Writer: Dave Green

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Lautering 101

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At its core, lautering is a three-step process at the end of a brewer’s mash, which separates out the sugary wort from the spent (used) grains. The word originates in the German


Brewing With Chocolate: Tips From the Pros

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When it comes to chocolate flavored beers, adding cocoa products may not be necessary but certainly can greatly enhance the final beer. But the intricacies of what, when, and how you should add the cocoa is often a debated topic in the brewing world. We decided to delve into the nitty-gritty with three professionals highly versed in what it takes to get the best when combining cocoa and beer.


Understanding Malt Lingo

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There are plenty of technical terms that surround the cereal grains that we brewers use as a source of sugar to make beer. Understanding the brewing jargon used when talking about malt can be very helpful.

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BIAB: Tips From the Pros

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Brew-in-a-bag (BIAB) continues to grow in popularity around the world. Learn from two brewers well versed in maximizing the BIAB experience.

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National Public Radio’s “On Point” Beer Recipes

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On Friday, October 1, 2010, BYO Publisher Brad Ring joined a panel of homebrewing enthusiasts for a discussion about homebrewing on National Public Radio’s “On Point” radio show. Listen to the show

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Evolution of Late Hopping

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The way in which craft brewers and homebrewers are utilizing their hop additions has changed dramatically over the last couple of decades. From hop bursting to hopstands, hopbacks to dry hopping, get in the know about all of the latest popular hopping techniques.

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Alesmith Brewing Co.’s Evil Dead Red clone

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Evil Dead Read utilizes a hop burst technique to provide tons of aromatics thanks to ample American hops added late in the boil without a true bittering hop charge.

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Revolution Brewing’s Louie Louie clone

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Using a whooping 5.5 lbs. (2.5 kg) of hops per barrel, Revolution Brewing’s Louie Louie it was a hop bomb, but should not technically have any “IBUs” based on isomerized alpha acids.

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Sommerbier

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This beer that lands somewhere between a German Pilsner and a pale Kellerbier.

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Beers From the Top of the World

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“Denmark?” my wife asks, slightly incredulously. “Denmark,” I say. It was Valentine’s Day 2010 and my wife and I had just finished up a fairly extensive beer tasting of commercial offerings of

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Bottle Prime Your Beer

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Carbonating while a beer is in a bottle, also know as bottle priming or conditioning, is the most common carbonation method for beginner homebrewers. But also many experienced homebrewers and commercial breweries utilize this technique as well.


Yeast Management: Tips From the Pros

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Brewer: Zach Miller Victory Brewing Co., in Downingtown, Pennsylvania Yeast cells have a finite lifespan, as measured by number of divisions and not by chronological age. This lifespan is largely species- and

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