Writer: Jason Simmons

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Pennsylvania Swankey

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I always thought “swanky” was a word that meant to be dressed with style, to have suave class, or a personality with a smooth strut when you walk. A top hat and a fancy walking cane is what I imagined. However, my perception of the word changed after my boss at Lindgren Craft Brewery brought to


Lindgren Craft Brewery’s Clarks Ferry Swankey clone

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Lindgren Craft Brewery’s Clarks Ferry Swankey clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.030  FG = 1.004 IBU = 15  SRM = 10–15  ABV = 3.5% Ingredients1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg) 6-row malted barley1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg) wheat bran1.7 lbs. (0.77 kg) light molasses (10 min.)3.6 AAU Cluster whole-leaf hops (first wort hop) (0.66 oz./19 g at 5.5% alpha acids)1


Historic Foraged Pennsylvania Swankey

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Historic Foraged Pennsylvania Swankey (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.030  FG = 1.004 IBU = 15  SRM = 10–15  ABV = 3.5% Ingredients1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg) 6-row malted barley1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg) wheat bran1.7 lbs. (0.77 kg) light molasses (10 min.)3.6 AAU Cluster whole-leaf hops (first wort hop) (0.66 oz./19 g at 5.5% alpha acids)10-qts. (10-L) fresh-picked alehoofFleischmann’s


Brewing with Coffee

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One thing that you will find in common among professional brewers is that we usually drink more coffee throughout our day than we do beer. Some of us just need a caffeine fix to get us started on the right track for the day, while others are more connoisseurs in the coffee world. When it


Calibrate Your Brew System

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To produce consistent beers and hit our targets from brew day to brew day you need to understand your brewing system and all of its variables. Once every facet of your brew day is calibrated, the guesswork will be minimalized.


Avoid Brewer’s Block

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When you’ve been brewing for long enough, a time eventually comes when desire to create a new recipe is high but imagination is low. When that happens, you can often find inspiration from nature, new products, or experimentation.


Recording Your Brew Day

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Taking notes from brew day on through the end of packaging helps brewers repeat what works, see why targets were missed, and better understand equipment, ingredients, and the science of brewing beer.


Caution: Homebrewers at Work

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The fun hobby of homebrewing can become dangerous if safety precautions are not taken. Always keep these safety tips in mind.


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