Topic: Turning Pro

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Going Pro

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It’s every homebrewer’s dream; but is it really a nightmare? What’s it really like being a pro brewer? Our Advanced Brewing columnist — and former brewpub brewer — weighs in.

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A Taste of the Pro’s Life

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Many a homebrewer has dreamed of making beer for a living, but Cohen says, “Eighty percent of the job is cleaning. Maybe more…

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Homebrewing with the Pros

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When Matt Cole homebrews, it’s no small production. A 20- or 30-gallon batch means that five or six carboys must be sanitized, along with six pots and all the utensils. Three to

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My Week as a Pro Brewer

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For the last few years my buddies and I have been making the trek from the Chicago area to Sturgis, S.D., for the Sturgis motorcycle rally. For the uninitiated, the rally attracts

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Going Pro!

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These former homebrewers have turned their hobby into a profession.


Sierra Nevada Brewmaster

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Steve Dresler just may have the perfect job as brewmaster of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in Chico, Calif.

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Start Your Own Brewery

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Three industry insiders offer advice on opening and running a successful microbrewery or brewpub.


Craft Dream: Brewing the First Beer

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This is the final installment of a
three-part series on homebrewer Michael Bryant’s effort to open a microbrewery in Dunedin, Fla.

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Craft Dream: The Equipment Arrives!

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In reflective moments, when he’s not occupied negotiating with contractors, filling out government forms, installing equipment, or performing any of a thousand other tasks required to put his new microbrewery on line,

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Craft Dream: A Homebrewer’s Story

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Michael Bryant first experimented with fermentation at age 13, when he discovered a recipe for orange wine in his mother’s Old Mr. Boston drink guide. He followed the directions, bottled the mixture

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Homebrewers Who Turned Pro

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These are the stories of four homebrewers who made the leap to successful professional careers. Steve Dresler, Brewmaster Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. A few months ago Steve Dresler bought some Crystal hops,

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