Dragon’s Milk Brown Ale clone Triple Rock Brewery, CA (5 gallons/ 19 L, extract with grains) OG = 1.068 FG = 1.016 IBUs = 55 SRM = 27 ABV = 6.8 % Ingredients 6.6 lbs.
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.070 FG = 1.018 IBU = 70 SRM = 8 ABV = 7.2% Sierra Nevada designed this beer to showcase
Mr. Wizard gives advice to a new all-grainer.
I like the idea of marking all of your vessels so that you know the volume of what you are brewing at various steps. When you consider the fixed time required to
In the fall, apples are everywhere, so why not take a break from beer and try making a batch of hard cider? Before you start, however, take some tips from this issue’s
Proper nutrition of brewing yeast is critical for yeast to grow unimpeded and ferment our wort without limitation to produce all the flavors and byproducts we desire in our beer. Adding supplemental
Yeast is added to wort by brewers. Now what? The yeast begin to feed on sugar and grow in numbers. The chemical reactions within an organism that sustain life are called metabolism.
Culturing yeast at home takes more work than buying commercial yeast, but may be worth it if you are planning on preserving yeast cultured from a bottle of beer or a strain
There are many variables involved in the brewing process, one of which being the ingredients used. Malt, hops and water are fairly static and will deliver consistent and desired results through manipulating
Brewer’s yeast are living organisms. Just two species of yeast — Saccharomyces cerevisiae (ale yeast) and S. pastorianus (lager yeast) — are used in the overwhelming majority of beer fermentations. In the