Writer: Dave Louw

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Beat the Heat

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Hot summer temperatures can make chilling and fermenting more difficult, but with these techniques you won’t need to sweat it when things heat up.


Serving Cask-Conditioned Ale

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An easy to follow guide to getting your homebrew served on cask.


Serving Cask-Conditioned Ales at Home

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On a recent road trip through eastern Oregon, my wife and I finally got to visit a brewpub that has been on our list for a long time, Deschutes Brewing in Bend. The atmos-phere and food were excellent, but obviously the star attraction was the beer. Getting to drink Mirror Pond, Black Butte Porter, and


No-Sparge Brewing

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A quest of mine to brew a flavorful but quaffable session ale was coming up short. I was getting wonderfully high extract efficiencies, near 90%, but my ordinary bitters, milds and Scottish ales were coming out watery and bland. Then I had a homebrew-life-changing experience with an ordinary bitter I judged in the first round


Anchor Brewing Co.’s Liberty Ale clone

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Anchor Brewing Co.’s Liberty Ale clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.059 FG = 1.011 IBU = 48 SRM = 4 ABV = 5.9% Ingredients 12.5 lbs. (5.7 kg) 2-row pale malt 4.1 AAU Cascade pellet hops (60 min.) (0.5 oz./14 g at 8.2% alpha acids) 6.2 AAU Cascade pellet hops (45 min.) (0.75


Firestone Walker Brewing Co.’s Velvet Merlin clone

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This seasonal oatmeal stout is named in honor of Firestone Walker’s Brewmaster Matt “Merlin” Brynildson, who earned the nickname because of his magical ability to rack up top honors at prestigious beer competitions. This is a rich beer, with dark chocolate and roasted coffee flavors. It boasts a truly creamy mouthfeel and dry finish.


Firestone Walker Brewing Co.’s Pivo Pils clone

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When Old World Pilsner goes US West Coast, the result is Pivo Hoppy Pils. Brewed with classic influences from Germany and the Czech Republic, Pivo is then dry hopped to pump up the floral, spicy, herbal, and lemongrass aromatics in German Saphir hops.


Deschutes Brewery’s Bachelor Bitter clone

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This is a traditional-style English pub bitter that is only available on tap at the Bend brewpub. Features notes of caramel and is very earthy.


Deschutes Brewery’s Jubelale clone

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Available from October through December, Jubelale features a deep red color and notes of cocoa, dried fruit, and toffee.


Deschutes Brewing Company: Gluten Free NWPA clone

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A hop-forward gluten-free pale ale cleverly brewed with brown rice syrup and Belgian candi syrup for a beer that gluten-free and non-gluten-free drinkers can all enjoy! Brewed exclusively at Deschutes’ Portland Public House in Portland, Oregon.


Anchor Brewing Company: Anchor California Lager clone

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California Lager is Anchor’s re-creation of a lager brewed in California way back in 1876 at a brewey named Boca. It features a golden color, creamy head, and a smooth finish.


Firestone Walker Brewing Company: Wookey Jack clone

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This black rye IPA from Firestone Walker’s Proprietor’s Reserve Series was recently retired from the Firestone Walker regular lineup, so you’ll definitely want to brew your own!


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