Writer: James Spencer

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Breakfast Cereal Brews

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I stood over the mash tun with the brightly colored box in my hand. As I tipped it over, a cascade of shockingly pink crunchy bits and pastel marshmallows fell onto the grain below, sending a surge of artificial strawberry aromas up into the air. As the sickeningly sweet smells reached my face, I was

Cap’N Crunch Amber Oats Ale

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Cap’N Crunch Amber Oats Ale (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains and cereal) OG = 1.053 FG = 1.011 IBU = 36 SRM = 12 ABV = 5.5% Ingredients 2 lb. 5 oz. (1.1 kg) 6-row pale malt 16 oz. (0.45 kg) Cap’N Crunch (or similar) breakfast cereal 8 oz. (0.23 kg) crystal malt (40

Kellager 1906 Pilsner

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Kellager 1906 Pilsner (Classic American Breakfast Pilsner) (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.055 FG = 1.010 IBU = 32 SRM = 5 ABV = 5.8% Ingredients 5.5 lbs. (2.5 kg) 6-row pale malt 4 lbs. (1.8 kg) 2-row pale malt 2 lb. 4 oz. (1.0 kg) flaked corn breakfast cereal 0.5 tsp. calcium chloride

Frankenberry Weiss

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Frankenberry Weiss (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.056 FG = 1.008 IBU = 23 SRM = 6 ABV = 6.3% Ingredients 6 lb. (2.7 kg) 2-row pale malt 5 lb. (2.3 kg) wheat malt 1 lb. (0.45 kg) Frankenberry cereal 6.1 AAU Czech Saaz hops (60 mins) (1.8 oz./51 g of 3.5% alpha acids)

Molasses-Kissed Vanilla Porter

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A sweet porter accentuated with the aroma and flavor of vanilla. Recipe from James Spencer from Basic Brewing Radio and Video (www.basicbrewing.com).

Green Brewing

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How would you like to brew some beer, save some money and save the planet to boot? Learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle on brewday. As you’ll see, it can be easy (and economical) being green.

Small-Scale Brewing


Sometimes scaling down your brewing efforts can scale up your enthusiasm. Homebrew can be made in smaller batches than 5 gallons (19 L) and we give you the how, why and when to brew efficiently at a reduced scale.

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