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This beer recipe is featured in Amahl Turczyn's "Winner's Circle" in the July/August 2013 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association or start your 30-day free trial to access the Zymurgy online archive and other exclusive member benefits!

This black IPA from James Frazer and the Labrewtory Homebrew Club (Bedford, Va.) just begs to be brewed. A classic Cascadian dark ale, this recipe won best of show at the Peak-to-Peak Pro Am competition in 2013. Winners of the competition went on to brew their recipes with commercial breweries, and Frazer was thrilled this smooth, bad-ass beer brought the win!

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Tuxedo Speedo Black IPA

This beer recipe is featured in the March/April 2014 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association or start your 30-day free trial to access the Zymurgy online archive and other exclusive member benefits!

This Belgian-style lambic's impressively low pH and ABV create a surprisingly sour and funky beer even without fruit additions. Be sure to bring your patience, as this can take 18+ months of aging, but it will be well worth your wait!

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The Singer’s Belgian-style Lambic

Ian Anderson, member of the Boston Wort Processors, won best of show out of 337 entries at the Southern New England Homebrew Competition in October 2019 for his festbier, Anderfest.

The Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) describes Festbier (BJCP category 4B) as the following:

A smooth, clean, pale German lager with a moderately strong malty flavor and a light hop character. Deftly balances strength and drinkability, with a palate impression and finish that encourages drinking. Showcases elegant German malt flavors without becoming too heavy or filling.

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Anderfest Festbier

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