The Cult of Homebrew
It must cross every beer aficionado's mind at some point. Halfway into a pint of microbrewed ale, you savor and ruminate on the balance of malt and hops. “This is good,” you think. “But could I do it better?”
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Duchess of Ale
Albuquerque’s oldest homebrew shop enters a new generationMichelle Trujillo proudly carries the torch for her father Victor, who started Victor’s Grape Arbor, Albuquerque’s first (and, for a long time, only) homebrew supply store.
Brewing it for Ourselves
A short guide to the long history of American homebrew
America has a long history with home brewing beer. The pilgrims did it in Plymouth because it was considered safer than the questionable water of their adopted home. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson made beer at Mount Vernon and Monticello respectively.
A Beginning Brewer’s GlossaryWort, hops, lager, malt … what does it all MEAN?
The Five Brewing CommandmentsThe “thou shalts” of mixing the drink in the comfort of your own home.