La Conner Pilsner clone (La Conner Brewing Co., Washington) (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains) OG = 1.051–1.056 FG = 1.013–1.014 IBU = 37 SRM = 5 ABV = 4.9–5.4% Ingredients 6.6 lbs
Kegs, those old soda containers made by Cornelius, Firestone, and Spartanburg, appear in many brew houses around the time the brewer thinks “I really hate bottling,” “I’m serious about this hobby,”
Both corn and rice are used as starchy adjuncts by brewers worldwide. These adjuncts boost the strength of a beer without increasing its body. Corn and rice also dilute the protein content of wort. As adventurous homebrewers, there is another common starchy food we can use as an adjunct — potatoes.
foam is one of those things that seems to come magically when things are going right. Just as it can come without doing anything special it can also be frustratingly absent even
Brewer: Jim Olen, Milwaukee Ale House in Milwaukee, WI I have mainly used two brewing sugars over the past six years at the Milwaukee Ale House. The first is honey, which is
Sugars add strength to beer without bulking up the body. John Palmer conducts a survey of sweetness to help you choose when to use sugar and which sugar to use. From Belgian candi sugar to xylose, it’s all here.
Ale yeast Ale has been brewed since at least ancient Egyptian times. Ale yeast goes by the latin name Saccharomyces cerevisiae and this species includes bread yeast, distillers yeast and many laboratory