Writer: Jack Horzempa

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Optimizing Dry Yeast

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From a variety of homebrewing resources it has been stated that dry yeast should be rehydrated prior to pitching the yeast. Yet, this method that is often followed by homebrewers because it’s the way it has been done for years, has been questioned and argued in recent years. It got me thinking, is rehydrating dry

Jack’s Original Lager

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Jack’s Original Lager (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.047  FG = 1.011IBU = 40  SRM = 3  ABV = 4.8% This is my attempt to brew a historic Michelob. I have read many historical accounts that indicate that back in the 1800s beers often had higher final gravities than present day beers. Since there

Pre-Prohibition Lager

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Can you believe there was a time before Budweiser? It may be a ubiquitous presence in the US (and around the world) today, but Budweiser has a long history. In fact, the first Budweiser recipe was formulated by Carl Conrad and first brewed in 1876 at the Busch Brewery in St. Louis, Missouri. By 1880

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