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No Cutting Corners: Tips for Tight Miters and Coped Joints

Tips for tight miters and coped joints.<p>How many times have you set your miter saw exactly on 45 degrees and cut miters on a pair of moldings, only to …

Woodworking

How to Build a Space-Saving Flip-Top Workbench

A space-saving workshop on wheels!<p>Of course, you could configure the workbench so one side holds bench top tools while the other serves as a …

10 Clever Ways to Remove Permanent Marker from Any Surface

Using permanent marker can be risky—one small slip up and something gets ruined. Wrong! Here, you’ll find 10 effective ways to remove permanent …

Cleaning

Hop Substitutions

What do you do when you are unable to find a hop variety online or at your local homebrew shop? Hopefully you’re not throwing in the proverbial …

A Crash Course in Beer Recipe Design

Do you want to create your own homebrew recipes but don’t know where to get started? Here’s a short course in how to research, design, and brew your …

The 5 Best Sites for Free Homebrewing Recipes • Hop Culture

A Pint With Stan Hieronymous<p>One of craft beer’s smartest nerds. READ NOW.<p>In the craft beer industry, camaraderie triumphs rivalry, collaboration …

Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA Clone - Beer Recipe - American Homebrewers Association

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery of Deleware is known for making some "off-centered" beers, but one of the styles they are still best known for is the IPA. …

How to Make a Yeast Starter - American Homebrewers Association

Sure, homebrewers make the wort, but it’s yeast that makes the beer. The process of converting wort into beer is a labor-intensive task for yeast, …

An Introduction to Kegging Homebrew - American Homebrewers Association

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 …

How Maple Bacon Coffee Porter Put Funky Buddha on the Map

Everyone has that go-to friend who is always down to grab a beer. Mine happens to keep kosher, so when I asked him to join me at the Maple Bacon …

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

It's easy when you know what you're doing!<p>Pull the spark plug wire from the spark plug to prevent the motor from accidentally starting. Tape or tie …

Rethinking Bitterness In Dry-Hopped (Hazy) Beers

Past research has shown that more extreme dry-hopping regimens can reduce IBUs in beer made with kettle hops bittering, New Belgium Brewing’s Ross …

Craft Beer

6 Tools to Unstick Your Fermentation

Motorists all across the United States experienced getting stuck last winter. With record snowfall in the Northeast and <i>any</i> snowfall down south, …

10 Tips on Homebrewing West Coast IPA from Beachwood Brewing

Julian Shrago, co-founder and brewmaster at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, Calif., had humble beginnings as a college homebrewer. What …

8 Tips for Aging & Cellaring Beers at Home

Cellaring is the process of allowing a beer to mature under specific conditions to achieve nuances, particularly in its flavor and aroma, that often …

The Secrets to Better Beer Foam

There’s nothing like the look of a creamy head on a homebrewed stout or the lacing on a glass after finishing a Belgian ale. But beer foam isn’t just …

5 Tips for Homebrewing Lager

In case you haven’t been paying attention, lager is back. Homebrewers and commercial craft brewers who had initially focused on ale have rediscovered …

5 Must-try Saison Recipes to Brew at Home

Saison is a classic Belgian “farmhouse” style that can be tricky to reduce to a one-sentence description. Brewers have taken the style in many …

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Make Your Best Belgian Golden Strong Ale

From a style perspective, though, it can be tough to differentiate because it bears some superficial and structural similarities to Belgian Tripel.

These Are the Chemical Compounds That Make Beer Taste So Good

2 minute Read<p>Terms like “fruited” and “flavor-forward” may evoke wine tastings but, when it comes to complex beverages with nuanced flavors, don’t …

Beer

Double Black Imperial Black IPA

Brewers Association board member Tony Simmons, of Pagosa Brewing in Colorado, was up for a challenge in 2012 when he was invited to Big Beers, …

Make Your Best Saison

Saison is a fantastically flexible and interesting style of beer.

How to Harvest, Prepare and Store Homegrown Hops

<i>This post is a follow-up to How to Grow Hops at Home.</i>When to Pick Your HopsThe time has come. You’ve planned, pruned, monitored, cared for and put in …

5 Homebrew Tips from a Dogfish Head Quality Technician

Aimee Garlit is one of five Off-Centered Quality Technician at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and holds a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology. She has …

Block 15 Alpha IPA Recipe

This house IPA at Block 15 Brewing (Corvallis, Oregon) is packed with notes of citrus, dank pine, and papaya with just enough malt character to prop …

DIY Storage Ottoman

The most satisfying DIY projects are those that serve not just a practical purpose, but an aesthetic one as well. Here’s a DIY storage ottoman– or …

Summer Saison :: Beer Recipe

Saison is a beer brewed to be refreshing. The Saison beer style was originally brewed in the cooler months in the southern, French-speaking region of …

How to Brew Clear Beer

Crystal clear beer is a much desired and sometimes very elusive thing for the everyday homebrewer. Like the unicorn it can be a vague and a seemingly …

Beer

How To Get Decoction Results Without Actually Doing a Decoction Mash

One of the joys of brewing is that there are almost endless combinations of ingredients we can use to produce specific flavors, as well as a variety …