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Brewing an English Barleywine

Measuring the Starting Gravity of wort

Previously in this series of articles on How to brew different Styles of Beer? we covered brewing a British Brown Ale, this time the Beer Style comes from Category 17: 'Strong British Ale' in the BJCP 2015 Guidelines and is an English Barleywine.

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Homebrewing an Oatmeal Stout

Temperature profile during brewing process

In this article I will cover brewing an Oatmeal Stout for competition and of course enjoyable drinking. For the National Homebrew Competition 2017 I set out to brew six beers and applied for the same number of entries, alas once the entries were accepted due to caps on numbers I was granted five out of the six so had to drop one of them.

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Homebrew Con 2017 – part 1

Brewery setup at Clockworks Brewing

Homebrew Con, or the National Homebrewer's Conference as it used to be called, was held in the twin cities of Minneapolis / St Paul in Minnesota this year. This was a new state to visit for me personally so I decided it would make a good road trip even though it was a 15 hour drive from State College, PA.

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