Hobbyists thrive on rapport, with like minds sharing knowledge, triumph and struggle, reminiscing about wide-eyed beginnings and visions of the great frontier ahead. Homebrewing engenders much camaraderie, but inevitably it can also uncover some philosophical divides.
Home Brewing - Recipes September 1, 2012 - Keith Klemp
New on the Shelves August 1, 2012 - Win Bassett
(BOSTON, MA) – Jack McAuliffe, a pioneer in craft brewing and founder of The New Albion Brewing Company, and Jim Koch, brewer and founder of Samuel Adams announced today their plans to brew McAuliff’s original New Albion Ale for the first time in 30 years. Recognized by beer experts as the original American craft beer, this... View Article
Full Pints - Home Brewing July 1, 2012 - Keith Klemp
I am an unabashed lager lover. My first beer epiphany came from a glass of Hacker-Pschorr Dunkel in the mid-1970s. A few years later, homebrewing brought the giddy realization that I could brew my own. Much has changed on the homebrew front in the past 25 years, making the chasm between commercial and homebrewed lagers... View Article
Full Pints - Styles Features Today it gets barrel-aged, Brett-o-mized and sake'd out July 1, 2012 - Brian Yaeger
At Hawthorne Hophouse in Portland, OR, patrons can order whatever’s new from several nearby breweries, perhaps discovering they love peppery saisons or tart krieks. But the 24 taps don’t end there, as there are fermentations from producers around the Northwest, all vying to create beverages locals might like. And locals like hops. So a dry-hopped... View Article
What's Brewing June 25, 2012 - Win Bassett
(Boulder, CO) – After 34 years, the National Homebrewers Conference continues to wow attendees with in-depth seminars, fun social events and great homebrewed beer. Seattle, Wash. hosted the event for the first time, where visiting homebrewers enjoyed the local flavor, from the Emerald City’s famous local beer, all the way down to the Grand Banquet menu,... View Article
What's Brewing June 13, 2012 - Win Bassett
(Minneapolis, MN) – Who isn’t happy for more news about great Twin Cities beers? And now, a new contender is edging closer to launch of the first brewery and taproom worthy of the classic area code — 612Brew Minneapolis.
What's Brewing June 4, 2012 - Win Bassett
(Durango, CO) — Judging has been completed in Ska Brewing’s Fourth Annual GABF Pro-Am Homebrew Competition, and Pam Bradley has won the “Best In Show” gold medal for her Weizenbock “On The Sly Again,” which was entered in the German Wheat and Rye Beer category.
What's Brewing May 22, 2012 - Win Bassett
(Boulder, CO) —It was only a matter of time before the American Homebrewers Association‘s (AHA) National Homebrewers Conference made a stop in the beer-friendly city of Seattle. The sold-out conference is projected to bring 1,850 participants to the Puget Sound region.
Full Pints - Home Brewing May 1, 2012 - Keith Klemp
No brewing culture mirrors that of the homebrewing community quite like that of Belgium. The romantic perception is that Belgian brews are closer to their agrarian and monastic roots. Romantic and idiosyncratic, it is a parallel universe that homebrewers can relate to since their own creations are based on personal whim and unconventional ingredients, not... View Article