Writer: Suzanne Berens

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Body Builders: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Shaun O’Sullivan Brewery:  Steelhead Brewing Co., San Francisco Years of experience:  Four Education:  Completed brewing courses at University of California, Davis House Beers:  Blonde Pale Ale, Pier Post Stout, Hefe­-weizen, Beach Street Porter, Fort Point Strong Ale, Bombay Bomber IPA, Steelhead Amber, Razzmatazz Adding body to your beer depends on the style. Our blond


Choosing the Right Yeast: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Steve Anderson Brewery:  Waterloo Brewing Co., Austin, Texas Years of experience:  4 Education:  Completed two courses at Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago; BS in psychology from University of Texas at Austin House Beers:  Clara’s Clara (blonde ale), Ed’s Best Bitter, O. Henry’s Porter, Guytown IPA The first step to choosing the right yeast


Infusion Mashing: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Richard Young Brewery:  Castle Springs Brewing Co. Moultonborough, N.H. Years of experience:  Nine Education:  BA in criminal justice from Stonehill College, Easton, Mass. House Beers: American Wheat Beer, Munich-Style Lager, India Pale Ale, Porter, Autumnfest, Winter Festival Ale We have a two-vessel brewhouse, a mash/lauter tun with a brew kettle. So we are limited


Adding Spices to Beer: Tips from the Pros

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  Brewer: Doug Odell Brewery: Odell Brewing Co., Ft. Collins, Colo. Years of experience:  Eight Education: BS in Geology from California State University at Sonoma; extension courses on brewing at University of California, Davis House Beers: 90 Shilling (Scottish and pale ale), Easy Street Wheat, Cut-Throat Porter (golden ale)   We make a holiday ale,


Open Fermentation: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer: Alan Kornhauser Brewery: Portland Brewing Co. Years of experience: 23 Education: Brewing and malting courses at the United States Brewers Association; microbiology certificate from Siebel Institute of Technology; other professional courses House Beers: MacTarnahan’s Amber Ale, Original Honey Beer, Zigzag Lager, Haystack Black Porter The basic benefit of open fermentation is that there is


Wheat Beer Brewing: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Greg Zaccardi Brewery:  High Point Wheat Beer Co., Butler, N.J. Years of experience:  2.5 Education:  Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from University of California, Santa Cruz House Beers: Kristall, Winter Wheat, Blonde,


Dry Hopping: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer: Bill Pengelly Brewery: Deschutes Brewery, Bend, Ore. Years of experience: 3.5 years Education: Diploma from Siebel Institute in Chicago, PhD in biology from Princeton University House Beers: Bachelor Bitter, Jubelale, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Obsidian Stout, Cascade Golden Ale, High Desert Mild, Black Butte Porter, Bond Street Brown The first rule about dry hopping


Prevent Contaminated Beer: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Mark Matheson Brewery:  Assets Grille & Southwest Brewing Co., Albequerque, N.M. Years of experience:  Four Education:  Bachelor’s degree in fermentation science from University of California, Davis House Beers: Cactus Kölsch, Duke City Amber, Copper Ale, St. Pablo’s Porter The most common form of contamination is bacteria, which grow faster than yeast. The most common


Simplify Your Stout: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Fal Allen Brewery:  The Pike Brewing Co., Seattle Years of experience:  Eight Education:  Attended several courses at the Siebel Institute in Chicago and has been homebrewing for 12 years House Beers: Pale ale, stout, IPA, scotch ale, strong ale, rauchbier, barleywine When making a stout, as with most styles, keep it simple. When I


Batch-to-Batch Consistency: Tips from the Pros

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Brewer:  Robert Moline Brewery:  Little Apple Brewing, Manhattan, Kan. Years of experience:  Eight House Beers: Wildcat Wheat, Custer’s Gold (American blond ale), Fort Riley Rye, Big Red Ale (amber), Prairie Pale Ale, Pony Express Porter, and Black Angus Stout One of the best ways to guarantee consistent-tasting beer is by sampling your beer at every


Force Carbonation: Tips from the Pros

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Force carbonation is fast, easy, and exact, and requires minimal equipment.


Experimenting with Hops: Tips from the Pros

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In the last few years a wider variety of hops has become available to homebrewers. With so many to choose from, experimenting is not only easy but invaluable in bringing out the unique character of
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