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Brewing a Belgian Dubbel

Styrian Goldings & Liberty hops

Previously in this series of articles on How to brew different Styles of Beer? we covered Brewing an Oatmeal Stout, this time the Beer Style comes from Category 26: 'Trappist Ale' in the BJCP 2014 Guidelines and is the style of a Belgian Dubbel.

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Beginner’s Guide to Home Brewing

Home brewing equipment

In this article I give an explanation on the basics of what beer is, the main homebrewing methods that exist, the equipment needed to get started, some important points to note, and ideas on the next steps to take.

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Brewing an Oatmeal Stout

Mashing-in complete

Previously in this series of articles on How to brew different Styles of Beer? we covered Brewing an Irish Red Ale, this time the Beer Style comes from Category 16: 'Dark British Beer' in the BJCP 2014 Guidelines and is the style of an Oatmeal Stout.

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Brewing an Irish Red Ale

Base & specialty malts

Previously in this series of articles on How to brew different Styles of Beer? we covered Brewing a Strong Bitter, this time the Beer Style comes from Category 15: 'Irish Beer' in the BJCP 2014 Guidelines and is the style of an Irish Red Ale.

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Brewing a Strong Bitter

Measuring the Original Gravity

Previously in this series of articles on How to brew different Styles of Beer? we covered Brewing an American Porter, this time the Beer Style comes from Category 11: 'English Bitters' in the BJCP 2014 Guidelines and is the style of a Strong Bitter.

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Sampling different types of Grains

Tray of different grains

Ever wondered what the difference is between a Vienna and Munich malt, American 2-row Pale and Maris Otter malt, perhaps even Chocolate and Roasted malt? Like with many homebrewers so have I and as all the books I have read, podcasts I have listened to, and seminars I have attended suggest we should taste our ingredients and learn more about them to help better understand how they impact the beers that we brew I decided it was time to get to work on this.

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Brewing an American Porter

American Porter wort in carboy

The first featured Beer Style in this series of articles on How to brew different Styles of Beer? comes from Category 20: 'American Porter and Stout' in the BJCP 2014 Guidelines and is the Style of an American Porter.

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How to brew different Styles of Beer?

Assorted grains for making beer

Early 2014 I wrote a series of articles based on the BJCP 2008 Style Guidelines looking at how each Category of beers was broken down into one or more Styles. In this series of articles I will be looking at a variety of different Beer Styles from a Homebrewing perspective and taken from the BJCP 2014 Guidelines. I will look at the Background, Guidelines, Ingredients, Recipes and Process plus brew a batch then examine the Outcome.

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