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Tag Archives: Homebrewing

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Alameda County Fair Homebrew Label Competition

Jim Stitt, longtime label designer for Anchor, and Dave Burkhart, Anchor’s Design and Graphics Production Manager, spent Saturday, May 10 together at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton CA. After enjoying some delicious BBQ and homebrew with the knowledgeable and affable judges of the Alameda County Fair (Bay Area Brew Off) Homebrew Competition, Jim and… read entire article

Ask Bob Brewer: Lager Yeast vs. Ale Yeast in Homebrewing

Bob Brewer (yes, that’s his real name) answers your questions about the world of beer & brewing. Today’s topic is yeast! Greg asked about employing a lager yeast or an ale yeast when home brewing a “California Common” and would the results be the same. He also asked about the specific differences between the malt bills… read entire article

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Ask Bob Brewer: What Should You Do with a Bad Batch of Homebrew?

I recently made a batch of homebrew that turned out really bad. It has been sitting around for a while. What can I do with it besides throwing it out? – Dennis – Las Vegas, NV Bob: Dennis, every, and I mean every, homebrewer has had a similar experience, even if they haven’t admitted it.… read entire article

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