During the lautering phase of brewing, temperature control plays a critical role in ensuring flavors are developed correctly. Without control, beer flavors can vary and develop unwanted tastes and textures. Lautering is broken up into three steps: Mashout Mashout is the term used to describe the heating of mash. Doing so helps liquify the mash […]
Wort And Trub Before you can ferment your brew, you have to separate the brewed wort from the trub. For those who don’t speak beer, here’s a quick glossary: Wort: Wort is “the sweet, amber liquid extracted from malted barley that the yeast will later ferment into beer.” According to Howtobrew.com, whirlpooling helps prepare the […]
Beer: Stay in Command Flavor, color and texture are all dependent on how beer is made. Temperature control during the brewing process directly impacts each of those three elements. It’s always been that way, and always will be. Using Ice and Snow Ever since mankind discovered how to make beer, keeping it chilled has been critical […]
Visit any large city in the United States today, and you’ll discover an ever-increasing amount of craft and microbreweries. Microbreweries and craft breweries are similar in almost every way, with a few exceptions.
How much alcohol is in the last beer you drank? Do you know how to determine the amount of alcohol, and why it’s in your brew? Read on to find out. Craft brewing is an incredibly diverse industry. Brewers have a touch of artistry at how they craft their beers, with fermentation times, yeasts and […]