Writer: Aaron Hyde

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Master Malt Analysis

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Get a better understanding of what makes up the malt you use by learning how to interpret a malt spec sheet.


Wort Aeration – Providing an environment to flourish

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Wort aeration is an important part of growing happy and healthy yeast in your fermenter. Aaron Hyde explains the how, what, why, and when of this technique.


Ingredient Sensory Methods

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The one thing all beer ingredients have in common is that they’re a perishable product.


Introduction to Parti-Gyle Brewing

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Why only get one beer per brew session when you can get two? Parti-gyle is a historic technique that is rarely utilized thses days by professional brewers, but one that homebrewers can easily add to their brewing quiver.


Parti Like It’s 1700

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Parti-gyle is an under-utilized technique in the brewing world, which is capable of producing multiple beer types during a single brew day. Here is a recipe from Aaron Hyde outlining a parti-gyle recipe which uses a 1⁄3 and 2⁄3 split of the mash, with the smaller volume Wee Heavy collected first and the larger volume Scottish Export being collected second.


Yeast Pitching and Propagation: Techniques

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If there’s one piece I can recommend for yeast propagation, it’d be an Erlenmeyer flask. An Erlenmeyer flask is easy to close from contamination and take accurate measures in.


Are You Teff Enough? Cream Ale

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The subtle flavor of teff is quite nice in a cream ale, and you may choose to actually throw teff in the oven (spread evenly in a shallow pan, baked at 300 °F/148 °C for 15–30 minutes) to bring out a more nutty flavor and some color as well.


Kickin’ It Khorasan Style Saison

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For the most part, khorasan functions like any other raw wheat, and can be used in any recipe or style where a small amount of malted or unmalted wheat is called for.


Stockholm Syndrome Baltic Porter

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One style that’s making a comeback here in the United States is Baltic porter. Although it can be brewed as a lager, many breweries have adapted to fermenting with ale yeast, which works well for this style.


Doppelbockinator

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While the Maibock whistles a sweeter, simple song, doppelbock comes at you full force. There’s no holding back malt flavor, aroma and complexity with this style. Recipe courtesy of Aaron Hyde.


Why Malt Matters – The Basics on the Backbone of Beer

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Is the malt you select the most important decision you make when formulating a beer recipe or purchasing homebrew ingredients? It might not be, but I’d wager a bet you’re more worried


Clear Steps to Filtering Homebrew

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If you’re thinking, “why would I want to filter my beer?” you’re not alone. Filtering is an excellent technique to implement when homebrewing. Clarity is important to many brewers and drinkers, and


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