Tavish Sullivan of Bothell, WA, member of the Greater Everett Brewers, won a gold medal in Category #27: Standard Cider and Perry during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA with the help of Laura Sullivan. Sullivan’s Standard Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 103 final round entries in the category and helped earn the 2013 NHC Cidermakers of the Year title. Read More
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Donald Boyle of Colonia, NJ, member of the Woodbridge Homebrewers Ale & Lager Enthusiasts Society, won a gold medal in Category #28: Specialty Cider and Perry during the 2013 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Philadelphia, PA with the help of Stephen Boyle. Boyle’s Specialty Cider and Perry was chosen as the best among 96 final round entries in the category. Read More
For those in the "pursuit of hoppiness," you won't want to miss this one! With a nice variety of hops, this beer from Brewing Classic Styles by Jamil Zainasheff and John J. Palmer, is perfect for those who can't get enough of hops. Read More
This week’s recipe is a Belgian pale ale from Radical Brewing by Randy Mosher. According to the BJCP Style Guidelines a Belgian pale ale is described as: "A fruity, moderately malty, somewhat spicy, easy-drinking, copper-colored ale." Sounds amazing, and perfect for summer! Read More
This recipe is an amber hybrid beer that is somewhat like Anchor Steam, except it's a little darker and has bigger malt flavors! Using one of the suggested yeast strains is a unique way to get a clean, crisp lager-like beer without actually having to wait months for fermentation. Find this recipe and others in Brewing Classic Styles by Jamil Zainasheff and John J. Palmer. Read More
Sour beers are all the rage! But having enough patience to make them is not easy. Try this Cranberry wheat beer that tricks your taste buds with a lambic-like tang without using bugs, aged hops, or months of your life!
Though not a true lambic as there are no cultures added, this is a great way to brew a "sour" without having to wait years to enjoy it! Judges who tasted the beer, brewed by Scott Bickham of Ithaca, NY, said it had a "nice blend of tartness and sourness."Read More
If you have never tried a German-style rye beer, you are missing out! It is much the same as a dunkelweizen, except the rye is utilized instead of wheat. The result is a full-bodied ale with interesting spicy character from the rye.
This recipe won Stacy Myers of Fort Worth, Texas a gold medal at the National Homebrew Competition in 2010. Rye-style beers can seem a bit daunting for homebrewers, but are well worth the effort.Read More
This delicious blonde ale was featured in Joe Strange's article, "It's Trouble, Brewing in Paradise" in the March/April 2012 Zymurgy magazine.
The recipe comes courtesy of Courtney Cargill and Ryan Ackerman of La Perra Hermosa Coastal Brewery in Costa Rica.Read More
Each year on the first Saturday in May, thousands of homebrewers from around the world unite to celebrate National Homebrew Day by brewing the same recipes and sharing a simultaneous toast at noon CDT. This Classic American Pilsner recipe by Kyle Sisco won the bronze medal at the 2012 GABF Pro-Am. This style is known for its smooth and crisp flavor! Read More
Each year on the first Saturday in May, homebrewers unite to celebrate Big Brew, joining with thousands from around the world in brewing the same recipes and sharing a simultaneous toast at noon Central Time. Before the event, participants that are planning Big Brew events can register their site. These registered sites help the American Homebrewers Association track how many participants celebrated the day and allow other brewers in your area to find out about the celebration. The Pointon's Proper received the silver medal at the 2012 GABF Pro-Am. Scott Pointon brewed this recipe to enjoy the toasty malts and the classic sessionable flavors of this English-style dark mild. Read More
Each year on the first Saturday in May, homebrewers unite non-brewing and brewing friends and family to celebrate Big Brew, joining with thousands of homebrewers from around the world in brewing the same recipes and sharing a simultaneous toast at noon Central Time. Before the event, participants that are planning Big Brew events register their site on this web site. These registered sites help the American Homebrewers Association track how many participants celebrated the event. Read More