Learn how to replace the hot air of opinion with the cold, hard facts of science — by conducting an experiment. Put your favorite homebrew argument to rest with an appropriate test.
Written by Chris Colby
Issue: July-August 2007
Substituting hop pellets with CO2 hop extract increases yields and can produce cleaner, brighter beer while maintaining hop varietal character. Learn more about how hop extract is made and how to use it in your brews.
Brewers and winemakers often share ideas with one another. Fermentation specialist Federico Tondini guides readers through the world of a yeast strain brought over from the wine world: Lachancea thermotolerans