The Basics of Ale

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With an increasing number of brewers and an expanding array of colors, styles, and varieties, ales are rapidly growing in popularity with beer enthusiasts.

Read more at Suite101: The Basics of Ale: Pale Ale, Dark Stout, and Everything in Between http://www.suite101.com/content/the-basics-of-ale-a12855#ixzz10CsDNfFo

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Using Hops in Home Brewing

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Home brewers can add their own hops to their brew and create a unique beer. How and when to add hops is very important to the brewer.

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Homebrewing Terms

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In order to speak the language of those who brew their own beer at home –or at least to understand those who do– it helps to know the vocabulary.

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Beers of Europe – Lagers and Ales

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Even though beer may not have gotten its start in Europe, it was certainly perfected in Europe. Find out the vast variety of beer by nation in Europe

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American Microbrew Beer Styles

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From lagers to ales, discover the many types of microbrew beers hand crafted in the U.S. If variety’s truly the spice of life, U.S. beer enthusiasts have it made.

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Brewing Herb and Spice Beer at Home

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Homebrewers often taste something that really strikes their fancy and wonder how it would taste in a beer. Go ahead and scratch that itch, it’s called experimentation.

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Beer – Understanding A Complex Drink

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The craft of brewing beer has been respected and perfected throughout the centuries; ale, lager, stout, and pilsner all contribute to its complex history.