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Torch & Twang Recipe

Try Taylor Caron’s recipe for an American-style stout that includes a tiny bit of preboil sour wort similar to Old School Irish stouts.

Quantify Your Funk: A Primer on pH and Titratable Acidity

Here’s a primer on pH and titratable acidity (TA) and how, when, and why to measure them in your sour beers.

Tart of Lightness Recipe

Taylor Caron’s beer makes a great base for adding fruit or heavy dry hopping, but it is also very refreshing on its own.

Golden Zinger Pilsner Recipe

After saving the awesome yeast from his Start It Up! American light lager, Taylor Caron uses the yeast to brew this overly hoppy German Pils with something of a hybrid Bavarian malt bill and zealous Northern hops bill.

Why Would You Want to Homebrew?

When there are so many craft breweries popping up, many beer lovers wonder why they should homebrew when craft beer is so readily available. Taylor Caron has some excellent reasons why.

Hopback vs. Knockout Hops

Testing a container filled with whole leaf hops against late kettle hops additions.

Gear Test: Anton Paar EasyDens

This extract and density meter for homebrewers is on the pricey side but delivers fast and accurate readings for a fraction of the cost of higher end professional units, making it a great option for nano breweries.

Step Mash Your Way to a Dry Finish

So it’s warm out, and you’re itching to brew a summer beer with a super-dry finish that begs for another refill? Instead of bumping up the simple sugar adjuncts in the recipe, try a step mash.

Nitraux: Pour Nitro-style on the Cheap

Who can argue with the aesthetic pleasure of watching a well-executed nitro pour? What if you could achieve the same results without nitrogen?

You Can Do It! Dunkel Recipe

Here’s a simple and tasty recipe when you’re ready to try your hand at lagers.