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Reduce Holiday Stress with These Beer Recipes

November 21, 2018

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As I write this, the day before Thanksgiving, I realize that while I love the holiday season, I often find it stressful. Managing expectations of extended families, families who live hundreds if not thousands of miles away, and even more intense pressure from the family members who live nearby can be build up to mountainous […]

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What’s in a Style: Piwo Grodziskie (Historical Polish Beer)

October 1, 2018

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If there is one thing about beer that fascinates me, it is the history. Like everything, beer styles have waves of popularity, right now we’re going through a phase of hazy IPA’s, Brut IPA’s and pastry stouts. With the market being so strong for these styles, it’s very easy to find information about them. For […]

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How to Brew a Pumpkin Beer (with Recipe)

August 31, 2017

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If you’ve walked through the beer section lately, you’ll notice that just about every brewery already has their pumpkin beer out. Don’t worry, you haven’t missed the boat… it’s not even fall yet! It seems, just like every other holiday favorite, these beers are coming out earlier and earlier. The good news for you is […]

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Brewing with Best Malz Red X Malt – Part 1

March 9, 2017

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If you’ve been into Jay’s Brewing lately, you’ve probably noticed a grain bin isolated from the others. Don’t worry, it hasn’t been quarantined, it just hasn’t found a permanent home yet.This bin belongs to the newest malt in the store, Best Malz Red X Malt. No, that’s not just a fancy name, it was designed to […]

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Last Minute Stout For Saint Patricks Day – Murphy’s Irish Stout Clone Recipe

February 26, 2013

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Every year there is so much pressure to have a beer for Saint Patrick’s day (March 17th 2013) . If you are a homebrewer your friends are most likely looking for you to come up with something great.  If you are doing bottles, well you are flirting with disaster if you are making it now.  You can […]

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Old Speckled Hen Clone Recipe

February 21, 2013

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This is one of my favorite beers. I love this beer when it is hot out, I like it when it is cold out – this beer is simply easy to drink.  It has a white head and an amber body.  For a while it was near impossible for me to ever make this beer […]

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English Pale Ale Recipe

February 13, 2013

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A nice pale ale is always appreciated.  What I like about Pale Ale’s is that they are so easy to drink, and most of the time even non-craft beer brewers still like them. This one features some aromatic malt and it really adds a well balanced flavor to the beer.  The crystal malt is of course […]

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The World Of ESB – An Easy Recipe

February 1, 2013

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A great beer to have on tap is an ESB. So what is an ESB?  ESB stands for Extra Special Bitter.  It’s a British style beer and one that is very much like our Pale Ale.  A normal Bitter is about 3.8%, the extra special ones are  above 4.8%.  This particular one is 5.7%.  ESB […]

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Robust Porter Recipe – Be Bold!

January 24, 2013

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If you are trying to get into the world of darker beers but you just aren’t ready for a stout yet, this might be a good beer to try out.   This style of beer is called, “Robust Porter”, they have an explosion of bold flavors and what some refer to as, “purple” in color. […]

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Crazy Good Foreign Extra Stout Recipe

January 17, 2013

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Extra stouts are pretty beefy stouts.  I like them for the winter and the nice thing about them is that they really do have a quicker turn around when comparing them to other big stouts such as Russian Imperial Stouts.   This beer is ready to drink as soon as it carbonates so I would […]

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