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Brewing books advised by the Beeradvocate Posted by DoubleW28 april 2017Comments: 0True Beer: Inside the Small, Neighborhood Nanobreweries Changing the World of Craft Beer Author Timothy Sprinkle takes readers behind the scenes of Colorado nanobreweries to reveal the realities, with a nuanced perspective on this narrow but growing segment. Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and …

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Like Mexican-Style Lagers? Here are 11 Craft Beers You Should Try

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Chances are, you’ve occasionally thrown back a few bottles of a popular Mexican amber lager. Maybe you drank them before you got into craft beer and now they make you nostalgic, or maybe you harbor dreams of being the Most Interesting Man  — or Woman — in the World. Whatever the reason, the popularity of Mexican-style …

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Boise Beer Travel: The Quiet Ascent of a Rich Beer Culture

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  It’s been said that if Portland, Oregon, and Bend, Oregon, had a baby, it would be Boise, Idaho. There’s merit to this claim. Boise residents are an outdoor-loving lot. The area’s warm, dry climate is conducive to exploring nearly 200 miles of hiking and biking trails minutes from downtown. The Bogus Basin ski area …

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Brewing books advised by the Beeradvocate

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True Beer: Inside the Small, Neighborhood Nanobreweries Changing the World of Craft Beer Author Timothy Sprinkle takes readers behind the scenes of Colorado nanobreweries to reveal the realities, with a nuanced perspective on this narrow but growing segment. Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley Author Peter Kopp traces the hop’s …

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Better German Pilsner

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  This recipe from Josh Weikert, author of the Beer: Simple blog is for a bare-bones, but crisp and flavorful, German Pils. The grist is simplicity itself, all Pils with just a touch of Victory to bring out a rich grainy malt flavor, and it has plenty of IBUs and hops flavor to keep it firmly …

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Craft Beer Newbie? 5 Activities to Take You from Beer Beginner to In-the-Know

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You’ve been dabbling in beer for a while now, but you still consider yourself a craft beer newbie — you’ve visited some breweries, you’ve hit some beer festivals, and you’ve wandered the aisles of your better beer retailer looking for something interesting. Chances are, up until now, your beer experience has been somewhat reactionary—you’ve tried …

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Craft Beer and Cheese Style Guide

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  The Craft Beer and Cheese Style Guide are provided by the American Cheese Society (ACS). ACS provides the cheese community with educational resources and networking opportunities, while encouraging the highest standards of cheesemaking focused on safety and sustainability. Fresh Cheeses | Wheat and Lambic-style Beers The term “fresh” is used to describe cheeses that have …

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Beer and Food Chart

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The CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Pairing Chart approaches pairing by first looking at common individual food components and comparing them to the six main beer flavor categories (Crisp & Clean, Malty & Sweet, Dark & Roasty, Hoppy & Bitter, Fruity & Spicy and Sour, Tart & Funky). The potential interactions between the food and beer are outlined and an approachable dish …

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Myths and Surprises in Homebrewing

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It has been a year since I started brewing my own beer. In that time, I went from extract to all-grain, learned how to keg my beer, built a keezer, bought and used a fermentation chamber, installed an RO filter for water, and learned how to manage water additions, along with a host of other …

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Playing With Fire: 6 Bad Brewing Habits That Might Wreck Your Beer

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Bad habits. We all have them, and they seep in to any activity we do regularly. I think most of us start out following brew-day instructions to the letter, but once we get comfortable, we might also get a bit…lazy. It starts innocently enough: accidentally forget to do something during brew day, determine that the …

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Avery’s Rumpkin Recipe

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Avery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) wondered what would happen if a monstrous pumpkin ale, plump full of spicy gourdiness, were aged in fine fresh rum barrels to add suggestions of delicate oak and candied molasses. Rumpkin is what happened! ALL-GRAIN OG: 1.135FG: 1.020IBUs: 25ABV: 16% MALT/GRAIN BILL 25 lb (11.3 kg) Pale malt (2-row) 14 …

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DIY: Hops Dryer

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Brewing with homegrown hops is as satisfying as cooking with food from your own garden. But while zucchini and tomatoes can go straight from harvest to kitchen, hops need to take a quick detour to be dried first. It’s true that you can skip the drying process if you’re making a wet-hopped beer, but once …

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Grassy Off Flavors in Residence Brewed Beer

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Grassy off flavors in beer can break an in any other case glorious brew. This week we check out the reason for grassy flavors in beer and what you are able to do about it! Grassy Flavors and Aroma Grassy flavors embrace vegetal, plant-like, hay, contemporary leaves or aromas paying homage to contemporary lower grass. …

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Fort George Contemporary IPA Recipe

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Jack Harris of Fort George Brewery (Astoria, Oregon) supplied this recipe for his or her wet-hops India pale ale. “Contemporary IPA is like beer in 3D—with out these foolish glasses. Anticipate hints of citrus, resin, and fruit to flood ahead, adopted by a piney, earthy complexity.” ALL-GRAIN OG: 1.067 FG: 1.zero15 IBUs: 90 ABV: 6.5% …

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Sticky Fingers Harvest Ale Recipe

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Kevin Selvy, founder and CEO of Loopy Mountain Brewing Firm in Vail, Colorado, shared this recipe for a tasty wet-hops harvest ale. ALL-GRAIN OG: 1.zero60 FG: 1.012 IBUs: 63 ABV: 6.5% MALT/GRAIN BILL 10.75 lb (four.88 kg) Pale malt zero.5 lb (227 g) Crystal 20 zero.5 lb (227 g) Crystal 40 zero.5 lb (227 g) …

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Bitter Beer Do’s and Dont’s

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Few issues get a beer geek prepared to speak your ear off than name-dropping a bitter beer or two. Bitter beers are extra of a definite continent on Planet Beer than a mode as there are a lot of types of bitter and/or wild ales.  It’s a world numerous homebrewers need to dive into, but …

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Hacker’s Delight Pale Ale Recipe

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In “Hot-Rod Your Beer-Making Kit,” I talk about how one can brew glorious beer utilizing a beer package. This recipe makes 2 gallons (7.5 liters) of beer, appropriate for fermentation in a 2.1-gallon package. The substances are available out of your native homebrew provide retailer or from Web-based retailers. We’ve particularly chosen the hops portions …

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Tea for Brew: Utilizing Hops Tea Submit-Fermentation

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Hops are a key aspect to the speculation that the universe desires us to have beer: their bitterness enhances and balances the sweetness of the malt, they add a world of fragrant complexity, and so they even have antibiotic qualities that defend the beer from spoiling. Hops could also be fairly versatile, however much more …

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SMaSH Citra IPA Recipe

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SMaSH (Single Malt and Single Hops) beers provide a great opportunity to understand the characteristics of your ingredients. In this case, we’ve included the addition of gluten-reducing enzymes, if you want a gluten-reduced beer. You’ll be able to see (and taste) how the Clarity Ferm affects Maris Otter malt. Note that without testing a finished …

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Make Your Finest Kellerbier

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Kellerbier is a beer that merges the very best of British cask ale with German malts and hops in a novel lager type. It has an atypical taste profile that, relying in your ending steps, can symbolize itself as a type of German ESB or a Continental IPA. As a result of it’s a comparatively …

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Hazy Train American Wheat Ale Recipe

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Style: 06D American Wheat or Rye Beer ALL-GRAIN Batch size: 5.25 gallons (19.9 liters) Brewhouse efficiency: 72% OG (est): 1.054 FG (est): 1.011 IBUs (est): 28 ABV (est): 5.5% MALT/GRAIN BILL 5 lb (2.27 kg) German Pilsner 4 lb (1.8 kg) Malted Wheat 1.2 lb (544 g) Vienna 0.375 lb (170 g) Acidulated Malt HOPS …

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Utilizing an Ice Bathtub or Fermentation Chiller for Brewing Lager Beers

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This week we have a look at ice baths and fermentation chilers for brewing lager beer. Brewing a beer is usually a irritating expertise for a lot of residence brewers who lack a separate fermentation fridge. Nevertheless these strategies, together with the “Son of a Fermentation Chiller”, provide the capability to brew a beer at …

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