The Highs and Lows of Micro-Batch Brewing
By Derek Fleming

By Derek Fleming Most homebrewers refer to any process smaller than about five gallons as “small-batch brewing.” The label isn’t necessarily inaccurate, but it misses the point somewhat. Homebrewers doing batches of five gallons or more at a time typically want to...

Decoction Mashing – Is it Worth the Effort?
By Chris Pfeiffer

By Chris Pfeiffer   Do you love malt-forward, European lager styles?  Do you enjoy exploring historical brewing methods and techniques? If so, then you have likely thought about decoction mashing.  You may be wondering if it is worth the effort. Below, we’ll...

Crafting Beer
By Vito Delucchi

By Vito Delucchi Quick Links Section 1: What Is Craft Beer Section 2: Crafting Your Own Beer Section 3: Enjoying & Sharing Craft Beer   Introduction If you’re reading this, it’s safe to say you probably like beer; so much so that you even...

Beyond Extract: What A Homebrewer Needs To Go From Extract To All Grain
By Tim Murray

By Tim Murray   When I was 30 years old, I brewed my first batch of beer.  I had thought about brewing beer many times before, but this was my first time actually firing up the kettle. I was excited. I eagerly watched the combination of extract and water on the stove, and...

The Equipment Needed to Move to All-Grain
By George Deo Piro

By George De Piro (Brewing Techniques)     All Grain Brewing Equipment - Do the Mash!   You don’t necessarily need to start from scratch to brew good beer, but those who do appreciate the satisfaction of guiding their beer from grain to glass. Part...

An Overview of All Grain Brewing
By MoreBeer! Team

Why Brew All-Grain?  The Ultimate Control - You can use any malted grain and control factors such as body (viscosity), color and head retention. Freshest Flavor — You can't get fresher flavor than taking malted barley, milling it, and immediately making beer. Save...