Tips for Brewing Big Beers
Tips for Brewing Big Beers
Brewing high gravity can be a daunting task, but I think you'll find that key practices from brewing great low-ABV beer also apply, with a little tweaking, to the high-ABV realm. As such, the tips in this article will app ...
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Keep it Clean - Maintaining your Home Brewery for Beginners
Keep it Clean - Maintaining your Home Brewery for Beginners
As a new homebrewer you will soon find that most of your time is spent cleaning and maintaining your equipment. In this article I will attempt to explain some ways you can keep your new home brewery clean and infection fr ...
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Legends in Brewing: Charlie Papazian
Legends in Brewing: Charlie Papazian
We can thank one person for almost single-handedly lifting the obscure and primitive activity of homebrewing to the artform it is today: Charlie Papazian. Charlie organized a small, nascent corps of intrepid DIY brewers i ...
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Craft the Perfect Draft  Quick Disconnects
Craft the Perfect Draft Quick Disconnects
It happened to me right at the end of a boil for a ten gallon batch of English IPA. I'd been brewing on this electric BIAB system for several months and loved how easy it was to connect and disconnect the silicone tubing ...
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Brew & A: Paul "Paulthenurse" Comerford
Brew & A: Paul "Paulthenurse" Comerford
Everyone has their friends online. Through the intangible ether which is the internet we come together to discuss brewing, and end up finding people that share we more than that with. Cars, cigars, professions, all great ...
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The Brewmasters: Brett Ratcliff  - Roseville Brewing Company
The Brewmasters: Brett Ratcliff - Roseville Brewing Company
Well fellow HBTers, I have had the pleasure of interviewing Brett Ratcliff from Roseville Brewing Company in Roseville, CA. Brett is THE brewer at "RBC" as well as the Vice President of Brewing Operations. I li ...
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How to Better Describe Your Beer - A Simple Framework
How to Better Describe Your Beer - A Simple Framework
How can we have a conversation with someone about beer when all taste is subjective?Tastes vary wildly. Some people love fish and some can't even stand the smell. Some people can drink scorching hot sauce by the bucket wh ...
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The 15 Minute Brew Process
The 15 Minute Brew Process
Over the last couple of months I've laid down the foundation for the 15 Minute Brew Process as a collection of tips, and the use of a pressure cooker for bittering hops. Here I'll cover the procedure from beginning to end ...
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Keep It Up - Getting Consistent Results by Calibrating Your Brew House
Keep It Up - Getting Consistent Results by Calibrating Your Brew House
It is important for any brewer who wishes to get the most consistent results possible to keep his or her brew house calibrated. Knowing your measurements and calculations are accurate will allow you to better predict the ...
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Craft The Perfect Draft  Pump Up Your Brewday
Craft The Perfect Draft Pump Up Your Brewday
Sooner or later a day comes when many homebrewers decide to add a pump to their brewing system. At first most probably buy a small inexpensive pond pump to help recirculate their chiller water through some ice. Pumping ic ...
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