Topic: Recipes

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One Style, Many Strengths

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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.


Troubleshooting A Recipe

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Nice description of the character in your beer you don’t like. Before getting into an answer, I want to comment on how important good descriptions are when attempting to problem solve. Aromas and flavors are very often challenging to describe because we don’t perceive flavor and aroma as individual signals like an analytical instrument with


Beer Spicing Decisions

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A Flavor extraction is almost always influenced by particle size. Indeed, the only times this is not true is when the compounds of interest are not soluble in the solvent being used for the extraction. In brewing, there are really two solvents of practical interest. Water is the solvent at play during the production of


Winter Warmers

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Winter Warmers People have many unique ways of keeping warm when the weather gets cold. Sitting by the fireplace, getting close to a special someone, or wearing three sweaters are just a few approaches to combat the frigid season. For many, a great sipping beer, widely referred to as a “winter warmer,” serves the purpose


Tweaking Out: The many ways to adjust a recipe

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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.


The Lacto Lounge

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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.


Recipe Design: Our six philosophies to beer construction

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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.


Brewing Traditional Scottish Ales

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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, amplified incorrect information, broadly generalized the country, and taken homebrewer techniques as traditional commercial brewing methods. This really isn’t unique to Scotland, as


A Scottish Brewing Revolution

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Fallen Brewing in Stirlingshire is renowned for their quality beers, which Founder Paul Fallen credits to nailing down brewing techniques as a homebrewer. 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


Beyond the Barrel

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Barrel-aged beers are wonderful, but barrels are also expensive, time-consuming, and take up a lot of space. With the wide array of oak alternatives available, they are also unnecessary. Explore the alternatives to barrels.


The Mysteries of Dark Lagers

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Explore the mysterious history of dark lagers; from when they were dark unintentionally to purposely, and the rise of bottom-fermented beers in Bavaria. Plus: 6 dark lager recipes.


Brut IPA

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Brut IPA is the latest beer style to explode onto the craft beer scene. Learn about the bone dry IPA from a homebrewer and three pros, including the brewer who developed the hot new style. Plus: 4 brut IPA recipes.


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