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Make Your Best American IPA

There are so many versions, varieties, and approaches here that it would be arrogant to claim this will be your best American IPA, but it’s at least a very, very good one that has held up well to the test of time.

Band of Bohemia Guava Pink Peppercorn Rye Recipe

Interested in brewing a beer with pink peppercorn? Michael Carroll of Band of Bohemia, in Chicago, has you covered. This recipe is especially nice when your winter could use a bit of warmth.

Make Your Best Pre-Prohibition Porter

Pre-Prohibition Porter is described in the guidelines as being like a less-hoppy American Porter and a less-caramelly English Porter.

“Baroness von Rycknell” Flanders Red Recipe

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

Make Your Best Oud Bruin

This is a good starter sour for those looking to move away from beginner styles but don’t yet have a lot of confidence or experience. It's also a style that advanced brewers can have a lot of fun with and really dial in to their personal preferences.

Make Your Best Pale Kellerbier

Kellerbier is functionally similar to British pale ales in that it was/is often cask-conditioned and served young and unfiltered, often with very low carbonation.

“Grosser Weizen” Wheatwine Recipe

Wheatwine is a higher-alcohol beer with a significant contribution of flavor and texture from malted wheat. It also allows for “mild” hops character, and we’ll pair some classic American citrus and Continental floral notes.

'Festival of Light' Light Lager Recipe

This beer is much more about process than ingredients, so don’t let the simplicity of it fool you.

Alvarado Street Brewery 'Contains No Juice' Expressive IPA Recipe

This Double IPA with 'expressive yeast' is one of Alvarado Street Brewery’s most popular beers.

Monterey Common California Common Beer Recipe

The California Common is rumored to be the only indigenous American beer style, and its hybrid nature makes it an interesting and delicious beer to reach for in the late summer months.