Presumably, beer started with a loaf of something similar...
Bend Brewing Company's 2007 GABF winning imperial IPA.
The secret to a good Imperial IPA is dry-hopping. It can make or
break this style. It is very important to have a huge aroma that leads
you into the beer, complementing the inherent bitterness.
— Tonya Cornett, Brewmaster
Time is on the Wizard's side, because he knows what brew house practices are a waste of it. Find out how to trim time from your brew day. Plus: The facts for those who crave fantastic foam.
What (exactly) is pH and what can - or should - a homebrewer do about it? You may not know much about it (and depending on your water and the beers you brew, you may not need to), but pH affects many major aspects of beer character. Learn the simple steps to manage pH in your homebrews.
Every year, breweries compete in the Great American Beer Festival. Their beers square off in 69 categories - and, with the help of some friendly brewmasters, we've got homebrew clones of 10 of the gold medal winners.
Back in the day, every ale was a brown ale. It wasn't until fairly recently, however, that anybody labelled their beer "brown ale." Learn the differences between, and how to brew, both English sub-styles of this beer.
These projects are simple and relatively inexpensive, but nonetheless may prove to be quite useful in your home brewery. Have you ever broken a hydrometer when you needed it most? Ever had an airlock run dry in the night? Do you worry that your plate chiller could be a source of contamination? If so, read on and put your mind at ease.
Coffee in the morning and beer at night? What about both at the same time? How to blend two of the most popular beverages in the world into a heady brew.
Beer selection in the tropics is limited, but it isn't limited to just cookie-cutter yellow lagers. If you don't want fizz-water with a lime in it, grab a foreign extra stout. We'll show you how to brew one.
Are your ideas about water chemistry all wet? Let Greg Noonan (Vermont Pub & Brewery), Keith Villa (Blue Moon/Coors) and Kraig Bridgeford (Butte Creek) give a cut and dried explanation.
A "bad" brewer, a big system (in a small space) and crystal clear explanation of the most common specialty malt for beginners. Plus: the Replicator clones Ska Brewing's Pinstripe Red Ale