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Brewing books advised by the Beeradvocate

Brewing books advised by the Beeradvocate

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 history from its oldest ancestor,…
Editors’ Picks: Beer Books

Editors’ Picks: Beer Books

  The Beer Geek Handbook by Patrick Dawson Storey Publishing | Paperback $14.95 | 192 pages We’re such fans of Dawson’s writing that we feature him frequently in Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine®, so it’s no surprise that his second book—a humorous guide to the intricacies of craft-beer culture—is a must-read. The book’s exhaustive yet entertaining approach to critical subjects…
The Homebrew Recipe Bible: Book Review

The Homebrew Recipe Bible: Book Review

  “If you’ve ever wanted to learn to brew beer from an expert, look no further. Award-winning homebrewer Chris Colby of Beer & Wine Journal offers recipes for every major style of beer to teach novice, intermediate and advanced brewers more about the craft and science of brewing. From classic styles like pale ales, IPAs, stouts and porters, to experimental…

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

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… Lees verderLike Mexican-Style Lagers? Here are 11 Craft Beers You Should Try »

Better German Pilsner

  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… Lees verderBetter German Pilsner »

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

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… Lees verderCraft Beer Newbie? 5 Activities to Take You from Beer Beginner to In-the-Know »

Avery’s Rumpkin Recipe

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: 1.135 FG: 1.020 IBUs: 25 ABV: 16% MALT/GRAIN BILL… Lees verderAvery’s Rumpkin Recipe »
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DIY: Hops Dryer

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… Lees verderDIY: Hops Dryer »
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SMaSH Citra IPA Recipe

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… Lees verderSMaSH Citra IPA Recipe »

Utilizing an Ice Bathtub or Fermentation Chiller for Brewing Lager Beers

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… Lees verderUtilizing an Ice Bathtub or Fermentation Chiller for Brewing Lager Beers »