The word “phenol” often comes up in the beer world, but its use can vary widely. In fact hundreds of phenolic compounds have been found to exist in beer. Learn some of the basics about the family of organic compounds.
These two terms, malting and mashing . . . what do they mean to you? The malting process is a fairly broad and generic term given to processing raw grains just as
As a homebrewer, the selection of different fermenters is pretty astounding. Make sure you choose wisely.
The what of this process is simple . . . add sugar to sweeten up your alcoholic beverage. It can be any type: Beer, cider, mead, or even wine. We have a
Collectively we call it the trub, but generally the gunk that lands at the bottom of your brew kettle at the end of the day can be broken down into three distinct