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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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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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Your Father’s Mustache Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipe

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Jeff Renner, a founding member of the Ann Arbor Brewers Guild, began a successful campaign in the 1990s to get Classic American Pilsner recognized as a style in homebrewing competitions. In 2015, the new BJCP Style Guidelines recategorized it as a Historic Beer and a Pre-Prohibition Lager. Renner first brewed “Your Father’s Mustache” when he …

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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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6 Instruments to Unstick Your Fermentation

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A caught fermentation is one which falls far wanting reaching the anticipated ultimate gravity, and as with many issues brewing, the time period is relative. A 1.050 pale ale that hits 1.012 as an alternative of 1.010 most likely suffers extra from poor instrumentation calibration and repeatability points than it does from caught yeast. A …

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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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Utilizing Hop Extracts for Beer Brewing

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Hop extracts have the potential to revolutionize many elements of each industrial and residential brewing. Whereas bittering extracts have been used for a few years by giant industrial brewers, we at the moment are seeing a brand new era of hop extracts coming into the craft and residential brewing markets. Varieties of Hop Extracts Hop …

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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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Be a part of the Tradition Membership: Brew With Yeast From Industrial Beer!

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Certainly one of my largest surprises as a homebrew newbie was studying simply how a lot affect yeast exerts on the flavour and aroma of beer. Malt, hops, and water are clearly merchandise of the land, however yeast is only a microbe. However, as so usually occurs, massive issues are available small packages, and it …

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An Introduction to Doing a Cereal Mash

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  Many all-grain brewers appear to be delay when something past a single infusion comes up in a recipe. Phrases like “triple decoction” conjure up pictures of steampunk laboratories, mad scientists, and hump-backed henchman. Cereal mashing appears to get the identical response, which is comprehensible as nearly each article on the topic is stuffed with diastatic calculations, gelatinization …

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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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Hopeless Homebrew Options

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Let’s face it—homebrewers generally craft batches that simply aren’t drinkable, particularly once they’re new to brewing or utilizing new tools or components. So what do you do with a multi-gallon batch of oops? Listed here are 4 considerably tastier options, in addition to solutions for avoiding the identical drawback in your subsequent batch. If the …

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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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Step Mash Your Solution to a Dry End

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One of many foremost causes numerous homebrewers make the leap from extract to all-grain brewing is to have extra management over the wort sugar profile. After we start making our personal wort, there are a handful of grain-native enzymes we are able to manipulate to affect the completed beer, however with as we speak’s fashionable …

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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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