Writer: Johnathan Wilson & Brian Wolf

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Cutting Calories, Not Flavor

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“Light” or “low-calorie” beers make up a huge segment of beer sales for macrobreweries, which leads some to believe a beer needs to be bland in flavor in order to be low in calories. However, there are techniques and ingredients that can be used to cut calories in any beer style for those who want to enjoy a tasty homebrew while also watching their calorie-intake.

Low-Cal Rye Brut IPA

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Rye Brut IPA (5 gallon/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.039   FG =1.005IBU = 20  SRM = 4  ABV = 4.5% This is out attempt to brew a beer full of flavor but low in calories Ingredients7.4 lbs. (3.4 kg) pale malt1.25 lbs. (0.57 kg) rye malt6.75 AAU Columbus hops (15 min.) (0.5 oz./14 g at 13.5%

A Walk on the Wild Side

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Years ago, while I was serving as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana, West Africa, I loved ending my day with a drink or two of whatever local beverage that might be available in town. In my community, located in the rainforests of the hinterlands, that beverage was palm wine. There were two different

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