Brewing indoors has tons of pros — and one con — the boil. One inventive homebrewer devised his indoor-outdoor brewery with hard plumbing to send wort from his basement to back patio for boiling then back again for fermentation.
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German-style hefeweizen is one of my favorite styles of beer, and is a beer type that I feel pretty darn comfortable brewing, with two Great American Beer Festival medals in 2006 (gold)
Whenever there seems to be an attenuation problem with a batch, I think it always helps to go through a mental check list of the basics. This checklist of mine includes the
Averbelen et al. (Impact of Pitching Rate on Yeast Fermentation Performance and Beer Flavour, Applied Microbiology Biotechnology (2009) 82:155–167) demonstrated that increasing pitching rates of lager yeast from 10 to 120 million
Strong Scotch Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.074 FG = 1.020IBU = 27 SRM = 19 ABV = 7.1% Ingredients15 lbs. (6.8 kg) Golden Promise malt5 oz. (142 g) debittered black
Old Man Dark (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.051 FG = 1.012IBU = 20 SRM = 15 ABV = 5% Ingredients11 lbs. (5 kg) German dark Munich malt (10 °L)2 oz. (57
The beer styles of Scotland have been misunderstood for years. While entire books have been written on these beers, it seems that many brewers and beer enthusiasts have focused on minor points,
Scottish 70/- Heavy (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.035 FG = 1.012IBU = 13 SRM = 13 ABV = 3% Ingredients6.5 lbs. (2.7 kg) Golden Promise pale ale malt6 oz. (170 g) flaked
Scottish 60/- Light (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.032 FG = 1.012IBU = 17 SRM = 18 ABV = 2.5% Ingredients4 lbs. (1.8 kg) Golden Promise pale ale malt1 lb. (0.45 kg)
Newburgh Brewing Co.’s BrutBoss clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG* = 1.046 FG = 1.000ABV = 5.5% IBU = ~30 SRM* = 3 Both the original gravity and SRM are numbers provided pre-grape addition.