Question & Answer with Christopher Sidwa of Australia’s Batch Brewing Co.
As an American brewer down under, Christopher Sidwa has been able to meld two brewing traditions and, in his book, “Brew A Batch: A Beginner’s Guide to Home-Brewed Beer,” he shares his insights and hopes to inspire a new generation of brewers.
Estimating AA% Using Calibrated Hop Teas
Growing your own hops isn’t always as simple as planting, harvesting, and brewing. For those who want to get deeper into the science, leading to a more fulfilling brewing experience, here are the steps you need to estimate alpha-acid percentage.
Beer Books: Against All Hops & Project Extreme Brewing
Expand your knowledge of beer with two new books that explore ingredients, homebrewing, and a peek behind the curtain to how the pros approach each batch.
Make Your Best Belgian Dark Strong Ale
These “smooth and dangerous” beers (to quote the BJCP guidelines) are some of the best-drinking and most enjoyable beers you’ll ever drink, and they can be surprisingly easy to make if you build a good recipe and adhere to some basic brewing practices.