The best way to dry freshly picked hops to preserve all of their wonderful flavor-boosting oils, acids, and compounds is with a hop oast. Here are plans to build a multi-tier oast utilizing a box fan for drying.
Sweet Stout I (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.014 IBU = 25 SRM = 28 ABV = 6.8% Ingredients 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) 2-row pale malt 0.5 lb.
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The winter seasonal was brewed by BYO’s own technical editor, Ashton Lewis. Springfield Brewing Company says that Aviator “drinks like dessert in a glass and is delicious when paired with dried fruits, roasted nuts, and creamy cheese.”
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Q After brewing for a long time in Seattle, Washington I now find myself in extreme southeast Arizona. Seattle was a kitchen brewery but Here I have a shed dedicated to brewing