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.
Brewing a great Eisbock requires restraint. Keep the recipe simple, and let the freezer do the work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
This English-style bitter recipe is quick to produce, tasty, and ideal for trying out cask ale at home.
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.