New to Brew

The end result is beer, but there are many ways to get there. There are pros and cons to brewing with malt extract, brewing all-grain batches, or falling somewhere in-between. We break down the basics of these approaches so prospective homebrewers and those new to the hobby can better understand the basics and decide which method fits their goals.
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Sugar Syrups

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While they can be time consuming, making them isn't hard. Get the scoop on using and making your own sugar syrups for your brews.
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Spiced Beer

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Wintertime for homebrewers can often mean high-ABV beers and spiced ales. Get some pointers on adding a little spice to your next brew.
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Brewing With Rye

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Rye has a long and storied history in brewing but many brewers shy away from it. Learn some best practices for its use.
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Beauty In The Boil

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Do we need to boil our wort? While the answer is no, there are plenty of advantages. Get the reasoning why.
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Fruited Beer

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Spring is the time to start planning your beers for summer and nothing says summer like a fruited beer. Get some pointers on brewing one.
According to our annual reader study, meads are the third most popular beverage to ferment after beer and cider. Dive into the greater world of these fermented honey beverages.
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Easy Lagers

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Most brewers would regard lagers as more difficult to brew than ales, but there are some tricks to simplify the process.
A popular pastime with homebrewers is trying to replicate their favorite, commercially-available beers . . . cloning a beer. Get some pointers on a cloning a favorite beer.