Entries by Brewmasters

How to Ferment with German Wheat Yeast

As the season changes from frigid temperatures and snow flurries to the blooming flowers and sunny days of spring my thoughts swing from heavy barley wines to the refreshing thirst quencher German style Hefeweizen. This is one of my favorite styles to brew and enjoy all summer long.

Storing Ingredients

The holidays are here! You’ll likely be stocking up on supplies and end up with more than you know what to brew with. Here are some tips on storing your ingredients until you’re ready to use them.

Dry Hopping Your Homebrew

Have you ever wondered how some beers get that amazing hop punch in the flavor and aroma? Part of it could be from dry hopping. Check out this video on how to dry hop your homebrew. Then in the comment section below let us know some of your tricks, techniques and experiences with dry hopping.

Beer Nerd Book Club: "Extreme Brewing (Deluxe Edition)"

This installment of Beer Nerd Book Club highlights Extreme Brewing (Deluxe Edition) authored by Dogfish Head founder/president and homebrew advocate Sam Calagione. The book is not only a glimpse into the mind and boil kettle of the diabolical genius Sam C., but (more importantly?) includes a bunch of awesome recipes from Sam, Dogfish Head staff, fellow brewers, and collaborators.