Writer: Dave Green

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The Wide World of Meads


According to our annual reader study, meads are the third most popular beverage to ferment after beer and cider. Dive into the greater world of these fermented honey beverages.

Easy Lagers


Most brewers would regard lagers as more difficult to brew than ales, but there are some tricks to simplify the process.

Cloning A Favorite Beer


A popular pastime with homebrewers is trying to replicate their favorite, commercially-available beers . . . cloning a beer. Get some pointers on a cloning a favorite beer.

Forced Carbonation


Learn many of the basic concepts behind the task of forced carbonation.

Tasting Your Homebrew Critically


Being able to taste your own homebrew critically is an important step towards improving. Learn some basics to this skill.

The Alcohols of Beer


Of course beer has alcohol in it — that much is given. Most of us also know that yeast is the producer of our alcohol. And the conditions that we provide for

Aeration and Oxygenation


Learn about the terms aeration and oxygenation, as well as how and when to apply this brewing process.

The Importance of Safety


Nobody expects to get injured while brewing, but accidents happen. Learn how to reduce potential for injuries with these seven tips.

Dark Secrets of Roasted Grains


The term roasted grains covers a broad spectrum of both malted and unmalted cereal grains with varying effects on your brew. Learn the basics of these many classes.

Brewing With Oats


Oats have long been relegated to just supporting roles in a select few beer styles, but the age of oats is upon us. Learn keys to using this brewing grain.

Doppel Your Pleasure, Doppel Your Fun

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Doppelbock is often deemed one of the harder beer styles to brew well. First off, it’s big and bready — the monks brewed it specifically for times of fasting to stave off hunger pangs. But it should not be cloying or overly sweet. This isn’t supposed to be a dessert beer; the finish is meant

Big Beers, Done Right


Get some pointers to brew the big ABV beers this cold-weather season.

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