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The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • January 03 2013

Brazilian Beer Culture

"Estupidamente Gelada" - While dominated by light lagers made by a few large companies, the craft beer scene has been developing and growing
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • December 20 2012

The Regional round of the National Homebrew Competition (NHC)

Step Up Homebrewer - Become a rock star and prove you can brew with the best of the best.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • December 06 2012

Re-Emphasizing The Importance Of Cleaning

Key ingredients - An excellent surfactant, full disassembly of all dispensing components, and a proper rinsing scheme.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • November 22 2012

Two Tales of Munich Dunkles

Refining a medal winner - I think this recipe will be closer to a Munich Dunkle that you would drink in Germany by removing 50% of the Munich malt.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • November 08 2012

Vienna Lager

A few changes - By making adjustments in my final recipe I was trying to rotate my stock of ingredients so all will be used while they are in the proper freshness range.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • October 25 2012

Düsseldorf Alt

Back to recipes - I can think of no other ales that are lagered after fermentation, so this is an interesting process for this beer.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • October 11 2012

Rauchbier and Bamberg Germany

Aecht Schlenferla Rauchbier - The Schlenkerla brewery in a pedestrian only area of the old town houses the best known Rauchbier brewery / restaurants
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • September 27 2012

What I have learned about the 179th Oktoberfest

Pipeline of beer - Passing on the information that I researched because that’s where I am as you are reading this article
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • September 13 2012

Munich Beer Gardens and Beer Halls

Beyond Oktoberfest - Profiling some of the largest, oldest, and most famous beer gardens and halls around the city
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • August 30 2012

A Bohemian Pilsner Revisited

Fantasy Draft - Re-evaluating a beer brewed during the Spring, following additional aging and extra lagering
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • December 27 2012

Carbonator Valve Coupling

Holiday gift - It’s a good way to handle your beer during travel to maintain maximum freshness.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • December 13 2012

Traditional Bock - Fermented On A Yeast Cake

CaraMunich - A last minute addition to add complexity by imparting a mildly toasty sweet flavor, and enhance the body and malty character
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • November 29 2012

Munich Beer Garden and Beer Hall Follow-Up

Great places - First hand experiences from this year's trip to Oktoberfest
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • November 15 2012

Fermenting

Ales vs Lagers - An overview of the process and discussion of the fine-tuning necessary to adhere to the style requirements of Vienna lagers
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • November 01 2012

Thomas Creek Brewery

Santa Clause - The 73 year old owner of Thomas Creek guided me to the sample rack, where I was happy to see the selection of coffee stout, pumpkin ale, Oktoberfest, and IPA
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • October 18 2012

The Hacker-Pschorr Tent

Oktoberfest - Even though it just passed it’s already time to start planning next year's trip.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • October 04 2012

Croatian and Slovenian Beers

Touring Europe - Plan ahead by researching the breweries and beers that are local to the areas that you will be visiting
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • September 20 2012

Vienna Lager

Recipe design - Looking for a crisp beer with some malt backbone
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • September 06 2012

Let Brewing Season Begin

Plan ahead - Now is the time to determine the ingredients needed for the Fall brewing season
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • August 23 2012

It's Time For Oktoberfest

BJCP Category 3B - Evaluating a world-renowned tradition through the structure of the style guidelines