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What Is Landrace Yeast

What Is A Landrace Yeast?

There is a rich history of brewing throughout Scandinavia, Northern Europe, and the Baltic countries. From Norway, to Lithuania, to Russia, traditional farmhouse beers have

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What Is Kveik?

Norway is famous for its striking fjords, beautiful scenery, and more recently – at least in the beer world – farmhouse ale yeast. Brewers all

how to use dextrin malt

What Is Dextrin Malt?

A mainstay in homebrew recipes for decades, dextrin malt is said to boost mouthfeel, body, and head retention in beer. Considered a simple fix for

Decoction Mashing for homebrewers

Decoction Mashing for Homebrewers

Looking for a rich malt flavor, beautiful head retention, and sparkling clarity in your homebrew? Decoction mashing – that often misunderstood traditional technique – might

How To Crush Your Own Malt

How to Crush Your Own Malts

Crushing grain is the first step of the brew day for homebrewers. Properly crushed malt is one of the most important parts to making great

How To Roast Your Own Malt

How to Roast Your Own Malt

From pale yellow, to jet-black, beer comes in a massive range of colors. The darker the beer, the more toasty and roasted it will taste.

how to brew with fresh wet hops

How to Brew with Fresh (Wet) Hops

The harvest – finally reaping summer’s bounty. Nothing is more satisfying than picking a crop which has been carefully grown for months and experiencing its

Best Saisons In The World

The World’s Best Saisons

Saison has undergone a recent surge in popularity, mainly due to the American craft beer scene’s enthusiasm for the style. Once a locals-only style in

worlds best gose beers

The World’s Best Gose Beers

Sour, salty, and lemony – gose sounds more like a sports drink than a beer. Refreshing and thirst-quenching, why not have a couple after some

LalBrew Platinum Series Voss Kveik Ale Yeast Review

LalBrew Voss Kveik Ale Yeast Review

Traditional Norwegian farmhouse yeast, called kveik, has recently exploded in popularity world-wide. Brewers are embracing this unique type of yeast for its range of uses

how to brew german gose

How to Brew Gose

Sour and salty, gose is a unique style of beer. The unconventional flavor profile comes together for an ultra refreshing and satiating experience. Homebrewing gose

BeerSmith 3 Review

BeerSmith 3 Review

Brewing software is necessary to design, brew, and keep track of your homebrew recipes. There are many options available, from online recipe builders to mobile

Best Milkshake IPAs In 2020

Best Milkshake IPAs

Beer is steeped in tradition and heritage. Style guidelines give brewers a roadmap and direction, but many creative breweries choose to color outside the lines.

How to Brew Milkshake IPA

Getting your hands on a fresh can of milkshake IPA can be a struggle. As such a popular and hyped-up beer style, breweries sell out

Best New England IPAs - Trillium, Weldwerks, Other Half, Bissell Brothers

Best New England IPAs

India Pale Ale is all about the hops. Packing as many hops into a beer at every point of the brewing process has always been

Best Homebrew Pumps for brew systems

Best Homebrew Pumps

Homebrew pumps make your brew day easier and more efficient in many ways. Transferring hot wort or water when sparging, recirculating, or chilling is also

wort chiller connected to a hose inside of a boil kettle

Best Wort Chillers

For homebrewers, chilling wort down to pitching temperature is one of the final steps of a long brew day. The faster the wort cools, the

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Tavour Review

Beer clubs are great. Receiving monthly deliveries of fantastic craft beer is a modern day pleasure, with a hint of luxury. Many beer subscription services

best stir plate for yeast starters

Best Stir Plates for Homebrewing

All healthy fermentations start with healthy yeast. To give your beer the best chance of fully fermenting with no off-flavors, you need to pay attention

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Do the Mash! Do the Partial Mash!

Are you ready to move past extract brewing, but don’t have the equipment or time to jump into all-grain brewing? Partial mashing is an excellent

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Hop Extract: Loads of Lupulin

Hops give beer its bitterness along with its distinctive floral, herbal, and fruity flavors. As an agricultural product, hops vary crop to crop and have

first wort hopping with hops in the mash tun

Fun with First Wort Hopping

First wort hopping was lost for decades, before being rediscovered in 1995. It’s a simple technique to try out and could have major benefits. First

guy spitting out a beer he doesnt like

How Long Does Beer Last?

Ever come across a beer in your fridge or basement but can’t remember when you bought it? Not all beers have expiration dates on the

IPA of the month club sample including a newsletter and 12 IPAs

Hop Heads Beer Club Review

Hoppy beers are dominating the craft-beer market place. Almost every brewery makes at least a couple of IPAs or hoppy pale ales. Hop-forward beers are

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Rare Beer Club Review

Subscription services are hugely popular in all consumer domains. Food, drink, pets, DIY – you name it – people love receiving packages at home. It’s

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How To Brew Incredible Extract Beer

Brewing beer is where art meets science. Creativity mixed with process and chemistry help transform hops and barley into delicious beer. Many creative beer lovers

All Grain Brewing, homebrewing beer with malt

All Grain Brewing From A To Z

All grain brewing is a rewarding experience. Transforming raw materials into delicious beer is a skill, test of patience, and an admirable hobby. If you’ve

how to use a hydrometer to measure abv alcohol content

How to Use a Hydrometer

One question we get from a lot of new homebrewers is, “How do I know how strong my beer will be?”  Luckily, the answer is

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Best Propane Burners For Homebrewing

Propane has been the fuel of choice for homebrewers for decades. Efficient and inexpensive, propane’s power and flexibility make brewing a breeze. Whether you’re brewing

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How To Brew In A Bag

Are you looking to make the switch from extract to all grain homebrewing? Or are you an all-grain brewer looking to simplify your brew day?

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Best Automated Brewing Systems

Brewing your own beer can be a fun and rewarding experience. But it takes knowledge and patience to transform raw ingredients into delicious beer. What

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What the Funk is a Foeder?

Oak aged and sour beers are dominating craft beer bars, bottle shops, and beer trading markets. Beer has been fermented on wood for hundreds of

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What is a yeast starter?

If you are a homebrewer, you have at least heard of yeast starters. You are probably even thinking that you want to make one for

best cerveza top mexican beers

What Are The Best Mexican Beers?

Beer brewing has a very long history in Mexico and beer is one of the major exports of the country. Before major conquests, the Mesoamericans

Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Var. Drie

Brettanomyces Bruxellensis var. Drie

I was lucky enough to get my hands on a 5-gallon sized pitch of Brewing Sciences Institute’s Brettanomyces Bruxellensis var. Drie, aka “Brett Drie”. Up until the

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Brett Trois Riverwards IPA Tasting

As if 100% Brett fermented beers weren’t already misunderstood enough it turns out WLP644 Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Trois is actually Saccharomyces and not a strain of

lambic brew day

PhiLambic Solera: Brew Day

With my Solera Plan in place I prepped for the brew day, normally I will crush my grains a day in advance but I didn’t