A true spring beer. Be sure to harvest the spruce tips as they are emerging from the buds and the needles are still a light green color.
Bohemian Pilsener (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.056 (13.9 °P) FG = 1.016 (4.2 °P) IBU = 40 SRM = 4 ABV = 5.3% Ingredients 10.75 lb. (4.8 kg) Durst continental
In my brewing opinion many beers with an assertive profile of whatever, be it malt, hops, alcohol, yeast character, etc, are often not well balanced beers. This does not have to be
Judie Giebel, technical services, Briess Malts & Ingredients Co., Chilton, WI, explains, “If we’re making liquid malt extract (LME) we cook it to 86 percent solids, and if we are making dry
There is often a common progression in homebrewing. Brewers begin making extract beer in a pot on the stove. Next comes steeping grains to tweak the flavor of the beer. For many,
John Palmer, author of How To Brew (Brewers Publications) and co-author of Brewing Classic Styles (Brewers Publications). In addition to homebrewing, John holds a degree in metallurgical engineering from Michigan Technological University.
Thanks for the good question. You are asking about how to approach recipe development. When I try things I have never done before I usually read as much as I can find
A light-colored lager with the aroma of Saaz hops – the watchword for Bohemian Pilsener is balance.