Writer: Aaron Hyde

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An Introduction to Step Mashing

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The move to all-grain for the homebrewer has been made easier in so many ways over the past decade. Better access to equipment and information has changed the game. The ease of


Counter-Pressure Filling Techniques

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One of the first tasks in homebrewing I’ve noticed that homebrewer’s get bored with is cleaning bottles . . . and filling bottles . . . and then waiting for bottles to


Brewing by Ratio

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 IF YOU’VE BEEN HOMEBREWING FOR A WHILE, there’s a somewhat predictable path determining where your recipes come from: You probably brewed a pre-made kit from a homebrew shop. Then, maybe you moved


Brewing with Ancient Grains

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The modern era of agriculture and cultivation of crops, somewhere around 7000 BC, was partly due to the desire and demand for beer. People wanted a reliable source of beer, something I


Advancements in Dry Hopping

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Dry hopping has come a long way since it was used to ship beers to India from Britain two centuries ago. With research changing previous assumptions, let’s check back in on a topic that is ever evolving.


Small Batch BIAB Experimenting

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Some homebrewers love to brew a recipe until it’s perfected, making it their go-to batch. Others never brew the same thing twice. I write a lot of recipes, some of which can


Fresh Malt Extract is Best

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Picture the scene: You walk into your local homebrew shop intent on brewing a great batch of beer this weekend. Grabbing some extract off the shelf you notice it’s dusty — typical


Beer Blending Techniques

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Blend homebrews to create historic styles like gueuze or a third beer from two different batches.


Steady as She Gueuze

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This Gueuze is a typical, traditional Belgian-style recipe. Brew frequently throughout the year cellaring your Gueuze for months to years. After a year, if you have at least 3 batches of different ages, you can begin experimenting with blending. Your best option is to test your patience and begin blending after 3 years with a minimum of 3 batches.


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