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Ask the Experts: Improving Head Retention for Your Beer

Homebrew expert Brad Smith, author of the Beersmith homebrewing software and the voice behind the Beersmith podcast, tackles a question about head retention on your beer.

Podcast Episode 71: Other Half Brewing’s Sam Richardson: Building Exciting Beers that Delight Drinkers

Tucked away in an industrial corner of Brooklyn, New York’s Other Half Brewing has become known as a leader of the brewing new-school with intensely flavorful and creative beers that crowds turn out for on a weekly basis.

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Full Video: Fundamentals of German-Style Brewing

In this 48-minute video, Eurisko Beer Co. Founder and German-trained brewer Zac Harris covers the fundamentals of German-style brewing, how it differs from brewing in the U.S., and offers specific style examples to help you make better beer.

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Eurisko Beer Co. Helles & Doppelbock Recipes

These recipes accompany the Eurisko Beer Co. video on 'Fundamentals of German-Style Beers.'


5 Things Every Brewery Needs To Be Successful

Running a brewery is hard work. It takes a variety of different factors to be successful in this industry, and missing just one crucial piece of the puzzle can lead to bankruptcy, lawsuits, or worse.

Sous Vide Homebrewing

If you’re put off by long all-grain brew days and yearn for a faster and simpler way to make beer, Art Whitaker offers expertise and tips to get you started extract brewing with a sous vide machine.

The Right Yeast for Your Hazy IPA (Video Tip)

WeldWerks Brewing Cofounder/Brewmaster Neil Fisher talks about the yeast he uses to create hazy IPA

Ask the Experts: Brewing with Fresh Hops

Homebrew expert Brad Smith, author of the Beersmith homebrewing software and the voice behind the Beersmith podcast, is here to help you brew a great beer with fresh hops.

TrimTab Mosaic Singularity IPA Recipe

This beer has a big, clean, and chewy grain bill that explodes with hops notes of pineapple, blueberry, and pine resin.

The Heart of Darkness: Exploring Dark Malts

In this Learning Lab column, Jester Goldman gives his full attention to dark malt. Settle in as he helps you understand how these grains differ and what they can bring to your beer.

Podcast Episode 70: Hudson Valley Brewing's Jason Synan and Mike Renganeschi: Acidity, Hops, and Botanicals

Thinking about most of their beers as a triangle, Jason Synan and Mike Renganeschi want to focus on acidity, hops, and botanicals. However, each characteristic doesn’t play the traditional role in their beers that one might expect.

BY: John Holl

Using Distilled Water with Your Homebrewing Recipes (Video Tip)

Depending on your local water source you might need to make adjustments to its chemistry before homebrewing. Here's some insight on how to get your water where you want it.

BY: Stu Blake

Homebrewing Dogma: Try, Then Trust

Josh Weikert dispels myths of brewing dogma because “the way it’s always been done” doesn’t always work for you.

Adjusting Water for Low ABV Beer (Video Tip)

There are a few things to consider with your water when making session versions of recipes that are usually heavier in strength.