Make Your Best Flanders Red Ale
A classic Flanders Red Ale is a riot of flavors, from rich fruity notes of black currant and plum and berries, to bright acidity and dark funk, and even a raw-grain-and-biscuit malt background. Read on and get brewing!
A Hazy Shade
Haze in beer, in and of itself, is not something to be praised or condemned. It can be desirable and helpful in a number of styles, but it can also signal a serious problem. Here's where it comes from, how you can create it, and how you can avoid it.
Make Your Best Light American Lager
Some people look at the style description of American lagers with their “strong flavors are a fault” language and simply decide not to make them. You should, though. Despite their limited range of flavor, these are still great beers!
Make Your Best Weissbier
Brewing your best Weissbier includes a series of don’ts: don’t forget the rice hulls, don’t grow up a yeast starter, don’t oxygenate the wort, don’t cold crash. Here’s what to do for a crowd-pleaser of a beer for these dog days of summer.
Make Your Best Imperial (Or Double) Beer
Josh Weikert takes a relatively straightforward style—Helles—and “upscales” it into a double/imperial version, so that you can get a sense of the kinds of considerations in play and an approach to dealing with them.