Butte Creek Winter Ale clone (Butte Creek Brewing Co., California) (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains) OG = 1.059 FG = 1.014 IBU = 42 SRM = 18 ABV = 5.9% Ingredients 6.6 lbs.
End Run Mild Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.032 FG = 1.008 IBU = 17 SRM = 12 ABV = 3.1% Ingredients 5 lbs. (2.3 kg) pale ale malt (2.5
: I am not entirely clear on your brewing process and will get to those pesky bugs in a moment. I am going to assume that you are an extract brewer using
My friend Tom Hughes and I were judging at the World Expo of Beer in Frankenmuth, Michigan this Spring. Tom raised a glass of pale gold and an appropriately cloudy Style 19B,
Brewers long ago realized the important role temperature plays in brewing beer, and have taken steps to measure and control it. Long before the first thermometer was available, early brewers were able
A single infusion mash is a mash with only one rest, usually between 150–158 °F (65–70 °C), for the conversion of starches into sugar. A rest is simply a span of time
Brewer: Steve Dresler, Sierra Nevada Brewing in Chico, CA Our preference is to deal with a single strain of yeast. It makes management of the yeast that much easier. When you have
Take your brewing light years ahead. In our guide to refractometers, we’ll show you how to measure your wort’s gravity based on how it bends light.
Among avid homebrewers, the true equipment junkies (you know who you are) typically drive an automated system like a RIMS (Recirculating Infusion Mash System) or a HERMS (Heat Exchanger Recirculating Mash System).