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What Is the Difference between Ale and Lager?

We address one of the most fundamental questions about beer: What is the difference between ale and lager?

Old Fussypants Recipe

This classic English barleywine gains most of its character from rich Maris Otter base malt.

Just Chill

Here are the tips and tools you need for the all-important task of rapidly cooling wort from boiling down to room temperature or lower.

Honing Cloning

Attempting to copy a commercial beer is an excellent way to fine-tune your skills as a brewer.

Vicar’s Tipple Tripel Recipe

Here is an attempt to create something almost, but not quite, entirely unlike Brouwerij Dilewyns Vicaris Tripel.

5 Tips for Brewing up a Lager

Here are a few things to know if you’re thinking of diving into the world of lager brewing.

10 Essentials for Brew Day

Here are the 10 essentials I like to have at the ready when I brew.

Cask-Conditioned Ale: Natural Flavor One Pint at a Time

Come along as we explore the naturally carbonated world of cask-conditioned ale.

Bugs Gone Wild!

In the right hands, normally unwelcome microflora deliver ales that challenge the senses and stir the soul—quite the accomplishment for creatures we can’t even see.

Priming Sugar Alternatives

Bottle priming is just as ripe for experimentation as all other aspects of brewing. Consider these 4 alternatives.