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Barleywine (VII: Fermentation II)
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Barleywine (VII: Fermentation II)

This article is part of a series on barleywine, the second in a section on fermentation.  Yesterday, I discussed getting a barleywine fermentation started — aerating the wort and pitching the yeast. Today, after explaining one additional […]

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Our Most Horrific Post Ever!
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Our Most Horrific Post Ever!

Sometimes the dead wonnbsp; Cats hate Zima. True story. Zombie Zima (The Homebrew Horror) BJCP Category 31 — That Which Should Not Be by Chris Colby All-grain; English units DESCRIPTION Very light colored, although not quite clear. Tastes […]

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German Wheat Beers: V (Yeast Strains and the POF Gene)
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German Wheat Beers: V (Yeast Strains and the POF Gene)

To brew a classic hefe-weizen, you need the right yeast strain. This is the fifth part in a series on German wheat beers. The first part was posted September 3rd. If you were to follow all of the instructions on making a classic German he […]

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Pumpkin Fermenters
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Pumpkin Fermenters

Two roughly 5-gallon (19-L) batches of old ale fermenting inside two pumpkins. A couple years ago, I brewed a pumpkin ale. The beer was an old ale — an Old Peculiar clone — spiced with traditional pumpkin pie spice. But I decided to tak […]

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Fossil Cove Sour – Video

You&ve read the blog posts, now see the video! Watch Ben Mills, brewer at Fossil Cove Brewing in Fayetteville, Arkansas, step up my two-gallon sour mash recipe into a two-barrel version with tasty results. […]

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American Hoppy Ales: Malts and the Grain Bill
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American Hoppy Ales: Malts and the Grain Bill

This is the third installment in a series on American-style pale ales, IPAs and dIPAs. The first article was posted July 28.  Mmmmm . . . hoppy. A Stone Double Dry Hopped Ruination, at Sunset Grill in Boston. Because they all inhabit the s […]

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Big Texas Blonde Clone
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Big Texas Blonde Clone

Big Texas Blonde, by Texas Big Beer Brewery The Texas Big Beer Brewery, of Buna, Texas, was founded by John McKissack and his wife, Tammy. You may remember John as Johnny Max from his BrewCrAzY homebrew podcast. (Itlightt give off the ester […]

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Water Treatment for Extract Brewers
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Water Treatment for Extract Brewers

Most beers are over 94% water. What do you need to know about water chemistry to brew great extract beer? (Photo courtesy Wikipedia.) Many all-grain brewers take pains to adjust the mineral content of their water when brewing different beer […]

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A Simple Sour Beer
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A Simple Sour Beer

Bottles of sour beer aging at Brouwerij Cantillon in Brussels, Belgium. I’m a fan of sour beers. Last week, I posted an article addressing the biggest fear of most homebrewers contemplating brewing sour beers. However, I know that some po […]

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Worst. Article. Ever.
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Worst. Article. Ever.

Hereinvestigatesve probably read some doozies. However, one of the worst articles ever is making the rounds on Facebook right now. I wonll probably enjoy the part about brewers adding to Guinness. (They fine with isinglass.) You probably do […]

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