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My Beer Year: Adventures with Hop Farmers, Craft Brewers, Chefs, Beer Sommeliers and Fanatical Drinkers as a Beer Master in Training Shelf Talker by

In this stellar example of what beer writing can be, working mother Lucy Burningham documents her experiential study plan to pass the Certified Cicerone exam within a year.

Preparing for Lawn Season: Brewing a Pre-Prohibition-Style Cream Ale BYOB by

Take advantage of winter’s low ambient temps by brewing a pre-Prohibition Cream Ale in preparation for the lawn-mowing days to come.

The Homebrewer’s Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to Making Your Own Beer from Scratch Shelf Talker by

From caramelized tubers to fermented acorns, the authors reveal the possibilities hiding in plain sight in your backyard or at the farmers market.

A Mostly True Story: Homebrewing Wood Chipper Irish Red Ale BYOB by

A trip to Fargo, N.D., rekindles a love for malt-forward beers and inspires Wood Chipper Irish Red Ale, with an addition of roasted barley for a subtle color boost.

Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer Shelf Talker by

In his fourth book, Stan Hieronymus writes for brewers who want to use locally grown ingredients but aren’t sure where to start.

Ben Green of Southern Prohibition Brewing Going Pro by

At Southern Prohibition in Hattiesburg, Miss., brewmaster Ben Green is helping to build a new beer culture, oriented around bold flavors in everything from hoppy ales to barrel-aged sours.

California’s Double Brown Hustle: A Homebrew for Governor Jerry Brown BYOB by

This big, dank Double Brown Ale recipe commemorates California Governor Jerry Brown, who has signed four homebrew bills into law.

Winter is Coming: Homebrewing an Old Burton Ale BYOB by

For a boozy Winter Warmer that’s ready to drink in time for the coldest weather, brew this “Old Burtonish Ale” now.

Beer News News by

Scientists publish family tree of brewers’ yeast; Nebraska banishes homebrew from beer festivals; London borough gives pubs legal protection; and Maryland breweries collaborate on beer benefiting flood victims.

Bring All the Brewers to the Yard: Strawberry Milkshake IPA BYOB by

Inspired by a professional collaboration, this Strawberry Milkshake IPA recipe uses fruity Citra and Mosaic hops, white wheat malt, oats, lactose, and strawberry puree.

Be an Intelligent Beer Consumer Beer Smack by

There are no more excuses for ignorance. We’re not talking about becoming an expert, but rather getting informed with the basics and understanding beer and the core brewing process.

Dominic Fountain, President, Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity (QUAFF) Last Call by

According to Fountain, close to 50 of San Diego homebrew club QUAFF’s nearly 350 members have turned pro.

Sour on Extract? Try Homebrewing with Leftover Hot Liquor Tank Water BYOB by

Squeeze the most out of your brew day with this tasty sour, made with malt extract, Magnum hop pellets, and leftover hot liquor tank water.

Homebrew All-Stars: Top Brewers Share Their Best Techniques and Recipes Shelf Talker by

If you’ve ever sifted through a homebrewers’ forum trying to separate the experts from the blowhards, this book is for you.

Dr. Paul D. Ogg, Microbiologist and Brewer, Dies at 46 News by

Dr. Paul D. Ogg was a mentor to many beer-lovers, brewers, and scientists in Colorado and beyond.

Hold Me Closer, Tiny Lager: Boosting Flavor by Toasting Malt at Home BYOB by

Give a flavorful twist to a simple lager recipe from the “Barrel Master” at California’s Eagle Rock Brewery by toasting your own Pilsner malt.

Extract This: The Secret to Bitterness Without Muddiness BYOB by

To achieve peak bitterness without green muddiness, this Pliny the Elder clone calls for multiple doses of hop extract.

Dance the Can-Can: Canning a Homebrewed Saison BYOB by

How to homebrew a Saison inspired by figolla, a Maltese Easter cookie made with almond paste, orange, and lemon.

The Evolution of a Hobby: A New Era for Homebrewing Clubs The Blending House by

Since pushing to legalize the hobby more than 40 years ago, homebrewing clubs have greatly increased membership and sophistication.

Counter (Top) Intelligence Innovation by

It’s like a Keurig—for beer. And Seattle-based PicoBrew hopes Pico, its new countertop homebrew system, will catch on just as quickly as those pod-fed coffeemakers.

My Own Oaty Idaho: Homebrewing a 007 Golden Hop Pale Ale BYOB by

A Pale Ale recipe with oats emphasizes the spicy pear and stone fruit aromas of 007 Golden, a new Idaho hop variety.

Gardening for the Homebrewer Shelf Talker by

Gardening for the Homebrewer starts out with the basics, but what makes it great is chapters on growing other fermentables—from Gruit herbs, like yarrow and juniper, to cucurbits, the key to Cucumber Saisons and Pumpkin Ales.

Controlling Wild Fire: The Lambic Method for Homebrewers BYOB by

Follow this souring schedule to mimic the natural order of critters in a traditional Belgian Lambic. In a year or three, you’ll have an amazing beer that you’ll be both proud and jealously protective of.

Nectar of the Gods BYOB by

A Witbier recipe with pomegranate juice, inspired by the fruit’s place in Greek mythology and February’s ubiquitous pink color scheme.