Category Archives: Brewing basics

Fundamental aspects of home brewing, often associated with learning the craft.

Washing the Unwashed: Reusing Yeast from a Primary Fermenter

“Brewers make wort. Yeast makes beer.” —Anonymous A fermenting wort is in many ways like a living organism. Watch it carefully and you can see it metabolizing before your very eyes. Trub rises and falls inside the fermenter like an … Continue reading

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Brewing Philosophy

As I write these words in my first ever blog post it’s becoming increasingly obvious that I am way out of my depth. Please bear with me while I get my blogging sea legs, and thanks for your patience. Having … Continue reading

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