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Ask the Experts: Are there Disadvantages to Going All-grain?

Homebrew expert Brad Smith, author of the Beersmith homebrewing software and the voice behind the Beersmith podcast answers a question from a homebrewer looking to go all-grain.

Blind Enthusiasm's ACME Red Recipe

Here's a recipe from Canada's Blind Enthusiasm Brewing: a bold red ale with big stone-fruit notes and a very dry finish.

Fort George Spruce Budd Ale Recipe

Spruce tips add an immediately recognizable aroma and flavor to beer, yet people still have a hard time accurately defining the specifics

'Alaskan Red' Red IPA Beer Recipe

This recipe will serve you well as a faithful Red IPA that avoids the pitfalls of the style while amplifying its virtues.

Start It Up! Dry-Hopped Lager Recipe

Taylor Caron, the manager of Hops & Berries homebrew supply store in Fort Collins, Colorado, shared this recipe for a dry-hopped American light lager.

Neueschloss English Brown Ale Recipe

An English brown ale is simply darker than a bitter but not as dark as a porter. As a style, there’s a lot of room for interpretation. The key is a fundamental drinkability.

Better German Pilsner

This recipe from Josh Weikert, author of the Beer: Simple blog is for a bare-bones, but crisp and flavorful, German Pils.

Easy Way Apricot Sour Recipe

Purists beware: this CB&B recipe might offend your delicate sensibilities. However, if you want to make the quickest of quick sour beers, using fruit can help cover some of the rougher edges in a spiked lactic sour.

Scared Sour Berliner Weisse Recipe

An earlier version of this Berliner weisse recipe from Josh Weikert won Best of Show at the 2nd Annual Stoney Creek Homebrewers Amateur Brewing Championship.

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Full Video: All-Grain & Partial Mash Brewing

CB&B co-founder Steve Keonig walks you through a full all-grain brew day, from mashing and lautering to batch sparging to hop additions to pitching yeast and racking to secondary fermentation, as well as bottling your beer!