This months headline is 'Boulevard of Malted Dreams' referring to the US Midwest pioneering Boulevard Brewing Co who are celebrating their 30th anniversary with their reputation for brewing unfiltered beers.
Other headline articles are -
*** Brewing Big Baltic Porters
In the 'Style Profile' section - a history and description of Baltic Porters (categorized inthe US Beer Judge Certification Programme') plus 2 stout profiles of Baltic Porters.
** Using Triangle Taste Tests in the regular 'Techniques' section explaining the significance of triangle testing based on the statistical 't' testing work developed by 'Student'- a Guinness chemist and how this can readily be used by homebrewers to analyse their taste checks.
** Managing Diastaticus Yeasts - understanding the yeast with a bad reputation....
** Historical Pennsylvania Swankey -
A mild table beer made by German immigrant farners in western Pennsylvania around the late 18th century - History, ingredients, malting, mashing, hops, spices and similar 'swanky' beers.
* Other articles -
- Beer Brunch - Holiday treats cooked with beer; Pumpkin Ale, Bacon Bread, Dunkel Danish, Gose Cookies, Fig Bread.
- Brief but interesting notes on BYO readers visit to 20 breweries last September. Recommended!
- Holiday Meads - various concoctions