Month: February 2016

What are “Similar Additions”?

You may have noticed, while perusing the rankings of different additions, a small section called “Similar Additions”. This is a pretty fun feature that adds a lot of┬ápossibilities. How it works This is the boring part, unless you love data. Basically, I wrote a script that goes through each addition, and compares how it’s rated […]

Sweet Stout Homebrew Additions

Sweet Stout is a mixed bag- there are some things that work really well, and some that don’t work at all. You have both the sweet and the roast to contend with, so additions have to work with both Bourbon and whiskey would work very well with a Sweet Stout. This is almost a no-brainer […]

How What to Brew works

How in the world did I come up with a juniper berry gose? Is a Chai Saison actually good? A Hazelnut Belgian Tripel? How does this site work? Great questions. Here’s a bit of what goes on behind the scenes on this site. First, What to Brew collects a ton of data. Through our website […]