Once your mind is set on brewing a new take on a beer, the next step is to design the recipe. Drew and Denny offer up their best advice on taking a concept for a beer and making it become a reality via the most direct route.
I am one of those annoying folks who question things on a regular basis. Several years ago, I retired from the professional brewing world and moved back into the homebrewing space. One thing
From session to imperial strength beers, the alcohol content plays a significant role in a beer’s character. But creating balanced beers at different strengths cannot always be accomplished by simply scaling ingredients up or down. Get a better understanding of the intricacies of brewing beers at different strengths.
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Looking for a taste of the season? Winter warmers are just that; with the bite to take away the cold, these rich beers often have spices and flavors reminiscent of the holiday season. Here are 5 winter warmer clone recipes to brew for when the weather gets cold.
How do you go about re-working a recipe on a beer that didn’t quite live up to your expectations? Find out some of the basic rules to tweaking a recipe.
Kettle souring has become very popular because of the time savings and lower risk of contaminating the brewery compared to other souring techniques. However, the process comes with its own cons too. This DIY “kettle” souring keg solves for those problems.
When it comes time to build a recipe for your next brew, how do you approach the design process? Learn about Denny and Drew’s six philosophies to recipe design so you can hone in on what you may be doing right and what you may be doing wrong in this key process.
The beer styles of Scotland have been misunderstood for years. While entire books have been written on these beers, it seems that many brewers and beer enthusiasts have focused on minor points,
I’m kind of a wee guy,” says Chris Lewis, from behind a table in a carpeted function suite in Aberdeen, Scotland. “And I always thought that I should have something to rely