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7 Great Group Projects

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Being a part of a homebrew club allows homebrewers to participate in projects that would be difficult by oneself. We searched out seven of our favorite club projects and asked the clubs behind them to share the details.

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Hoppy Charts

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So how do you choose the right hops for your beer? With such a wide range of flavor and aroma characteristics, Brew Your Own’s online chart can serve as a helpful guide

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Two IPA Recipes

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All the IPA recipes that are fit to print (but we couldn’t fit in the magazine!)

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Offbeat Homebrew Recipes

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Sure, we can tell you how to make a straight up pale ale. But, we also feature some homebrews from the weird side. Here are 10 strange brews from our first 10 years.

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Fermentation

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What’s the simplest way to improve your homebrew? Well, for most homebrewers, it’s running a good fermentation. One of the biggest factors in this is pitching an adequate amount of yeast. Pitching

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Boiling & Cooling

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Homebrewers employ a variety of equipment to boil their worts, ranging from pots on a kitchen stovetop to modified commercial kegs heated by propane burners. Most homebrew setups involve a “simple” kettle

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Bottling & Kegging

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There are two popular options when it comes to packaging homebrew — bottling and kegging. For many, choosing between the two is a classic case of time vs. money. Bottling is fairly


T90 VS. T45 Hop Pellets, Light Struck Beer: Mr. Wizard

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Q The effect of light on wort and beer I recently noticed that hop pellets are described as either T90 or T45. What do these values mean? What are the pros and

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2016 Label Contest

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The BYO homebrew Label Contest turned 21 years old this year, and to help us celebrate its legal drinking age, our readers sent in what may have been the most artistic and

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Build a Beer Flight Serving Tray

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A variety of homebrewed beers on tap is a great way to impress your family and friends. But, when your guests have to drive home afterwards, they likely aren’t going to be

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Brewing with Maple: Tips from the Pros

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Nothing says spring in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Canada like the sight of smoke and steam rising from sugar shacks. Many automatically envision drizzling the sweet maple syrup being boiled down

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Recipe Development: Tips from the Pros

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Finding a homebrew recipe isn’t difficult — we have printed hundreds in BYO over the years, for instance— but there is something about developing your own homebrew recipe that is always appealing.

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