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Coolships in the City

While the thought of ale spontaneously fermenting in coolships might conjure thoughts of the country, you’re more likely to find it in cities across America.

Podcast Episode 66: Dogfish Head’s Bryan Selders: Innovating With Beers Both Big and Small

Dogfish Head former head brewer talks through everything from the process of innovation to brewhouse key performance indicators, building beers from the simplest Pilsner to giant high-gravity beers, evaluating ingredients, reducing diacetyl, and much more.

Registration Window for the National Homebrew Competition Opens Soon

The annual event celebrates the best homebrewing in America with winners to be announced at Homebrew Con in June.

A Wine Wand for Wild-Ale Wizardry

When it comes to making barrel-aged beers, a growing number of breweries are looking to wine producers and their tools to help with the process.

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Viking Sweat Gose Recipe

There is a distinct challenge in brewing gose: salt. Working with salt introduces higher stakes. Aim too high, and you end up with an undrinkable salt bomb. Too low, and you can’t register the salt at all. This recipe will get you right in the ballpark.

Video Tip: Using A Blow-off Tube

When you're brewing high gravity beers using a blow-off tube can help you avoid making a big mess. Learn more in this video tip.

Breakout Brewer: MORE Brewing Co.

When a brewer who cut his teeth on classic styles and learned the importance of repetition and quality is unleashed into a brand-new brewery where the only limitation is his imagination, good beer is bound to happen.

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Rabbit’s Revenge White IPA Recipe

The White IPA functionally updates a classic style in a way that emphasizes the regional particulars of the original beer while incorporating updated ingredients.

Trappist Beers in the American Tradition

It’s time to consider the evolution of Trappist beers in the New World. As the American craft-beer movement engages with and develops Trappist styles, it is also keeping some Trappist brewing traditions alive.

Podcast Episode 65: Highland Park's Bob Kunz: Building Unique Beers That Are True to Your Environment

The Los Angeles brewer talks about his plan for modest growth, how he looks for inspiration beyond just Germany and the Czech Republic when it comes to pilsner, and shares his advice for creating a wild yeast culture that will develop over time.

BY: John Holl

Video Tip: Entering the Right Category in Homebrewing Competitions

How can you stand out in a crowded homebrew competition? Award-winning homebrewer Paul Odell has some suggestions.

Brewing with Candi Sugar

Candi sugars are at once an underused and an overused ingredient. Let's dive into the specific function candi sugars can play in beer.

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Brewing with Tea (Including a Recipe from Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.)

Finding the right blend of tea leaves can add a boost of flavor to your favorite mild beer. Learn more from Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co., including a recipe for their tea-infused English mild.

BY: John Holl

Video: The Pros & Cons of Leaf and Pellet Hops

Learn the pros and cons of using pelletized hops vs. whole leaf hops in this Craft Beer & Brewing video tip!

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