Josh Weikert

Recipe: Sauber Traditional Dunkles Bock

Full of malt depth yet dry, leaner than a doppelbock yet sneaky in strength... Once you brew a dunkles bock, you’ll wonder why you don’t have one on tap year-round.

Recipe: Nordstern Eisbock

Brewing a great Eisbock requires restraint. Keep the recipe simple, and let the freezer do the work.

Brewing with Fruit: A User’s Guide

They’re easy to grow, easy to buy, easy to eat, and we know all their names and flavors by heart... if only brewing with fruits were so simple. Here, then, are bushels of practical advice for designing, choosing, processing, and making your own fruit beer.

Recipe: Lerwick Light 60-Shilling Ale

From his Make Your Best series, here’s Josh Weikert’s recipe for a delicate yet flavorful Scottish-style light ale—including an extract version.

Recipe: Numero Dos Mexican-Style Lager

Partly inspired by Flying Dog’s Numero Uno, this lager has a bready, tortilla-like backbone with some lime-like Motueka hops for a refreshing edge.

Recipe: Bruin Bear Oud Bruin

This recipe has some built-in guardrails, but even if you blow past them and get a brightly acidic beer with lots of oak and a dry finish despite lots of malt flavor, you’ll still have a beer that’s fun to serve and drink and talk about.

Getting More from Less: Three Beers from One Batch

Attention, busy homebrewers: Here’s a straightforward method for getting three different types of beer out of a single batch on brew day. It’s like the Cerberus of shortcuts... but which styles will you choose?

Brewing Techniques for Low Alcohol Beers

BJCP Grand Master Josh Weikert covers everything you need to know to scale down your full-strength recipe to a more affordable and crushable beer.

Recipe: This One Time In England Ordinary Cask Bitter

This English-style bitter recipe is quick to produce, tasty, and ideal for trying out cask ale at home.

Brewing and Conditioning Cask Ale at Home, Simplified

You don’t need tall tales or fancy firkins to brew, serve, and enjoy great cask ale at home. Josh Weikert lays out some simple, low-cost methods involving gear you probably already have.