Homebrew Beer Recipes

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German Wheat and Rye Beer

El Hefe (2013)

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Homebrewers Association

David Barber of Orwigsburg, PA, member of the Lehigh Valley Home Brewers, won a gold medal in Category #15: German Wheat and Rye Beer during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA. Barber’s German Wheat and Rye Beer was chosen as the best among 194 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2013 NHC Ninkasi Award Winner title. Read More

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American Barleywine

2010 Barleywine

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Homebrewers Association

David Barber of Orwigsburg, PA, member of the Lehigh Valley Home Brewers, won a gold medal in Category #19: Strong Ale during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA. Barber’s Strong Ale was chosen as the best among 277 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2013 NHC Ninkasi Award Winner title. Read More

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Fruit Beer

Fruity McFruitFruit

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Homebrewers Association

Mark Girard of Annandale, VA, member of the Brewers United for Real Potables (BURP), won a gold medal in Category #20: Fruit Beer during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA with the help of John Gosselin, Greg McCullough, & Heath Ehret. Girard’s Fruit Beer was chosen as the best among 181 final round entries in the category. Read More

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Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer

Scott’s Nutty Brown Ale

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Homebrewers Association

Scott Lothamer of Moraga, CA, member of the Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE), won a gold medal in Category #21: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA. Lothamer’s Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer was chosen as the best among 311 final round entries in the category. Read More

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Other Smoked Beer

Slightly Smoked Helles

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Homebrewers Association

Matthew Welz of Cornwall, VT, member of the Green Mountain Mashers, won a gold medal in Category #22: Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA. Welz’s Smoke-Flavored and Wood-Aged Beer was chosen as the best among 384 final round entries in the category. Read More

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Mead

OB Mead

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Homebrewers Association

Susan Ruud of Harwood, ND, member of the Prairie Homebrewing Companions, won a gold medal in Category #24: Traditional Mead during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA with the help of Bob Ruud. Ruud’s Traditional Mead was chosen as the best among 78 final round entries in the category. Read More

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Mead

Key Lime Mead

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Homebrewers Association

Matt Weide of Minneapolis, MN, member of the Minnesota Home Brewers Association, won a gold medal in Category #25: Melomel (Fruit Mead) during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA. Weide’s Melomel (Fruit Mead) was chosen as the best among 119 final round entries in the category. Read More

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