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English Pale Ale Malt Experiment

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 4:12am

Mike's English Pale Ale Malt experiment

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Hops Filter Screen Review

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:06pm

We received a comment on YouTube asking us to reveal the hop filter screen that Mike uses in his keg to dry hop. Every time we thought of making a videos about it, the darn thing was in the keg. With a better plan in hand, we figured out a time when the hop screen […]

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Modifying Cider Post Fermentation

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 12:58pm

Mike took his simple cider and tried his hand at adding ingredients to it after it was finished fermenting to try to get a few different flavored versions out of it. We tasted the results of his attempts at modifying cider post fermentation and made this video. 3 Ciders With 3 Flavor Profiles Before us, […]

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Yet Another NEIPA – We’re Sorry

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:44pm

When in New England, you get many requests to brew NEIPAs or New England style India Pale Ales. This area of the USA is where this style was born and the people seem to love it. From the explosion of new breweries touting their special version of the brew to the devotees standing in line […]

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All Grain Brüt IPA Recipe And Tasting

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 5:26am

The newest of new IPA styles, at least at this point in time, is the Brüt IPA. Brewed with added enzymes that makes the wort extremely fermentable so that it finishes dry, this beer presents a new challenge for home brewers of all experience levels. My first attempt using an extract recipe resulted in a […]

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Watch Out Stout Recipe And Tasting Notes

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 4:08am

At the end of 2018, Mike took inventory of his odds and ends grain collection that he had and decided to make an Imperial stout. All of the ingredients, including the different base malts, were left over from other brews. A “Kitchen Sink” beer for sure, this stout has everything. Check out the recipe below […]

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2019 Preview – Three Big Ideas We Have For The Next Few Months

Wed, 12/26/2018 - 8:44am

The end of 2018 is closing in and we are in the mood to wrap things up. As we sit around and taste one of Mike’s stouts, we discuss some of the upcoming video posts we have in mind. Watch this video as we present our 2019 preview and the three big ideas we’re working […]

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2018 Community Brew Brown Ale Wrap Up

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 5:14am

The 2018 Brew Dudes Community Brew lives on and on. As more beer arrived at our doorstep, we felt that we should bring them to the studio and drink them. This post showcases three different versions of the same style and we tasted them side by side to chat about their differences. In this video, […]

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Ss Brewtech Brew Bucket Review

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:52am

Mike has had these stainless steel bucket fermentors for a few months now. They have been sitting in the background of videos as eye candy. Viewers of our YouTube channel left comments and asked if we could review them. Since they do more than just sit and look pretty, here is Mike’s Ss Brew Tech […]

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Brew Dudes Homebrew Swap – Exchange #32

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 3:54am

The 2018 Community Brew keeps rolling along and we exchanged beers with Andy from Arizona. He sent us a version of the British Brown Ale recipe that we put together. From what we posted, he created a partial mash recipe and sent us a few bottles for us to taste. Here is what we thought […]

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East Kent Goldings Vs. Fuggles SMaSH Showdown

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:46pm

We are excited to share with you this comparison. Mike made a SMaSH beer with some noble hops some time ago. When we tasted,  it was hard to give a good description of the flavor because it was so, for lack of a better word, hoppy. They didn’t have wild flavors, they just tasted like […]

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Cheap and Easy Cider That You Can Make At Home

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 4:42am

These Brew Dudes are believers in expanding skill sets and exploring other fermented beverages. If you share that same mindset, we have a method of helping you spread your wings beyond brewing beer at home. This method knocks down a couple of the barriers of entry to the new world beyond beer: effort and monetary […]

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2018 Brew Dudes Community Brew Tasting Notes

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 7:30am

The 2018 Brew Dudes community brew has progressed nicely since our announcement back in September. Both Mike and I brewed a version of the Brown ale, following the recipe that we posted for the most part with some small changes based on ingredient availability. The beers were ready for the most part and we tasted […]

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Bringing Back The Porter Beer Style WIth Tips For You

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:41am

Mike is a keeper of the beer style flame. He does not want other types of beer to die off under the weight of IPA Mania. Here we taste a porter that he brewed, chat about it, and discuss tips that you should follow to brew a great one. Mike’s Porter Recipe Here’s the recipe […]

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What Is A Homebrew Beer Batch Size?

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:59am

You’d think with over 33 years of collective homebrewing beer experience, we would know definitively what a batch size is when reviewing a recipe. Sadly, it’s not true. The good thing is that this measurement can mean different things to different people. In this post and video, we discuss what a homebrew beer batch size […]

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