Articles from August 2016

Dry Hopping

Originally posted Aug 26, 2016 on Homebrew Answers | Is there a best way to dry hop a beer? Homebrew answers tries to figure it out in this post on dry hopping beer.

Session IPA with Kohatu Hops

Originally posted on Aug 26, 2016 on Meek Brewing Co | It’s always nice when someone else can brew with a new hop and tell you what it tastes like. Check out this session IPA using kohatu hops

How to Give Good Feedback

Originally posted Aug 29, 2016 on Beer-Simple | A lot of times I think people are afraid of giving real feedback when another brewer asks their thoughts of a beer.  When stated in a nice way, even a bad beer can yield something positive for the brew to take from it. See how to give […]

Using a Mesh Filter for Your Mash Tun

Originally posted Aug 26, 2016 on Homebrew Academy | Most people pick brew-in-a-bag or a traditional mash tun when going all grain. But what if you used a bag as your filtering medium in a traditional tun?

Beer & Liquor – Cocktails

Originally posted Aug 24, 2016 on | Sometimes a beer alone is not enough.  If you have non-beer drinking friends I recommend you cut-ties immediately…well, not really.  Give some of these beer inspired cocktails a try (and keep your friends).

Exbeeriment: Batch vs No Sparge

Originally publised Aug 29, 2016 on Brulosophy | I often utilize the No Sparge method of brewing to simplify and expedite my brew days, but do I need to be tinkering my recipe to get the same beer I’m used to from batch sparging? Found out if there is a noticeable difference.

Using Previously Frozen Yeast for an IPL

Originally posted Aug 25, 2016 on Sui Generis | Many homebrewers have tried their hand at saving yeast from a previous batch, or overbuilding a starter.  Not many brewers go to the efforts of freezing their yeast, but maybe more should. Frozen yeast can last up to 2 years! See how to use frozen lager […]

IPH – India Pale Hefe?

Originally posted Aug 25, 2016 on The Mad Fermentationist | Session IPAs and India Pale Lagers are common IPA variants popular with home and commercial brewers alike, but India Pale Hefeweizen?  That is surely different!  See how the Mad Fermentationist goes about brewing and IPH!

Batch Sizes Discussion

Originally posted Aug 25, 2016 on Brulosophy | Listen to the brulosophy crew and James Spencer (Basic Brewing Radio) discuss homebrew batch sizes

All About Torrified Wheat

Originally posted Aug 13, 2016 o HOmebrew Answers | What is torrified wheat? What is the best way to use it in your beers? Find out in this article

Fixing Common Kegging Problems

Originally posted on Aug 22, 2016 on Beer-Simple | I have a love hate relationship with kegging.  While it improves my beer quality and ease of serving, there are also many things that can go wrong.  Josh details those issues and shows you how to quickly fix them!

Small Batch Milk Stout

Originally posted on Aug 19, 2016 on Homebrew Answers | Milk stout is a great a beer style.  It can convert “light beer” drinkers and is not too difficult to make.  See how you can whip up a small batch in not time.

Deciding On A New Or Used Fridge

Originally posted on Aug 19, 2016 on Homebrew Talk | When youre brewing hobby dictates the need of a new ferm chamber or kegerator you have to weigh the option of buying new or used.  Walk through some of the pros and cons in this post.