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Tips for your first brewery visit

We live in an exciting time in this great nation of ours. Everywhere we turn, there's a place dedicated to housing all of our favorite things in one …

Want to make beer for a living? Study up, stay humble

ASHEVILLE – Be prepared to put a little muscle into heaving a sack of grain from one place to another. You'll need to know how to clean out a keg, …

Choosing a Mash Method (I: Single Infusion Mashes)

A single infusion mash.<p>When brewing an all-grain beer, you need to decide on a mash method. If you are following a recipe, the mash details are …

Etching Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

It's easy and safe — use a 9V battery, vinegar, and salt to permanently etch markings on metal.<p>As a homebrewer I often need to measure my kettle volumes at various stages during the brew day — to figure out my brewing efficiency, or monitor evaporation rates, or compare boil volumes to what my …

Stainless Steel

American IPA Recipe, Tips, and Tasting

Hoppy beers are some of my favorites to brew at home. The four things that kill hop aroma are heat, time, oxygen, and aroma scalping. Serving the …

iPhone app predicts whether you’ll like the beer or wine you’re looking at in the store [Video]

Sure, there are shopping apps out there that will read the barcode of a product and let you know whether you could buy it more cheaply online, but someone has now tackled a far more more important issue: will you actually enjoy that bottle of beer or wine you’re eyeing up in the store?<p>Next Glass is …

Revolutionize Your Craft Beer Experience

<b>"Craft Beer is one of those things that brings it back home, it’s the reason why people try to build airplanes in their backyard."</b><p>We are a fully …

5 Tips on Brewing IPAs from Mitch Steele

<b>This post was originally published in 2013 for #IPAday</b><p>Judging by the trends the American Homebrewers Association has seen thus far in 2013, the India …

An Introduction to Kegging Homebrew

Say goodbye to bottling and hello to the wonderful world of kegging! We’re here to walk you through the basics of kegging your homebrew. It’s easier …

Rob's Oatmeal Stout - Beer Recipe

Rob’s Oatmeal Stout | Oatmeal Stout<p>Ingredients<p><b>For 10 Gallons (37.85 L)</b><p>17.375 lb (7.88 kg) pale malt<br>• 2.0 lb (0.9 kg) flaked oats<br>• 1.5 lb (0.68 kg) …

How to Make a Stir Plate

While there are multiple ways to grow yeast in a starter, one of the most effective is to use a stir plate. Stir plates utilize magnetic attraction …

Keeping it Simple with SMaSH Brewing

The sky’s the limit when it comes to formulating homebrew recipes, but having too many choices of ingredients can manifest itself through the curse …

Homebrewing

Coffee Beer: How to Cold Brew Coffee

Making a quality cup of cold brew coffee is a skill every homebrewer should have in their arsenal of DIY tricks. But it isn’t as simple as …

Slideshow How To Brew Beer in a Minute

Have you ever wished you could whip up a batch of beer in just seconds?<p>The American Homebrewers Association is proud to unveil a brand new brewing …

The Poor Man’s Hop Spider DIY

I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve my brewing processes without breaking the bank. Most recently, I’ve had my eye on the popular hop …

Chop & Brew: Brewing with New Hop Varieties

<i>Video courtesy of Chop & Brew.</i><p>Full-length “Brewing with New Hop Varieties” presentation by Nathan Smith (DOZE, Brewing Network) from the 2014 …

Grand Rapids

5 Ways Homebrewing Will Make You a Better Beer Nerd

Do you consider yourself a craft beer nerd? Well, there is no better way to advance your understanding of all things beer than learning how to …

Homebrewing: How to Make A Yeast Starter

More Homebrewing<p>Essential Equipment »<br>Basics: All About Grain »<br>Basics: All About Yeast »<br>Carbonation and Bottling »<b><br>All Homebrewing »</b><p>Yeast is one of the coolest ingredients you'll ever use in the kitchen. Maybe it's the beer geek coming out in me, but listen to the facts before you judge. First of …

California Common (For Intermediate Homebrewers) Recipe

This is an all-grain homebrewing recipe which is written for the intermediate level, brew-in-a-bag homebrewer. California Common is a hybrid beer so it's helpful if you have a temperature controlled refrigerator you can use to maintain fermentation and conditioning temperatures, but it's not …

4 Homebrewing Tips You Won't Find in the Books

Ask any home brewing expert and they will tell you: The best tips on brewing the perfect batch come from real-world experience, which is exactly what four homebrewers are sharing here.<p><b>Don't Be Afraid to Experiment With Flavors</b><p>"With one exception I've never brewed the same recipe twice," says James …

Drinking

Homebrewing Resolutions: How to Make Better Beer in 2014

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>While your neighbors, colleagues, and cousins are all sipping green smoothies and headed to the gym on their brand new bicycles, why not make some mid-January resolutions you'll actually keep? These fun projects will …

How to Harvest Yeast from Beer for Homebrewing

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Homebrewers have a lot of options when it comes to purchasing yeast for making beer. But even if your local homebrew shop is well stocked, you might not see the proprietary yeast strains that some commercial brewers are …

10 Standout Brews from America’s Greatest Beer Fest

Each year, Denver, Colorado, plays host to the brewing world's biggest party: the Great American Beer Festival (GABF). Last weekend's event was the biggest yet, with 710 breweries serving more than 3,500 types of beer to about 49,000 attendees. The growth of the festival mirrors that of the craft …

Santa Fe

Homebrew clubs – making your own beer has never been so sociable

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>“I call this one Back From The Dead,” says Andy Nightingale, holding up a murky brown bottle with the label scratched off. His seven companions, huddled in a corner of the BrewDog bar in Leeds, inspect the contents of their glasses. All of them share the same ancient …

Get Your Bachelor's Degree in Beer

Remember when you drunk dialed your parents and told them that, economics be damned, you were majoring in beer? Nah, you probably don't remember that.<p>Turns out, you can actually get a bachelor's degree in beer. As the craft beer movement has grown—by volume more than 18 percent since …

Central Michigan University

Belly up! Combine jelly bean flavors to create fave beer tastes

Jelly Belly jelly beans were a great source of joy for me as a kid. We'd regularly take long car trips and my sister and I would pass the time with a bag of Jelly Belly candy, following the "recipes" printed on the bag that called for combining different flavored beans to create new and interesting …

How to Identify Oats, Rye, Wheat, Corn, and Rice in Your Beer

What's In Your Beer?<p>Base Malts in Your Beer »<br>Specialty Grains in Your Beer »<br>Hops: The 3 C's »<br>More Hop Flavors You Should Know »<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Adjunct: it's a dirty word to a lot of craft beer fanatics, conjuring images of cackling …

This Running Store Serves Beer —Yes, Really

Illustrated By Gabriela Alford.<p>There’s a magical running store opening in Colorado next month that will sell you sneakers <i>and</i> serve you a pint. The …