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Beer Festivals

<b>Colorado beer festivals</b>, brewery events, and other Colorado craft beer activities.<p><b>Belgian Brewfest – Denver, CO</b>: Belgian Brew Fest started in 2017 as …

Wholesale Wars: The Battle for the Future of Beer Distribution

When Anheuser-Busch purchased the distributor responsible for getting Ninkasi Brewing’s beer to most of southern Oregon in 2011, CEO Nikos Ridge …

Build a Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump

The directions on most line cleaners call for recirculating the cleaner for some period of time. Most affordable cleaning setups that are out there …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Coloradans consume craft beer at twice the rate of the rest of nation

Craft beer sales continued to bubble over in 2015, another year of double-digit increases that added up to a 12 percent stake of the U.S. beer …

Adjusting Recipes: Volumes, Efficiency, Extract

With nearly 100 homebrew recipes posted on The Mad Fermentationist over the last four years it was time to post a guide on how to adjust them for …

How to Build a Hopback

<i>Homebrewers love hops—it’s no secret. You will always remember the first time you smelled those powerful pellets drop into the kettle. The little</i> …

Cold Steeping: Getting the Most Out of Dark Grains

Brewing with dark specialty grains is essential to develop roasty flavors and aromas and achieve various colors, but working with dark grains can …

Homebrewing

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 …

Homebrewing & Serving Nitrogen Beers

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is considered the standard gas used to carbonate beer, but exciting things are happening in the world of nitrogen that shouldn’t …

How To Store Homebrew Ingredients

It’s not unusual to have a surplus of homebrew ingredients, but, with a few simple precautions, it’s easy to make ingredients last for quite some …

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

Brewing Malts, Their Characteristics and Uses For The Homebrewer

Malts, A Homebrewer's Reference:<p>The variety of malts available to the homebrewer is greater now than ever before. For homebrewers wanting to use …

Beer

Comparing and Selecting Hops - Brew Your Own

Adding Fruit to Beer Increases Alcohol? (Rant)

It really bothers me to hear people talk about the boost in alcohol a beer receives from a fruit addition. In most cases fruit won't increase the …

How to Make a Yeast Starter

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, …

PID tuning method for electric breweries

If you are utilizing StrangeBrew Elsinore, ensure data recording is enabled. If you are not, grab a stop watch, a pad of paper, and a pencil.<p>Under …

Brewing on Autopilot with PID Controllers - Brew Your Own

Article<p>MEMBERS ONLY Big Batch BIAB<p>Think brew-in-a-bag (BIAB) is just for small stovetop brewdays? Think again. Here is the equipment and other …

Tesla

bottling off a keg for homebrew competition?

DVoors <i>Aspirant (206)</i> <i>Jan 6, 2014</i> <i>Indiana</i><p>I am preparing to enter beer into my first ever homebrew competition. I switched to a kegging system about a …

Pull Up A Stool With Chris White of White Labs

There’s the old adage that brewers can only make wort, because yeast makes beer. But where do brewers get their yeast? There are a handful of …

Beer

Esters vs. Phenols in Beer

When perceiving certain aromas of beer, you may hear people refer to “esters” and “phenols.” These terms are often times used incorrectly or …

Craft Beer Trends to Look Out For in 2016

One of the most exciting things about the craft beer world is its constant evolution. While there are certain flagships most breweries offer – like …

Everyone who owns a drone will now have to register with the FAA

<i>This story was updated at 1 p.m. ET.</i><p>The Federal Aviation Administration announced an unprecedented requirement on Monday that will require millions …

Drones

How to Calculate Brewhouse Efficiency

Brewhouse efficiency is an important concept to understand. The efficiency of an individual’s brewing practices and system is ultimately responsible …

Understanding Water for Homebrewing

Discussions about water can get complicated fast, especially if you aren’t familiar with hydrology. But there are a few basics that specifically …

Session Beer: Brewing Small with Big Flavor

Homebrewing has brought us more than we could have hoped for—pushing the envelope with new, interesting twists on traditional styles. Now, consider …

'Soft'? 'Hot'? 'Clean'? 7 ways to decode the secret language of beer

Reading reviews for craft beer is never as straightforward as you might hope. Often would-be helpful authors of beer reviews toss around a lot of terminology that can be more confusing than illuminating. There are a few descriptors in particular that crop up often in beer writing, and clarifying …

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 …

Proper Beer Serving Temperatures

Ditch the frosty mugs and listen up!Drinking beer ice-cold may sound like the perfect thirst quencher, but you are potentially missing out on much of …