How to make Hefeweizen beer

How to make Hefeweizen beer

One of the best summer beers you can make is Hefeweizen.  This Southern German (Bavarian) wheat ale is incredibly simple to make, but has great complex flavors.  The beer can have strong banana flavors or strong clove flavors, and everything in-between.  There can...
How to make a Chimay White Clone

How to make a Chimay White Clone

The History of Chimay Since 1862 Chimay beers are brewed by the Cistercian Trappist monks of Chimay.  The monks produce 120,000 hectoliters annually so that they can afford to be monks and help those less fortunate.  The monks belong to the Order of Cistercians of the...
How to make lambic (one ugly beer!)

How to make lambic (one ugly beer!)

My wife likes one beer – Lindeman’s Framboise.  Every other beer, she turns her nose up.  As an avid homebrewer, this is difficult to take because I haven’t made a beer that she appreciates.  Since she likes the lambics, I decided to take the plunge into the scary...