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Wort Chilling

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Homebrewers need to chill there wort after the boil, but there is no correct way. Learn the pros and cons of various methods of wort chilling along with the different techniques to chill the wort down to yeast-pitching temperatures.
If you want to make a balanced beer, you need to know something about bittering. The alpha acids in hops bring bitter flavor to your beer so that you can balance outvar
Brewing water can be pretty confusing, especially to a new homebrewer who is starting to brew all-grain batches. All you need to know in the beginning, however, is if six certain ionsvar
Competitions can be a fun way to learn more about brewing better homebrews — and maybe earn some bragging rights as well. If you are interested in seeing how your homebrews stackvar
One of the easiest ways to save money as you begin homebrewing more often — and a way to ensure you have ingredients on hand when you decide to brew up a batchvar
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Selecting Hops

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Whether it’s a double IPA from which the hops literally jump from the glass to punch you in the mouth, or a stout where the hop characteristics are more subtle and usedvar
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Brewing with Oatmeal

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Once you get the basics of brewing with barley malt down, it is fun to start experimenting with other grains and adjuncts. In this story, Jamil Zainasheff discusses brewing oatmeal stout. Ifvar
As you learn to homebrew, you will hear over and over again that you will need to maintain control over the temperature of your fermentation to maintain some control over the profilevar
New homebrewers spend a lot of time considering the style of beers they want to brew, but another question to consider early in the process is what to do with your beervar
There are hundreds of resources available to homebrewers looking to clone the world’s most popular beers. But, inevitably, we’ve all stumbled upon that obscure brew that flies below the radar — bevar
With qualities that prevent it from rusting, stainless steel is highly regarded and often used in every facet of homebrewing — from stainless kettles with stainless immersion coolers, to hot liquor tanks, mashvar