The May/June issue is packed with articles on how to take your brew day to the next level. Learn the impact that something as simple as a water adjustment can have on your beer. Explore techniques to improve the efficiency of your next all-grain brew day.
Advances in Wort Boiling
By Martin Brungard
Homebrewers have long been taught the benefits of a vigorous boil, but science suggests otherwise. Learn why long, vigorous boils may be neither necessary nor desirable.
Removing part of the mash, boiling it, and mixing it back in is essential for classic Continental beers, but why spend so much time and energy? Flavor, that’s why.
Residents of the Aspen Ridge Retirement community in Bend, Ore., gather each week to brew, bottle, and keg their award-winning homebrew. Turns out beer keeps you young!
Brewhouse efficiency considers the whole process from mill to fermenter, including wort and beer losses along the way. Learn simple tricks for boosting yours.
To make great beer, there is no way around getting to know your water and what you need to do with it to nail the style. Let’s make this as simple as possible, shall we?
Recipes in this Issue
- Aspen Ridge Cream Ale
- Hobo Boho Pilsner
- Probably the Best Beer in the…House
- Trappist Tripel
- Easy Makgeolli
- Meister Groll
- May the Bock Be With You
- All-American Blonde Ale
Meet the Editor-in-Chief
Dave brewed his first batch in 2009 and started writing about beer soon thereafter. In addition to geeking out on beer and language, Dave enjoys hiking, traveling, and other gerunds as well. Email Dave