mt. Whitney, California. Go behind the scenes of their planning and adventure

Size Matters: Turning homebrewers pro since 1997


The Red Ledge Brewers are a small but potent homebrew club in mid-Michigan. With roughly 20–25 active members, they have turned out a dozen professional brewers in the 25 years since their founding. Learn what they attribute it to

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


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


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


BYO’s own Kiev Rattee heads to the local synagogue for a special holiday brew day. He gets the scoop on the
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Snow Ale: Beer brewed from snowmelt water


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


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.

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