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Potato Beer


Jack Tillman • Etna, California asks,

A lady  told me that she heard of using potatoes to brew beer — so I tried it! My spud ale came out quite good, but I need to do some refinement. Any advice?

When I was a graduate student at UC-Davis I attended a Master Brewers meeting at the local Sudwerk Privatbrauerei Hübsch brewery where I worked part-time as a brewer. The speaker at this
Response by Ashton Lewis.