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Find inspiration to brew your own beer using these all-grain recipes, expert profiles, and guides on everything from growing hops to serving and tasting your finished product.

Basic Method of Kitchen Brewing

By Jakob Nielsen and Mikael Zetterberg

Use this basic brewing method for any small scale homebrew project that’s perfect for seasoned pros and beginners alike.

Design Your Own Beer Recipe

John J. Palmer

Start designing your own beer recipes using this guide’s advice on how to approach creating your own style of beer.

Beer Cookie Recipe

Written by Jean Hwang Carrant with Photos by Akiko Ida

Use fresh brewer’s spent grain to try out this recipe for a beer infused cookie packing with flavor that makes a great pairing.

Hop-a-palooza Leftover Hops IPA Recipe

By Astrid Cook

Clear out your leftover hop supply and use those small quantities in this quirky, yet frugal, hop-a-palooza IPA.


The Many Styles of Beer

By Astrid Cook

Learn about a wide-variety of beer styles, ranging from Ambers to Wheats, using this quick guide on flavor and where you can find each variety.

How to Properly Serve Beer

By Astrid Cook


Serve beer properly using this guide on how to pair your beer with the perfect glassware that’ll help realize the full flavor potential of your beer.

How to Make a Wild Yeast Starter

By Pascal Baudar

Follow this step-by-step instruction to make a base for your fermented brew. Use wild berries or other foraged yeast sources for a unique homemade taste.

Hoppy Maply Beer Recipe

By Pascal Baudar

Satiate your sweet tooth by hot brewing this simple sugar-based beer, which gets its flavor from maple syrup, brown sugar and dry hop flowers.

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