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.
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.
Wintertime for homebrewers can often mean high-ABV beers and spiced ales. Get some pointers on adding a little spice to your next brew.
Get some pointers when the itch hits to start entering your homebrew in competitions, whether street-level, local, national, or international.
Rye has a long and storied history in brewing but many brewers shy away from it. Learn some best practices for its use.
Learn the basics of the various ways brewers in this era can produce sour beers, from traditional to modern.
Do we need to boil our wort? While the answer is no, there are plenty of advantages. Get the reasoning why.
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.
IPA fans have a lot of decisions to make when it comes to designing a hop schedule in a recipe. We guide you through some of the key points.
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.
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.