Most homebrewers start out small. A pot and Igloo cooler, some ball valves, basic hoses and barb fittings, a torpedo mesh for their mash, and an immersion chiller are the totality of
Eisbock, (Eis meaning “ice” in German), is a higher-alcohol version of the classic barley-based Bavarian strong lager, the bockbier (or bock for short), or alternately, a wheat-based ale. Eisbock has a unique
Eisbock (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.067 FG* = 1.014IBU* = 28 SRM* = 10.6 ABV* = 7% * The base recipe, and specifications listed above, are for my favorite Maibock recipe
Years ago, while I was serving as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana, West Africa, I loved ending my day with a drink or two of whatever local beverage that might
As a homebrewer who has been brewing for more than 30 years, and spent the last nine years as the owner of a homebrew shop, I always smile when a fellow brewer
Brewers new to the hobby of making beer are often overwhelmed by unfamiliar ingredients, techniques, and equipment. Those who master the craft have to understand not only their equipment and processes, but
Brewing in a hotel room while on a business trip? That was a new one to us. Check out one reader’s imaginative solution(s) to crafting a beer using the gear found in his hotel room.
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Find out how to create a business framework with feedback loops to help ensure that each facet of your brewery operates smoothly and is capable of learning from its mistakes.