Writer: Horst D. Dornbusch

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Deus: Brut des Flandres

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There’s a new kind of beer on the loose. It’s  five years old and unlike any other brew on the market. It’s really a Champagne-like beverage made from wort instead of must


Cologne Kölsch

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The word Kölsch has several connotations in the German language. If used as a noun, it refers to the distinct Cologne dialect and accent. As an adjective, it means “anything from Cologne.” Thus, it is a local joke that Kölsch is the only language that you can also drink!


Düsseldorf Altbier

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The grain bill of the classic copper-colored altbier — which is internationally also known as a German Brown Ale — is almost Munich-like, but with a slightly less “caramelly” character than a Märzen, and less dark than a dunkel. It differs from a Munich brew, however, in its much more pronounced hoppiness. This creates a wonderful blend of malt-and-hop aromas in the finish, which is often described as bitter-sweet. The uniqueness of this beer — an ale after all — comes from the clean fermentation of a relatively cold-tolerant, top-fermenting specialty yeast.


German Pils

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This beer is hearty but very drinkable. It is hop-spicy upfront, with a solid mouthfeel and a crisp finish. Many German breweries nowadays make a Pils with much less hop character and a lower gravity than specified here, but this recipe is closer to the original guidelines for making this beer as it might have been brewed in the 19th century.


Thuringian Schwarzbier

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De-husked roasted malts like Carafa® III are an ideal solution to darken the color of schwarzbiers as they don’t have any sharp acrid notes as highly kilned malts do. This makes a surprisingly smooth dark lager.


Munich Helles

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The bittering hop selected here is the Mittelfrüh-like, daughter of Hallertau Gold, Tradition with a nominal average alpha acid rating of 5.5%. It has gentle fruity notes. However, any other German noble hops would work as well. The flavor and aroma hops are, fittingly, Mittelfrüh.


Munich Dunkel

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Authentic dunkels rely on Munich malts to provide color, without the roastiness or burnt flavors often associated with darker beers.


Horst’s Kölsch

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One of Germany’s summer session beers, Kölsch is a fairly recent development by beer-historical standards. The style has no exact birthday, but instead emerged gradually as a beer style in Colgne shortly after World War I. Frequent contributor Horst Dornbusch provides BYO readers with a recipe for this style of beer.


Horst’s Helles

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Author and frequent contributor, Horst Dornbusch provides readers with a classic Munich Helles recipe, restrained in hop character with a sweet-grainy malt finish and just enough hop bite to keep it nicely balanced.


German-Style Pilsener

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3 different hop varieties add character to this crisp and bitter German-style Pilsener.


German Pilsener

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The Pils — short for Pilsner or Pilsener — is the northern German adaptation of the world’s first-ever blond lager, the original Czech Plzensky Prazdroj, which is more commonly known by its


Brouwerij Bosteels: DueS clone

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Are you ready to try brewing a Bière de Champagne, also known as a Bière Brut? If so, here is a recipe for one of the shining starts in this rare and unique category of beers.


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