Writer: Josh Weikert

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Brewing Modern Porter

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If there’s a brewing question more ubiquitous than “what’s the difference between stout and porter?” I don’t know what it is. One thing I do know, though, is that like most any discussion of beer styles the questions shouldn’t be isolated to how one style compares to another, but how those styles have evolved over


Imprint Beer Co.’s Imperial Milk Porter clone

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Imprint Beer Co.’s Imperial Milk Porter clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.102  FG = 1.026IBU = 30  SRM = 60  ABV = 11.4% Ingredients12 lbs. (5.4 kg) American 2-row pale malt 2.5 lbs. (1.1 kg) malted oats2.5 lbs. (1.1 kg) Weyermann Caramunich® III malt12 oz. (0.34 kg) chocolate malt 12 oz. (0.34 kg) Briess Midnight Wheat


Beachwood Brewing Co.’s Wholly Smoke Robust Smoked Porter clone

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Beachwood Brewing Co.’s Wholly Smoke Robust Smoked Porter clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.071  FG = 1.016IBU = 36  SRM = 48  ABV = 7.2% Wholly Smoke incorporates a blend of smoked malts to create a rich and complex smoky robust porter. Due to the high percentage of smoked malts this beer is not easily


Heretic Brewing Co.’s Evil Twin clone

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Heretic describes Evil Twin as follows: “This blood-red ale may not be what you might expect from a malty and hoppy craft beer. Evil Twin has a rich malt character, without being overly sweet. It has a huge hop character, without being overly bitter. It is a great example of a bold, rich, balanced craft beer, without being heavy and hard to drink in quantity. Our Evil Twin is only bad because it is too good to resist.”


Clearing It Out: Clarity, fining, and recipe decisions

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While promoting clarity in your beer may not be your top priority, there are benefits to the pursuit of clear beer. Take a walk through the various reasons brewers may want to clarify their beer and ways to achieve it.


Master the Spice: Options and approaches to additions

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One spice, two spice, red spice, blue spice. While mixing beer with spices offers an unlimited array of options, the approach to spicing beer can be handled in stride using a few key guidelines explained by Josh Weikert.


Bottle Carbonation and Conditioning

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Nothing in life is as uncomfortable as getting something right and then blowing it at the end. Losing at the finish line after running a great race. Dropping a piece of pizza in the brief-but-chasm-like distance between the oven and your plate. It’s in that spirit that, today, we take a thorough look at what


Adjusting Body and Gravity

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Things don’t always go as planned when brewing beer. Make sure you’re ready for those days when things go awry. Learn the basic remedial steps that brewers have in their arsenal to combat an “off-day.”


Balancing Your Draft System: Patience is a draft-serving virtue

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If there’s one comforting thing about the internet, it’s the warm familiarity of what are often endlessly repeated discussions on the same topics! One of the most common, at least in homebrewing


Pastry Beers

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Often brewed with adjunct culinary ingredients and featuring flavor profiles of baked goods and desserts, pastry beers push the boundary of what beer is. Get tips to brew your own pastry beer, plus 4 clone recipes.


Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co.’s Maximum Mocha Porter clone

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A chocolate pastry porter with coffee beans and coffee-infused dark chocolate.


Imprint Beer Co.’s Black Forest Cake Stout clone

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A pastry stout with cherry puree, vanilla beans, and cacao/


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