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2019’s Homebrew Highlights

2019 marked my eleventh year brewing out in California, and I feel like I’m squarely in the comfort zone of homebrewing. Yet, I didn’t let myself get too comfortable, either. This was a year to push myself with more lager … Continue reading

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The Session #125 — Pale European Lagers: The Ultimate SMaSH beers

What better epitomizes the union of a single malt variety with a single hop variety than a Bohemian pilsner? Continue reading

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Thought of the Day

As an AHA forum discussion thread grows longer, the probability of LODO derailment approaches 1.

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Confidence and Competence in Brewing

“Relax. Don’t Worry. Have a Homebrew.” What a lifesaver that phrase was in my early days of brewing! Getting started in this hobby can be a nerve-wracking business. First are all of the (rightfully) important warnings about sanitation and proper … Continue reading

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Homebrew savings in bulk?

Since I started ramping up my homebrewing two or three years back, I’ve been brewing at least 20 times a year. At five gallon batches, that adds up to a lot of supplies! I soon realized that it might make sense … Continue reading

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