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10 Beginner-Friendly Beer Recipes

Friday, August 28th, 2020

By Troy Stouffer When I tasted my first homebrewed beer, I was proud of my creation and it sparked a desire within me to brew more and to create my own recipe. I dove headfirst into websites, forums, and podcasts to learn as much as I possibly could so I could ...

Migrating Your Recipes from Beersmith To Brewer’s Friend

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Exporting recipes from Beersmith and into Brewer's Friend is simple and straightforward.   When you are in the Beersmith program, you will have two options for exporting your recipe files.    The “Export All” command exports all of the items in the current view or folder to a file which you can ...

Tailgating and Homebrew: Two Essential Recipes

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Nothing goes with tailgating like great beer. If you need a great beer quick, you can have these beers ready to serve in 10-14 days if you keg and about 21 days if you bottle. All grain recipes are formulated for 70% efficiency. Dark Mild Recipe A dark mild is a low-gravity, ...

Uinta Wyld Clone – An Excellent Pale Ale With Simcoe and Amarillo

Friday, December 28th, 2012

When I first started brewing, I was NOT a fan of hoppy beers. The first year or so I brewed mainly English Southern Browns, Porters, Black Ales, some Belgians, and malty Amber Ales. Like many homebrewers, my tastes in beer began to broaden. Looking at the BJCP styles inspired me to ...

Brewing Wildflower Wheat – A Honey Chamomile Wheat Beer from Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

We were running dangerously low on Witbier, our standard summer quaffer. Hoping for an interesting alternative to try, I was "shopping" for inspiration in the wheat beer recipes on Home Brew Talk (or Homebrew Talk, HBT, depending how you spell it). I ran across one posted by Passed Pawn – ...

Large Batch of American Beer

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Brewed an 11 gallon batch of my Blitz Weinhard Clone. This is close to what Blitz probably tasted like originally (not the watered down stuff they produce today). Doing an 11 gallon batch is great. It generates twice as much beer in the same amount of time! It also gives ...

Recipe – Golden NW Extra Special Bitter

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

This a wonderful tasting British ale that uses Zeus bittering hops. More of a NW + British hybrid really. This Golden NW ESB has a nice balanced malt to hop ratio. A bread like biscuit flavor rolls into medium bitterness over the tongue. It finishes smooth ...

German Lager Recipe All Grain

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

This has to be one of my favorite beers for all time. I have brewed it about 5 times, and it's just awesome. Talk about a 'session beer', that is something most people can drink all evening without a problem. My uncle, who is a German Protestant Minister, smelled ...

Deschutes Red Chair NWPA clone home brew recipe

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Deschutes made a great beer this year, Red Chair NWPA (North West Pale Ale). Besides Ninkasi, this is really the only beer I would buy from the store again. Naturally, I wanted to make a clone recipe. I think this came pretty close for my first ...

Blonde Ale Summer Brew

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

This Blonde Ale is a home brew thirst quencher perfect for summer time. I plan to serve it ice cold on tap for days when it gets above 80F. I named the brew after my wife as she has the most beautiful blonde hair. The Cascade and Mt ...

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