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Tip of the Week: Debunking the Myth of Yeast in Hazy IPA

When we talk about New England IPA one of the first descriptors you'll hear is "hazy" but that doesn't mean all beers in this style are bursting with …

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Ask The Experts: Steeping Dark Grains For Your Beer

<i>A Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine reader recently asked us the following question:</i><p>I heard it may be good to steep some dark grains instead of mashing …

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Video Tip: Pitching Rates for Lager

Often misunderstood but always important, Bierstadt Lagerhaus brewmaster Ashleigh Carter explains pitch rates when it comes to making lagers in this …

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"Alaskan Red" Red IPA Beer Recipe

This recipe will serve you well as a faithful Red IPA that avoids the pitfalls of the style while amplifying its virtues.

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Podcast Episode 28: De Garde’s Trevor Rogers: The Evolution of Their Spontaneous Process

Guest Trevor Rogers, cofounder of spontaneous sour beer maker De Garde Brewing in Tillamook, Oregon, joins Jamie Bogner in a conversation about the …

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Pick Six: Tyson Arp of Nebraska Brewing Co.

For his 6-pack, Tyson Arp of Nebraska Brewing Company (Papillion, Nebraska) thought back to his days of homebrewing and beer discovery and picked …

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Make Your Best: Classic Style Smoked Beer

Smoked malts can be touchy to work with. For one thing, not every batch of smoked malt is identical, even when comprised of the same grain and smoked …

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Scottish-Style 80- Shilling Ale Recipe

The Scottish 80, also called an “export” by the BJCP guidelines, is a strong ale by Scottish standards. The export name means that this is an ale …

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Five On Five: Brewers Discuss Their Favorite Malt-Forward Beers

While an essential ingredient in beer, malt is overlooked in favor of hops or yeast. However, the ingredient that gives color, ABV, and a strong dose …

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U.S. Proposal on Steel and Aluminum Could Impact Brewing Industry

While many brewers are starting to see the effect of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act that is part of the current Federal budget …

Brewing With Sugary Adjuncts

The right ingredients, added the right way, can be the difference between a successful pastry beer and a hot mess.

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Make Your Best American IPA

There are so many versions, varieties, and approaches here that it would be arrogant to claim this will be your best American IPA, but it’s at least …

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Brewing with All Kinds of Sugar

When it comes to adding sugar to your beer there are pitfalls to avoid, and lots of wonderful, complex flavors to gain.

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Beercation: Yakima, Washington

Yakima, Washington might have a historical reputation as a sleepy agricultural town, but the rapid growth of craft beer has shown a new light on the …

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Pick Six: Dave Thibodeau of Ska Brewing

We Asked Ska Brewing cofounder Dave Thibodeau to pick memorable, flavorful, and standout beers he’s encountered in a lifetime of beer drinking, we …

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Podcast Episode 21: New Belgium's Wood Cellar Director & Blender Lauren Limbach

Jamie is joined by American sour beer pioneer Lauren Limbach of New Belgium Brewing, and they talk about the evolution of New Belgium’s sour beer …

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Gearhead: Foeders for Funky Fermentation

Borrowed, or more accurately salvaged, from the wine industry, foeders are nothing more than big barrels where fermented beverages develop the …

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Make Your Best Pre-Prohibition Porter

Pre-Prohibition Porter is described in the guidelines as being like a less-hoppy American Porter and a less-caramelly English Porter.

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Podcast Episode 20: Long-Time Brewer Fred Bueltmann Joins John Holl

Long-time brewer Fred Bueltmann sits down with John Holl to discuss his new project "This Craft Nation," how beer has evolved, and what it's like …

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Brewing with Pink Peppercorn

So named because it resembles a regular peppercorn, this ingredient is actually part of the cashew family. Still, adding it to a beer adds a spicy, …

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“Baroness von Rycknell” Flanders Red Recipe

A classic Flanders Red Ale is a riot of flavors, from rich fruity notes of black currant and plum and berries, to bright acidity and dark funk, and …

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The Current State of Hops

The flower that gives beer its bite can’t get a rest. Once a simple, but necessary, ingredient in beer, hops have become a global crop, a bitter …

Beer Pairings for Girl Scout Cookies (2018 Update)

To celebrate the Girl Scouts of the USA, here is a collection of editors' picks for cookie-and-beer pairings and suggestions we compiled from around …

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Thinking Small: Former New Belgium Brewmaster Peter Bouckaert Embraces ‘Artful’ Brewing One Barrel At A Time In New Venture Purpose Brewing

By pursuing their ambition and following their heart, Colorado’s Purpose Brewing and Cellars (and the thousands of small and independent breweries …

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Make Your Best Oud Bruin

This is a good starter sour for those looking to move away from beginner styles but don’t yet have a lot of confidence or experience. It's also a …

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Breakout Brewer: Abnormal Beer Co.

Abnormal lives up to its name. In a city long known for beer, especially the dank hops-forward West Coast IPA, the owners also chose to open up a …

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