Craft Beers

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2.3% ABV Session NEIPA

2.3% ABV Session NEIPA

IPA style, Making Craftbeers
I received an email a couple month ago from a homebrewer looking for advice on a 1% ABV New England IPA. It got me thinking ...
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Like Mexican-Style Lagers? Here are 11 Craft Beers You Should Try

Like Mexican-Style Lagers? Here are...

Chances are, you’ve occasionally thrown back a few bottles of a popular Mexican amber lager. Maybe you drank them before you got into craft beer ...
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New to Craft Beer? These 7 Dark Lagers are Easy on the Palate

New to Craft Beer? These 7 Dark Lag...

Bitter IPAs and boozy, barrel-aged beers might shock the palate if you’re trying to introduce a curious newcomer to craft beer. Instead, it’s generally better ...
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Scratch Brewing's Dead Leaves and Carrots Beer Recipe

Scratch Brewing’s Dead Leaves...

Fruit & Herbal style
This is one of Scratch Brewing (Ava, Illinois) customers’ all-time favorites. It’s a lightly bready English bitter with a touch of smoke and a ...
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Victory Brewing's Storm King Russian Imperial Stout - The Perfect Storm of Stouts?

Victory Brewing’s Storm King ...

Stout style
Each and every microbrew and craft beer enthusiast truly is (or at least should be) always and forever on the search for that elusive "holy ...
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Big in Japan: Stouts in the Land of the Rising Sun

Big in Japan: Stouts in the Land of...

There’s no doubt about it: Stouts are huge in Japan. At the World Beer Cup in Philadelphia earlier this year, Japanese breweries claimed seven medals ...
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New Belgium’s Brewery,  Celebrating 20 Years of Sour Beers

New Belgium’s Brewery, Celebrating...

This year marks New Belgium’s 20 th year for making sour beers, which first launched its wood beer program in 1997 with La Folie. The ...
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10 Dark Beers You’ll Crave This Winter: Stouts, Porters and More

10 Dark Beers You’ll Crave This Win...

Stout style
We talk a lot about the myths about dark beers you shouldn’t believe. In the smack dab of winter, they’re my absolute favorite. Smoky and ...
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Regional Histories of Sour Beer

Regional Histories of Sour Beer

Sour style
The idea of sour beer is fairly simple; sweet wort undergoes a spontaneous fermentation when wild yeast is introduced into the mix. This then leads ...
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Make Your First Batch an IPA

Make Your First Batch an IPA

IPA, IPA style
So you’ve decided to take up homebrewing. You’ve bought starter equipment (or received a kit as a gift). You have a reference book or ...
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brown ale

Overseas Further Stout

Stout, Stout style
There was as soon as a beer destined for lands far and huge throughout the seven seas. To make sure ...
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17 Chocolate Beers for National Chocolate Day

17 Chocolate Beers for National Cho...

Stout, Stout style
Brewers often tell me that chocolate as a brewing ingredient adds complexity, well-roundedness, and smoothness to a beer’s flavor. It’s not easy to brew with ...
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